Cherry-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sundaes

May 2011
Cherry-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sundaes

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Makes: 6 servings

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

  • 1 1/2 cups cherries, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate
  1. In a medium bowl, toss the cherries with the liqueur. Cover and let soak for at least 8 hours or overnight. Strain, reserving the liquid and cherries separately.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine 3/4 cup water and 3/4 cup sugar. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat until the sugar is dissolved. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool. Whisk in the cream and milk.
  3. Using an ice cream maker, process the milk mixture according to the manufacturers instructions. In a small saucepan, bring the reserved cherry juice and the remaining 2 tbsp. sugar to a boil, whisking. Cook over high heat until syrupy, about 5 minutes; remove from the heat and refrigerate. About 5 minutes before the ice cream is finished churning, mix in the reserved cherries and the chocolate. To serve, drizzle with the cherry syrup.