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25 May 2006 @ 12:58 pm
Cherries Jubilee Ice Cream Pie  
I plan on trying this as soon as I get the stuff!!

1/3 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons brandy
1 12oz. pkg. frozen pitted dark sweet cherries
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
4 cups vanilla ic cream, softened

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
combine first 5 ingrediants in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. cool completely.
Combine butter and honey in a medium bowl. Add graham cracker crumbs, stirring to blend. Press mixture into bottom and up sides of a 9 inch pie plate. Bake at 375 for 8 minutes. Cool completely. Place 1/2 cup cooled cherry mixture in a food processor, process until smooth. Place the remaining cherry mixture in an airtight container, cover and chill.
Place softened ice cream in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add pureed cherry mixture, and gently fold in to achieve a swirl pattern. Spoon mixture into the cooled crust. Cover and freeze 4 hours or until firm. Top with reserved chrry sauce just before serving.