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Creamy Chocolate Almond Coffee

Creamy Chocolate Almond Coffee

Surprise guests with mugs of dessert!


  • 1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 scoops (about 1/4 cup each) chocolate ice cream
  • 4 cups strong hot coffee
  • Chocolate shavings or toasted sliced almonds, if desired


  1. In chilled small bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and almond extract with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  2. Place 1 scoop ice cream in each of 4 cups or mugs.
  3. Pour coffee over ice cream.
  4. Top with whipped cream.
  5. Garnish with chocolate shavings or almonds.
  6. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Serve this indulgent coffee with chocolate-covered spoons. Look for them at gourmet stores. Or make your own by dipping silver or plastic spoons into melted candy coating; refrigerate until firm.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 115); Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 45mg; Sodium 40mg; Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars ncg); Protein 2g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 6%; Iron 2%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: nc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills

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