Recipe courtesy of Prima Magazine.
If you want a really quick, cool dessert on Christmas Day, this rich ice cream is just unbeatable.
3 1/2 pt (2 litres) good quality vanilla ice cream
1 lb (450g) mincemeat
2 tblsp (30ml) orange juice
8 tblsp (120ml) brandy
Step One : Remove ice cream from the carton and place in a bowl. Leave out of freezer to soften slightly.
Step Two : Place mincemeat and orange juice in a saucepan and heat gently until suet melts. Cool.
Step Three : Stir mixture into softened ice cream, incorporating it as evenly as possible. Return to freezer. Beat well after an hour.
Step Four : Scoop ice cream into balls and place in serving dishes. Drizzle a spoonful of brandy over each dish and serve.