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Cajeta Ice Cream Sundaes

Photo: Alex Farnum
Total time 5 mins
Yield Serves 4
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.


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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. *Find at Latino markets.

Barrio Café, Phoenix, and Barrio Queen, Scottsdale, Arizona