Aronia Berry Crumble Ice Cream recipe

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Berry Sauce:

1 c. chopped aronia berries

1 1/4 c. apple juice

1/2 c. sugar

2 T. corn starch

In a saucepan, heat chopped aronia and 1 c. of apple juice. Boil 2 minutes. Strain off pulp with a metal strainer. Return juice to saucepan and add sugar and dissolve cornstarch in remaining apple juice and heat mixture until thickened. Cool.


1 c. flour

1/4 c. brown sugar

1/2 c. butter (softened)

1/2 c. chopped lightly salted almonds

Combine all and pat onto a baking sheet. Bake 15 min. @ 350 degrees. Stir occasionally to form crumbs. Cool.

Swirl sauce and crumble into Wells' Blue Bunny Vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!

Aronia berries have 3 times the antioxidant level of blueberries, so, enjoy the health benefits along with this sweet treat.

Source: Mary Roder, Merrill. This recipe received first place in the Ice Cream Days Flavor Creation Contest, June 16, 2012. The contest was sponsored by First National Bank and Blue Bunny.