Almond (Amaretto) affogato recipe

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Affogato,  is a classic Italian dessert or beverage where ice cream is topped with a shot of Espresso coffee. Affogato comes in different variations. In this recipe, vanilla ice cream is topped with Espresso coffee, Amaretto liqueur and whipped cream.
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1/3 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup strong Espresso
1/2 cup Amaretto liqueur
4 scoops good quality vanilla ice cream


Prepare the Espresso coffee (you can also use 1 Tbsp instant Espresso powder dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water).

Beat the cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
Place 1 scoop of the vanilla ice cream into a tall glass. Top with 2 tablespoons of Espresso, 2 tablespoons of Amaretto and finish with a dollop of whipped cream. Repeat with the remaining 3 servings. Serve immediately.
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