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September 2, 2012 at 2:26 pm
· Filed under Entertaining, Ice Cream-Sorbet-Yogurt, Recipes
In no more than five minutes, you can make a drinkable dessert for grown-ups: espresso ice cream shooters.
It’s like a mini affogato.
This recipe comes from Starbucks, which has easy recipe ideas on its ice cream website.
ESPRESSO SHOOTERS RECIPE
1 cup Starbucks VIA Italian Roast or Decaf Italian Roast, prepared according to package directions and chilled (or brew and chill espresso/Italian roast coffee from scratch)
1 small scoop (4 tablespoons) coffee ice cream
Optional: 1 teaspoon coffee liqueur per shot glass
Optional: cinnamon or chocolate-covered espresso bean for garnish
Ready in five minutes (photo © Starbucks).
1. Add four teaspoons of liqueur to espresso. Pour chilled espresso into 4 chilled shot glasses.
2. If you are not using the liqueur, no sweetener is necessary. But if your preference is for sweet coffee, pre-sweeten the cup of coffee before pouring into shot glasses.
3. Top with a cookie scoop’s worth of coffee ice cream. Garnish, if desired, with cinnamon and serve with cut straws and/or espresso spoons.
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