Thoroughly mix together the breadcrumbs and sugar. Carefully brown in a hot oven, stirring so that they become evenly brown and crisp. They need to be quite brown but be sure not to burn them as this makes the ice cream bitter.
Allow the crumbs to cool and then crush with a pestle and mortar.
Stir in the crumbs and a good few slurps of brandy to the lightly whipped cream—the bra