18 to 22 small ice cubes, crushed
7 ounces double-strength coffee, chilled (see below for recipe)
2 tablespoons vanilla, hazelnut, raspberry, or other Fontana syrup
Whipped cream or ice cream for garnish
Place the ice, coffee, sugar, and syrup in a blender. Blend until the frappe is smooth. Pour into a large, tall glass. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of your favorite ice cream.
Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Here's the recipe for double-strength coffee:
1 2/3 cups (16 standard scoops) coarsely ground coffee
12 cups water, simmering
Place coffee into a 12 cup coffee press. Add water. Allow to brew 4 minutes, plunge, then pour into an ice-filled pitcher. To prevent breakage, pour slowly and use a heat-resistant pitcher. Serve over ice, adding cream and sugar to taste.
Yield: 12 cups
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