with Blackberries Over Vanilla Bean Ice Cream


Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • 2 oz butter
  • 8 oz diced apples (medium) preferably Granny Smiths – about 2 apples
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry (optional addition)
  • 4 oz brandy
  • 8 oz fresh blackberries
  • Fresh mint for garnish (optional)


  • In heavy bottom pot, heat butter over medium heat, until hot and butter is cooking.
  • Add apples, and begin to caramelize, coating with butter.
  • Once apples begin to turn tender, add sugar, and let melt in the pan.
  • Caramelize sugar until golden brown.
  • Add brandy and cinnamon, stir all together.
  • Reduce until sauce has a thick consistency.
  • Remove from stove, add blackberries (reserve some for garnish), let stand to cool a little bit.
  • Pour over vanilla bean ice cream while warm.
  • Add whipped cream.
  • Garnish with fresh blackberries and mint