The idea for Brownies ala Mode with Wild Berry Sauce came to me when I was out with Jim on a date night. We like to go to Ted’s Montana Grill for dinner together. The restaurant isn’t too loud and the high back booths are private. It’s a place where we can have a conversation, something that’s a challenge at home sometimes.
The last time we were in there, the waitress gave us a dessert menu. We were stuffed, but I wanted to look over the menu anyway. The restaurant has nice theming and I wondered if they would have desserts that fit the wild, out-west theme. I was surprised to see that most of the desserts didn’t fit at all. I told Jim I was surprised by that. He asked what I would serve.
And that’s when I came up with this idea.
Deep chocolate brownies, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a lightly sweetened mixed berry sauce over it all.
This is so easy to make at home. It would make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or a dinner with company. But it’s also simple enough for a plain old Tuesday night.
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