Open-Faced Ice-Cream Sandwiches

Open-Faced Ice-Cream SandwichesRecipe
Charles E. Walton IV
Have an open-faced sandwich of the sweet variety today! Pound cake works great as the base for this mouth-watering dessert topped with ice cream.


Makes 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes


3 cups assorted fresh fruit (such as peaches, blueberries, cherries, plums, and strawberries), chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons Grand Marnier (optional)
1 (10-ounce) jar lemon or lime curd*
8 (3/4-inch) slices brioche or pound cake, toasted
1 quart vanilla or other flavor ice cream


1. Combine fruit, sugar, and, if desired, Grand Marnier in a medium bowl, stirring gently until sugar dissolves. Let stand 15 minutes.

2. Spread 2 tablespoons lemon curd over each slice of toasted brioche; top with ice cream and fruit. Serve immediately.

*For testing purposes, we used Bella Cucina Meyer Lemon Spread.