Caramel-Apple Ice Cream

Swirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat.

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  • Servings: 4 to 5
  • Time(Other): plus 4 hr freezing


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Granny Smith apples—peeled, quartered and very thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dulce de leche
  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream
  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish
  • Crumbled gingersnaps, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Melt the butter in a medium skillet. Add the apples and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until softened and browned, about 5 minutes. Add the sugar, cinnamon and 1/4 cup of water and cook for 2 minutes longer. Stir in the dulce de leche until melted. Scrape the mixture into a bowl and refrigerate until chilled.

  2. Fold the apple mixture into softened vanilla ice cream and freeze until firm, about 4 hours. Scoop into bowls and garnish with chocolate shavings and crumbled gingersnaps.

Contributed By Photo © Christina Holmes Published October 2012

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