Vanilla Ice Cream with Balsamic Fig Sauce

Total Time:
18 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
13 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 pints vanilla bean ice cream
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar, eyeball it
  • 1/2 cup water, eyeball it
  • 10 dried Mission figs or 20 baby Mission figs, chopped
  • 1 canister prepared real whipped cream from dairy aisle of market
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, to garnish
Directions
  • Place ice cream on counter to soften. In a small pot, combine vinegar and water and bring to a boil. Add figs and reduce heat to simmer. Stew figs in sauce until they are soft and sauce is thick and syrupy, about 12 minutes.

  • Scoop ice cream into glass goblets or other dessert dishes and top liberally with hot balsamic fig sauce and whipped cream. Garnish the top of the whipped cream with a little freshly grated nutmeg.


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