Brandied Apple Caramel Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

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By Susan Bickta
from Kutztown, PA

This sweet and spicey topping is loaded with apple flavor and is the perfect topping for vanilla ice cream or bread pudding. Topped with whipped cream ..... it is a delicious "comfort food" dessert.

serves 6-8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top


  •   3 Tbsp
  •   2 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  •   1/2 tsp
  •   1 medium
    gala apple, peeled, cored and finely diced
  •   1 jar(s)
    (12.25 ounces) caramel ice cream topping
  •   2 Tbsp
    apple flavored bourbon

How To Make

  • 1
    Place a 2 quart saucepan over medium high heat. Add the butter, sugar, cinnamon and apple.
  • 2
    Cook, stirring often, until mixture comes to a simmer.
  • 3
    Simmer for 3-4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, mixture has thickened slightly and apples are crisp/tender.
  • 4
    Mix in the caramel topping and bourbon. Mix well and simmer for 1-2 minutes or until alcohol has cooked away.
  • 5
    Serve immediately or transfer to a covered container and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Heat in microwave before serving.

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