Hot-Tin-Roof-Sundae Recipe

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  1. For chocolate-caramel sauce: Stir first 4 ingredients in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves, occasionally brushing down pan sides with wet pastry brush. Increase heat and boil until syrup is deep amber, swirling pan occasionally, about 10 minutes. Turn off heat. Add cream and butter (mixture will bubble up). Stir until any caramel bits dissolve. Stir in salt and vanilla. Add chocolate; stir until melted and smooth. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 week ahead. Transfer sauce to medium bowl; cover and chill. Rewarm before using.
  2. For ice cream: Bring milk, 6 tablespoons cocoa nibs, sugar, and corn syrup just to boil in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cover. Steep 20 minutes.
  3. Whisk egg yolks and cornstarch in medium bowl until blended; gradually whisk in warm milk mixture. Return custard to same saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until custard thickens and just begins to boil, 2 to 3 minutes. Strain custard into large bowl; discard nibs. Whisk in cream and coarse salt. Chill custard until cold.
  4. Process custard in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer to container; mix in remaining 6 tablespoons cocoa nibs. Cover and freeze at least 6 hours and up to 2 days.
  5. For each sundae, place 2 scoops ice cream in short tumbler; spoon warm sauce over. Sprinkle with Chili-Lime Peanuts.
  6. * Bits of shell-roasted cocoa beans; available at many specialty foods stores and from .
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1330.9 Kcal (5572 kJ)
Calories from fat 955.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 106.21g 163%
Cholesterol 390.02mg 130%
Sodium 684.11mg 29%
Potassium 215.23mg 5%
Total Carbs 79.63g 27%
Sugars 64.24g 257%
Dietary Fiber 4.39g 18%
Protein 22.79g 46%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 768.2mg 77%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 355.88 Kcal (1490 kJ)
Calories from fat 255.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.4g 163%
Cholesterol 104.29mg 130%
Sodium 182.93mg 29%
Potassium 57.55mg 5%
Total Carbs 21.29g 27%
Sugars 17.18g 257%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 18%
Protein 6.09g 46%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 13%
Iron 0.5mg 9%
Calcium 205.4mg 77%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 34.7
  • 38

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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