Recipe courtesy of Julia Reynolds
40 min
10 min
30 min
6 servings


For the Granny Apple sundae topping:
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 80 ounces apples peeled, sliced and cored
  • 20 ounces brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
For assembly:
  • 6 scoops ice cream, your choice
  • 1 banana
  • 3 toppings
  • Whipped cream 
  • Nuts, your choice
  • Chocolate syrup, recipe follows
  • 1 recipe Wet Walnuts, recipe follows
  • 1 cherry
Chocolate Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate powder (recommended: Forbes)
  • 1 cup water
Wet Walnuts:
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • Simple syrup: (Combine 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup sugar and heat until sugar dissolves; cool)


Special equipment: Several spoons to share with others

For assembly:

Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the apples and cook until just soft, turning frequently. Turn off heat, add brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss to cover apples.

Serve warm over vanilla ice cream. Top with banana, your choice of toppings, whipped cream, nuts, Chocolate syrup, Wet Walnuts, and finish with a cherry.

Chocolate Syrup:

Bring water to boil. Mix sugar and chocolate together and then add water and mix.

Wet Walnuts:

Put walnuts into a bowl and add simple syrup, to taste.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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