Light And Refreshing

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes

with Berries and Almond Brittle
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Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes - A summer dream in red and white - adorable and simply delicious

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Health Score:
73 / 100
1 hr
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Nutritional values

Thanks to yogurt and low-fat curd, this recipe allows you to enjoy ice cream in a far healthier way. 

You can easily vary this recipe. Whether it is raspberries, blueberries, or currants, all small fruits benefit with their high content of cell-protecting substances and vitamins.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie280 cal.(13 %)
Protein13 g(13 %)
Fat9 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates33 g(22 %)
Sugar added17 g(68 %)
Roughage4.5 g(15 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin3.8 mg(32 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate86 μg(29 %)
Pantothenic acid1.2 mg(20 %)
Biotin12.6 μg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.8 μg(27 %)
Vitamin C77 mg(81 %)
Potassium555 mg(14 %)
Calcium236 mg(24 %)
Magnesium64 mg(21 %)
Iron1.5 mg(10 %)
Iodine9 μg(5 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.3 g
Uric acid45 mg
Cholesterol13 mg
Development of this recipe:


½ Vanilla bean
2 Tbsps brown cane sugar
Carob (2 measuring cups)
1 lb Yogurt (3.5% fat)
5 ozs Sour cream
4 ozs Blackberry
1 lb Strawberries
1 lemon
3 Tbsps slivered almonds
1 Tbsp sugar
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Sour creamBlackberrysugarStrawberrylemon

Kitchen utensils

1 Knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Cutting board, 1 flat freezer-proof Bowl (1 liter capacity), 1 deep bowl, 1 Sieve, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Paper towel, 1 Zester, 1 Skillet, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Rolling pin, 1 small ice cream scoop, 1 Whisk, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Bowl, 1 Plastic wrap

Preparation steps

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 1

Halve vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Combine the vanilla seeds, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, carob powder, yogurt, and sour cream in a bowl, stirring until the brown sugar has dissolved.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 2

Pour the mixture into a shallow freezer-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until solid, about 3 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 3

Meanwhile, rinse the blackberries and drain. Rinse and hull the strawberries and drain well. Pat both types of berries dry with paper towels. Cut the strawberries into small pieces. Place 1/3 of the strawberries in a tall vessel and blend until frothy with an immersion blender.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 4

Rinse the lemon in hot water and wipe dry with paper towels. Remove half of lemon zest in fine strips with a zester. Squeeze out the juice from half a lemon (reserve other half for another use.). 

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 5

Toast the almonds in a dry non-stick skillet over medium heat until golden brown. Transfer to a plate. 

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 6

Cook the 1 tablespoon sugar in a pan until golden brown and caramelized, then remove from heat.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 7

Stir 1 tablespoon lemon juice into the hot caramel and bring to a boil. Stir in the lemon zest and almonds.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 8

Immediately pour almond caramel onto a piece of parchment paper, cover with a second piece of parchment and roll out with a rolling pin until very thin. (Caution, the caramel is very hot!) Then allow to cool.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 9

Thaw ice cream in the refrigerator until softened, then stir once with an immersion blender. Divide half of the remaining strawberries among 4 sundae glasses. Scoop the ice cream into 3 balls for each sundae and place in glass.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 10

Top with blackberries, remaining strawberry pieces and strawberry puree.

Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes preparation step 11

Break the almond brittle into large pieces. Garnish sundaes with the brittle and serve immediately.