Prune Ice Cream with Armagnac

Helado de Ciruela con Armagnac

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

  • About

This is another super pudding that is made commercially in Spain, but is best of all when home-made.


  • 1 litre ( pints) vanilla ice cream — see Almond Ice Cream if you want to make your own
  • 100


Take the vanilla ice cream out of the freezer for about 10 or 15 minutes to soften it, otherwise you’ll have a problem trying to mix the prunes with a frozen brick.

In the meantime, put the prunes into a small saucepan with their soaking liquid and a little water and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Drain, reserving the liquid, and chop them.

Put the softened ice cream into a large