Vanilla Ice Cream with Maple-Walnut Sauce
- 6 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1 quart vanilla ice cream
- 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
Simmer maple syrup and salt in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes (do not stir). Add 1/2 cup ice cream and whisk until smooth, about 1 minute. Stir in walnuts. DO AHEAD Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and chill. Rewarm over low heat, stirring often. Scoop remaining ice cream into bowls. Spoon sauce over and serve.