Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Total:
10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cold whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon espresso powder
  • 1 pint chocolate gelato or ice cream

Directions

Using an electric mixer, beat the cream in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Cover and refrigerate the whipped cream.

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. Scoop 1/2 cup of the gelato or ice cream into each of 4 dessert bowls or glasses. Pour 2 tablespoons or 1 shot of hot espresso over each. Top with the whipped cream and serve immediately.

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