Hot Date Ice Cream Sundaes

Hot Date Ice Cream Sundaes Recipe
This is our banana-enriched version of the Hot Date sundae, served at Poppy restaurant in Seattle. Add a shot of rum to make this even more provocative.

Yield:

Serves 4

Recipe from

Sunset

Recipe Time

Prep: 1 Hours
Freeze: 3 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 832
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Protein 8.1 g
Fat 34 g
Satfat 17 g
Carbohydrate 134 g
Fiber 8.8 g
Sodium 244 mg
Cholesterol 98 mg

Ingredients

3 ripe bananas, peeled
3 1/2 teaspoons sugar, divided
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 1/2 cups (10 oz.) Medjool dates, halved and pitted
1/4 cup cold whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 ounces moist, dark store-bought or homemade banana bread, cut into 1-in. cubes (about 5 cups)
1/4 cup coarsely chopped toasted walnuts

Preparation

1. Purée 2 bananas, 2 tsp. sugar, and the lemon juice in a food processor. In a large bowl, fold purée into ice cream, leaving streaks. Freeze until firm, 3 hours.

2. Melt butter, brown sugar, and salt in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Add dates and 1/2 cup water and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes.

3. Whisk cream with remaining 1 1/2 tsp. sugar and the vanilla in a bowl until soft peaks form.

4. Divide bread among 4 bowls. Slice remaining banana. Scoop ice cream into bowls and top with banana, dates and sauce, whipped cream, and nuts.

Ivy Manning,

Sunset

July 2012
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