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amaretto cafe for a crowd

a recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

This sounds like a fun one to try during the holidays. From Cappuccino Espresso the Book of Beverages by Christie and Thomas Katona.

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For amaretto cafe for a crowd

  • 2 oz
    semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4
    shots espresso
  • steamed milk
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    whipped cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    semisweet chocolate, grated

How To Make amaretto cafe for a crowd

  • 1
    In a heavy saucepan, combine finely chopped chocolates, sugars and half-and-half.
  • 2
    Simmer over low heat until chocolate is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • 3
  • 4
    Add amaretto and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 5
    To serve, pour 1/4 of the mixture into each coffee cup.
  • 6
    Add 1 shot espresso to each cup and fill with steamed milk.
  • 7
    Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
  • 8
    Serve immediately.

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