Summertime Fresh Fruit Sundaes [or oven]

Comments: Excellent with any seasonal fresh fruit such as pears, peaches, nectarines, apples, apricots, garnished if desired with a few colorful cranberries.
If desired, bake this fruits sauce into a preheated 325F [160C] oven, for 25 minutes.



4 peaches, peeled and stoned
4 prunes, peeled and stoned
1/2 cup [125 mL] well packed brown sugar
1/4 cup [60 mL] Peach Schnapps, Amaretto Liqueur, Grand Marnier Liqueur or orange juice
1 tablespoon [15 mL] lemon juice
2 tablespoons [30 g] butter, into pieces
4 cups [1 L] pure [if possible] vanilla ice cream
Roasted slivered almonds
Fancy plain wafers



Cut fruits into approximately 1/2-inch [1.3-cm] thick segments [approximately 8 per fruit]; arrange into an al foil dish.
Into a bowl, beat together brown sugar, Peach Schnapps, Amaretto Liqueur, Grand Marnier Liqueur or orange juice and lemon juice.
Pour mixture over fruit segments; dot with butter pieces.
Tightly cover with al foil.
Barbecue over just warm charcoals for 20 to 30 minutes, until softened, shaking dish every once in a while to well coat fruits segments with sauce.
Uncover; stir well.
Scoop vanilla ice cream into individual dessert bowls; top with hot mixed fruits sauce.
Sprinkle with roasted slivered almonds and decorate with fancy plain wafers.
Serve immediately.