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GREAT ice cream topping!

This is fantastic -

makes about 4 cups:

1 1/2 cups light brown sugar

1/2 pound of unsalted butter

1/2 tsp of lemon zest

1/2 tsp of orange zest

3 tablespoons of heavy cream

1 pound of pecans

Melt the butter and sugar together along with the two zests. Turn up the heat and boil for 3-4 minutes. Off the heat, mix in the cream and pecans. Store in an airtight container.

Divine!

by Anonymousreply 1604/02/2013

Wouldn't the zests get rather overwhelmed in all that butter, sugar, and cream? Looks more like a cake frosting recipe to me!

by Anonymousreply 104/01/2013

frightening!

by Anonymousreply 204/01/2013

[quote]Butter sugar and cream are not good for you

NO! Are you sure?

by Anonymousreply 404/01/2013

I dont like zest.

by Anonymousreply 504/01/2013

The zest adds just a little lightness and floral hint to it.

by Anonymousreply 604/01/2013

It sounds like a good basic caramel pecan sauce. I'm sure the zest adds flavor but it's optional.

by Anonymousreply 704/01/2013

I eat shit.

by Anonymousreply 804/01/2013

Another great topping:

Hersey's chocolate syrup out of a squeeze bottle.

by Anonymousreply 904/01/2013

Heavy cream is expensive -- would half & half work?

by Anonymousreply 1004/01/2013

Serve with a Novolog Flexpen

by Anonymousreply 1104/01/2013

If you don't like zest, use a little salt. Caramel is usually too sweet, and either one will cut it.

R3, yogurt tastes awful. It dries white on the spoon unless you lick it off the spoon very aggressively. It's a really icky food, seriously.

by Anonymousreply 1204/01/2013

Sounds great and worth the effort I'm sure. You are the devil, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1304/02/2013

[quote]Butter sugar and cream are not good for you. Try a small dish of low fat yogurt instead. It's easier and more healthy.

You're still eating dairy products? Do you WANT to be fat?

by Anonymousreply 1404/02/2013

Growing up, we'd pour a can of fruit cocktail over our ice cream.

by Anonymousreply 1504/02/2013

The fat and the dairy are fine, but the sugar... the sugar... That stuff is poison. There are many ways around it that still taste good.

by Anonymousreply 1604/02/2013
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