for family meals :
recipe comes from Recipes in The Mail
and was submitted by Anonymous.
cup white sugar
2/3 cup water
1 1/2 cups brewed espresso
1/3 cup coffee flavored liqueur
1 (9 inch) sponge cake
1/4 cup finely ground espresso beans
2 pint espresso ice cream
2 pint coffee ice cream
a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar
and water. Bring to a boil, then remove from
heat and stir in espresso and coffee liqueur.
Let cool completely.
the sponge cake in half horizontally to make
two layers. Place bottom layer in a serving
dish. Brush with 3/4 cup coffee syrup. Sprinkle
2 tablespoons ground espresso evenly over surface
the espresso ice cream with the paddle attachment
of an electric mixer until spreadable. Spread
over bottom cake layer.
the top cake layer over the ice cream. Brush
with remaining coffee syrup. Place in freezer
the coffee ice cream until spreadable. Spread
the ice cream over the frozen cake, and swirl
to make pretty. Return cake to freezer until