Ingredients Per Person:

  • 1 scoop good-quality vanilla ice cream or gelato*
  • 1 shot (1 1/2 ounces) freshly brewed hot espresso or 1/3 cup strongly-brewed coffee

* You could substitute any flavor of coffee you would like. Chocolate and coffee-flavored ice creams also taste great!


  1. Brew the coffee according to the preparation and strength of your desire.
  2. In a small dessert glass or coffee cup, scoop the ice cream or gelato. Pour the hot prepared coffee or espresso over the top of the ice cream.