(WTNH) - July is National Ice Cream Month and what better way to celebrate than with foodie Stephen Fries. He joined Connecticut Style and shared some delicious ice cream topping recipes.
2 cups fresh blueberries
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or lemon extract
Clean blueberries, place in a bowl and crush them. Add sugar, lemon juice and salt. Mix well. Place in a small saucepan and bring blueberry mixture to a boil. Add vanilla or lemon extract. Chill.
Peanut butter and chocolate sauce
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
In a 2-quart saucepan, combine corn syrup, peanut butter, and cream. Bring to a boil. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted. Store in the refrigerator. To serve, warm up and drizzle over ice cream.
(recipe from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home)
1 pound fresh black cherries, pitted, or frozen black cherries
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup brandy
Combine the cherries, sugar and brandy in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Boil for 5 minutes, then remove from the heat and let cool. Refrigerate overnight if possible before serving.
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