Blackberry Brandy Sauce
Fresh ingredients make a rich-tasting blackberry brandy sauce to serve over ice cream, cheesecake, pancakes, angel food cake ... the possibilities are endless, and it makes everything look gorgeous. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makes12 servings (1/4 cup each)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 4 cups fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed
- 1 tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Vanilla ice cream, optional
- In a large saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch; stir in water. Add blackberries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10-12 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in brandy. Cool slightly. If desired, serve with ice cream.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup (calculated without ice cream): 93 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Sweet Black Brandy Sauce in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2014