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Recipe by evelynathens

This is the easiest 'fancy' dessert I have up my sleeve. Since you're putting so little work into making such a fab dessert, be sure to use the best espresso roast and vanilla ice cream you can!

Top Review by Maito

This was very good! I used good quality low fat ice cream. We tried this with the vanilla and brandy, but also with chocolate ice cream and Frangelico. Both were quite yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 scoop premium vanilla ice cream
  • 1 fluid ounce fresh- brewed espresso (I would prefer the word 'demitasse' to 'fluid ounce' but the system won't take it, anyway, one of th)
  • 1 teaspoon brandy (optional)
  • 12 teaspoon sugar (optional)


  1. Put the scoop of ice cream in a pretty glass, bowl or coffee cup.
  2. Combine the hot espresso with the brandy and sugar and pour over ice cream.
  3. Serve immediately. (I have a recipe for Espresso Brittle posted - shards of this are lovely served over the Affogato).

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