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Licorice Candy Sundae

Licorice Candy Sundae 1.000
I Spice Apr 2, 2010

You can find the Australian-style licorice in candy stores or easily on

Servings: 1
  • 1/2 cup vanilla bean ice cream
  • 1 teaspoon sambuca, ouzo or other licorice-flavored liqueur
  • 1-inch piece of Australian-style black licorice, such as Darrell Lea brand, cut into small bits (see headnote)


Place the ice cream in a small bowl; drizzle the liqueur over top. Scatter the licorice pieces over the ice cream.

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Adapted from a recipe by Frances-Largeman Roth, food editor for Health magazine.

Tested by Monica Bhide.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 170

% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 8g 12%

Saturated Fat: 5g 25%

Cholesterol: 30mg 10%

Sodium: 65mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates: 20g 7%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 16g

Protein: 3g

*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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