Cajeta Ice Cream Sundaes

Cajeta Ice Cream Sundaes Recipe
Photo: Alex Farnum
Silvana Salcido Esparza, chef of the popular Barrio Café in Phoenix and Barrio Queen in Scottsdale, Arizona, uses cajeta (caramel) in several tangy, decadent desserts at her restaurants. Here's a no-effort option.


Serves 4
Total time: 5 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 483
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Protein 5.7 g
Fat 24 g
Satfat 7.6 g
Carbohydrate 55 g
Fiber 2 g
Sodium 141 mg
Cholesterol 44 mg


3 cups vanilla ice cream
1/4 cup coffee liqueur, such as Kahlúa
1/2 cup cajeta*
1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans


Scoop ice cream into bowls or widemouthed wineglasses. Drizzle liqueur and cajeta on top and sprinkle with pecans.

*Find at Latino markets.