Caramel Top Hats Recipe
A plain purchased pound cake's at the heart of the elegant-looking dessert. I've used angel food cake, cupcakes, doughnuts and even a stack of cookies as the base in place of the pound cake. Top it off with a fun selection of sundae makings—nuts, orange rinds, cherries, etc.—Nova MacIssac, Souris, Prince Edward Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup evaporated milk
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 4 slices pound cake
- Butter pecan ice cream
- 1. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, milk, butter and corn syrup; mix well. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through (do not boil).
- 2. Top each slice of cake with a scoop of ice cream; drizzle with warm caramel sauce. Serve immediately. Refrigerate any leftover sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
1 serving (1 each) equals 422 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 78 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.
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