Iced Espresso

For espresso lovers, here is a quick dessert to enjoy. This is also known as Affogato, a more luxuriant version we have covered here. As a variation to this coffee dessert, pour 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur over ice-cream in glass. Top with espresso. Serves 4

1/2 cup ground espresso coffee beans
2 cups boiling water
white sugar, to taste
2 litres vanilla ice-cream

Place coffee in a plunger. Pour over boiling water. Stir and stand for 3 minutes. Plunge coffee and transfer to a heatproof jug. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Place chilled coffee and 8 scoops ice-cream in a blender. Blend until smooth and frothy. Spoon 1 small scoop remaining ice-cream into each serving glass. Pour over blended espresso. Serve.


Cat Ray said...

Wow, this seems delicious. I have recently been looking at Espresso Machines to purchase. Once I get one this will be definitely be made with a latte.