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Recipe: Ice Cream with Raisin Apera Sauce


This grown-up ice cream sundae combines sweet fortified wine and honey into a delicious syrup that plumps up dried fruit, turning a summery dessert into an extravagance. Use your choice of dried fruit and nuts or whatever you have at hand.

Prep 5 mins ∙ Cook 20 mins ∙ Makes 6 ∙ Difficulty Easy


  • ½ cup Raisin Apera
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup dried figs, sliced
  • 2 tbsp dried currants
  • ¼ cup toasted pistachios, finely chopped
  • 6 cups vanilla ice cream


Heat Raisin Apera and honey in a small saucepan over low heat for a few minutes.
Stir in dried fruit, cover, and remove from heat. Allow to stand for 20 minutes. Stir in toasted almonds just prior to serving.
Divide ice cream into serving bowls and pour sauce over the top.

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