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Catholic Recipe: Plum Pudding with Coffee-Brandy Ice Cream Sauce


  • Canned plum pudding
  • 1 pint coffee ice cream
  • 1 Tablespoon brandy or brandy flavoring
  • Nutmeg
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: England

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Plum pudding isn't just for Christmas. Make this delicious coffee-brandy sauce to pour over a store-bought plum pudding for an easy dessert at Thanksgiving.


Heat pudding as directed on can. just before serving, break up 1 pint coffee ice cream with fork; add 1 tablespoon brandy flavoring; beat with rotary or electric beater until smooth; turn into chilled serving dish; sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve with heated pudding. Makes 8 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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