READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by marisk

This recipe is from Food Network, the Giada De Laurentiis Show: Everyday Italian Episode: Chocolate

Top Review by Pikake21

So wonderful! I was buying this at a local Italian coffee shop so much that I had to start making it myself. This is actually the exact recipe that I use, and it works like a charm every time. Thanks for posting, marisk!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream in a medium bowl until soft peaks form.
  2. Cover and refrigerate the whipped cream.
  3. Whisk the boiling water and espresso powder in a 1 cup glass measuring cup until the powder is dissolved, or use an espresso machine to make 4 shots of espresso.
  4. Scoop 1/2 cup of the gelato or ice cream into each of 4 dessert bowls or glasses.
  5. Pour 2 tablespoons or 1 shot of hot espresso over each.
  6. Top with the whipped cream and serve immediately.

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