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Affogato Sundaes (Makes 4 servings)

Copyright 2008, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter/Publishers, All Rights Reserved


Photo: Quentin Bacon

1 pint hazelnut gelato or hazelnut ice cream
1 pint vanilla gelato or vanilla ice cream
8 tablespoons Tia Maria or KahlĂșa liqueur
8 tablespoons freshly brewed hot espresso
Sweetened Whipped Cream
Chocolate-covered espresso beans, chopped or whole

Place one scoop each of hazelnut and vanilla gelato in each of 4 dessert or café au lait bowls. Spoon 2 tablespoons of Tia Maria and 2 tablespoons of hot espresso over each serving. Dollop some whipped cream onto each serving and garnish with a handful of chocolate-covered espresso beans. Serve immediately.