Posts Tagged ‘Blueberry’



You can always tell when I’m dieting;  either the blogs are all about healthy food, fruits and vegetables OR the blog becomes my fantasy virtual dessert cart.  I can see that this round of the 17 day diet is going to be tough since it is only Day 2 and already I’m posting recipes with ice cream (my favorite food) and alcohol.

Gail, a steady contributor to this blog sent me a list of summer desserts (source: Real Simple) and I knew right away that there were several that were blog-worthy because they are simple, quick and tasty.  I know that just from reading the recipe, not sure how much influence my recent abstinence from carbs and sugar and alcohol might have on this choice.  Whatever, believe me, these are going to be good.  For the next several Tuesdays I will be posting one of these summertime desserts.

Blueberry-Gin Sundaes

1 cup blueberries

1/3 cup gin

1 pint vanilla ice cream

In a small saucepan, combine blueberries and gin.  Simmer, stirring frequently, until berries burst and the mixture begins to thicken, 5-8 minutes, let cool.

Divide 1 pint of vanilla ice cream among bowls and top with blueberry sauce. 


Make and refrigerate the blueberry sauce up to a day ahead,

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