Grapes Jubilee

Mark Boughton
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 9 mins

With grapes available nearly all-year-round, you'll want to keep this quick & easy recipe on hand for when you want to casually impress.


1/3cup sugar
1 3/4teaspoons cornstarch
1cup cold water
3cups seedless red grapes (about 1 pound)
Grated rind of 1 orange
1tablespoon kirsch or Courvoisier
2cups vanilla ice cream


  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Stir in water. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, until mixture comes to a full boil.
  2. Add grapes and boil briskly 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add orange rind and kirsch and boil 1 minute.
  3. Scoop ice cream into individual serving dishes and spoon grape sauce over tops.

—Recipe by Jean Kressy

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 30
  • Calories 300
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Potassium 350mg
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 50g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 30%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 2%