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Rum Raisin Ice Cream Sauce

Rum Raisin Ice Cream Sauce

Four pantry staples are all you need to create sweet Rum Raisin Ice Cream Sauce.

Sunset DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/4 cups
  • Total:20 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dark rum (such as Myers's)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream


1. In a small bowl, combine raisins and rum and let sit 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine sugar with 1/4 cup water. Boil over high heat (don't stir) until a spot starts to turn brown, about 8 minutes. Gently swirl pan until sugar is an even amber color.

3. Carefully whisk cream into sugar mixture (it will boil furiously). Remove from heat and stir in raisins and rum. Let cool completely before packaging.

Make ahead: Cool, then cover and chill up to 2 weeks. Reheat to serve.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-tbsp. serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 166
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Sodium: 5.7mg
  • Cholesterol: 16mg

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