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#46 Ice cream with coffee and cherry brandy
If you like boozy affogato, you will love this.
We always make affogato with Kahlua but there was one time when we set the coffee liqueur aside and spiked the coffee with something else. That “something else” was cherry brandy.
Is it a drink or a dessert? You decide.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2 people
2 scoops vanilla ice cream (store-bought is quite alright)
2 tablespoon cherry brandy
piping hot extra strong coffee (about one cup)
strawberry syrup (optional)
Pour the cherry brandy into demitasse cups (2 to 3 oz. capacity).
Add the vanilla ice cream.
Pour the coffee over the ice cream. If the ice cream settles to the bottom and there is more space for coffee, add more coffee.
Drizzle syrup over the coffee and ice cream, of you like. Me, I like.
Swirl the glass a few times and drink it up straight. Or use a dessert spoon to enjoy the watchamacallit more slowly.
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