Three Italian Desserts

Total Time:
5 min
5 min

1 serving

  • Italian Dessert No. 1:
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Freshly brewed hot espresso
  • Frangelico, hazelnut liqueur
  • Shavings of dark chocolate
  • Toasted hazelnuts, chopped
  • Biscotti
  • Italian Dessert No. 2:
  • Pound cake, store-bought or homemade
  • Amaretto, almond-flavored liqueur
  • Swiss Chocolate ice cream
  • Toasted sliced almonds
  • Italian Dessert No. 3:
  • Vin Santo, sweet Italian dessert wine, chilled, for dipping
  • Biscotti
  • Clementines
  • Chocolate covered salted caramels
Watch how to make this recipe. Italian Dessert No. 1:
  • Place one scoop of ice cream in a glass dish and drown the ice cream in espresso. Add a generous splash of Frangelico and scatter shavings of dark chocolate over the top. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the hazelnuts over the chocolate and garnish with a Biscotti. Serve immediately.

Italian Dessert No. 2:
  • Place a thick slice of cake on a dessert plate and drizzle generously with Amaretto. Place a scoop of ice cream on top of the cake and sprinkle the almonds over the ice cream. Serve immediately.

Italian Dessert No. 3:
  • Pour the Vin Santo in a glass placed in the middle of a large serving plate. Arrange the Biscotti, Clementines and caramels decoratively around the glass.

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