Stimulate the postdinner set with this espresso-based treat that combines sweet, bitter, and booze.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Just before serving, scoop ice cream into four small bowls or large coffee cups. Divide liqueur among four small glasses, if using; serve liqueur and espresso alongside each bowl, and let each person pour them over the ice cream.

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Cook's Notes

Although traditional gelato is denser than ice cream and therefore melts more slowly, you can use either one for equally delicious results. If you prefer, substitute very strong brewed coffee for the espresso.

Reviews (2)

23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/18/2011
Really Yummy but simple desert!
Rating: Unrated
07/07/2008
How many ounces of espresso or strong coffee is used in this recipe (for those of us who don't own demitasse cups).