Coffee Sundaes with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel

Coffee Sundaes with Salted Peanut Butter CaramelRecipe
Photo: Peden & Munk; Styling: Amy Wilson


The sweet and salty combo in this sundae is truly amazing. Serve it to special guests, or treat the family to a weeknight splurge.


Serves 4
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 484
Caloriesfromfat 60 %
Protein 9.7 g
Fat 32 g
Satfat 14 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Sodium 569 mg
Cholesterol 107 mg


2/3 cup store-bought good-quality caramel sauce
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/3 cup chunky old-fashioned peanut butter
1 pt. coffee ice cream or frozen yogurt
1 cup sweetened whipped cream
1/4 cup chopped salted roasted peanuts
1 teaspoon whole roasted coffee beans, crushed


1. Put caramel sauce and salt in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until sauce is warm but not boiling and salt dissolves, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in peanut butter until incorporated.

2. Scoop 1/2 cup ice cream into each bowl. Top each with 1/4 cup caramel sauce, 1/4 cup whipped cream, 1 tbsp. peanuts, and a sprinkling of coffee beans.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Also featured in: Sunset, January 2012;