This homemade ice cream sauce is easy to make and will delight your taste buds. Tart cherries are cooked with amaretto and brown sugar until thickened and bubbly, and then further flavored with a touch of almond extract. It tastes so good you may never want to buy that store-bought chocolate sauce again!
Tips: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Sweet'N Low(R) Brown or Sugar Twin(R) Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 178 cal., 28 g carb., 73 mg sodium, 9 percent calcium, 1 percent iron.
If using fresh cherries, use 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch; if using frozen cherries, use 1 teaspoon cornstarch.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup ice cream and about 1/4 cup sauce
191 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 31.3g; dietary fiber 1.2g; sugars 24.1g; fat 6.1g; saturated fat 3.9g; cholesterol 17.6mg; vitamin a iu 1283.1IU; vitamin c 7.8mg; folate 6.3mcg; calcium 96.2mg; iron 0.3mg; magnesium 7.4mg; potassium 140.3mg; sodium 73.9mg.