I've been making this recipe for close on 30 years. It's great, but only as great as the ice-cream you use. Don't be tempted to use any more liqueur as the alcohol stops the ice-cream setting (I've tried!) These are wonderful for a dinner party.
My mom used to make this fruit, jello, and ice cream mold every special dinner when I was growing up. I'd forgotten about it, but I just stumbled upon it again. Had to whip some up. Mmmmmm--or maybe it is just nostalgia---you'll have to tell me. Cook time is chill time, and can probably be reduced. The instructions have been revised based on Kittencal's review.
Super good desert. I've loved this desert since I worked at a fancy restaurant as a waitress putting these together. I've been trying to get the recipe right for the filling for quite sometime and I've finally got it! Enjoy!!!!
Ok, this dessert is to die for, no kidding. Moist and sweet, full of sticky dates and lots of caramel flavour. The toffee sauce is it’s crowning glory. DO please make it, but if you want you can just serve it warm with some cold vanilla ice cream melting over the top. (Make the sauce though….you won’t be sorry you did!)
This is just to die for!! I've never served this without someone wanting the recipe, but more than that, they want to take leftovers home! (That's why I always make a double batch!). It's a simple make-ahead sauce and can be used for dessert or breakfast. It's a great presentation when served in a wine or martini glass. I got this recipe from Bon Appetit magazine in 1995.
Named after the city of Nanaimo in British Columbia, the first time this square was published under that name was in the early 1950's in the Vancouver Sun newspaper! This version of the original bar is from Company's Coming - 150 Delicious Squares! Later versions change the vanilla custard layer to mint or peanut butter but the original is my favourite.
You can make this a day ahead of a special occasion or keep it in the freezer. I used to freeze half because I'm very weak & I would eat the whole thing myself BUT I soon discovered that it tastes good even when its frozen!
A favourite dessert of many. This makes good use of stale bread. Who knew that with such simple ingredients as bread, apples, butter, sugar…..you could make something so delicious and magnificent! It’s magic! When rhubarb replaces the apples, it is known as Blushing Betty! Another example of North American Colonial thrift!
I love this recipe because it is so easy to make and yet it always gets 'oohs' when people see the candies and 'aahs' when they taste them!
I've gotten several z-mails asking about the candy coating. They are wafers that you melt to then dip candies into to coat them. They are usually sold in the candy section of craft or baking stores. I've seen them in the candy making section of Wal-Mart also. If you look at the ingredients photo on Recipe #104941, you'll see a photo of them. They are a different 'stiffness' than white chocolate chips but some reviews have successfully used those when they can't find the candy coating. Hope that helps!