• Brownie Ice Cream Cake & Berry Sauce

    Our daughter, Julie, served this cake the last time we were together. It’s one of the almost homemade recipes that seem to be so popular these days, and it was a hit with the chocolate and berry lovers.

    The finished product

    The finished product, as you can see, we put some whipped cream on top, but the recipe did not call for that.

    Pressing the top layer of brownies over ice cream.

    Pressing the top layer of brownies over ice cream.

    Ingredients For Brownies

    1 Box Brownie Mix
    1/4 Cup Water
    1/4 Cup Apple Sauce
    1/4 Cup Oil
    2 Eggs
    Softened Vanilla Ice Cream, about 1 3/4 quarts

    Preparation

    1. Mix all the above and bake brownies according to box directions. Cool completely.

    2. Cut brownies into one-inch pieces or tear into pieces.

    3. Press 1/2 of the brownies into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.

    4. Spread ice cream over brownies.

    5. Press remaining brownies over ice cream.

    6. Freeze for at least one hour.

    Ingredients For Berry Sauce

    2 Tablespoons Butter
    1/3 Cup Sugar
    1/4 Cup Honey
    2 Tablespoons Lime Juice
    1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
    1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
    1 Quart Fresh Strawberries
    2 Cups Fresh Blueberries
    2 Cups Fresh Raspberries

    Preparation

    1. Melt butter over medium heat in sauce pan.

    2. Add the rest of the ingredients in order and continue simmering for 3-5 minutes.

    Cut cake into squares and top with berries. Serve while berries are warm.

    About Fredda Jones

    Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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