Coffee Almond Floats
I experimented until I came up with a replica of my favorite coffeehouse drink. Served in a fancy glass with a maraschino cherry on top, it's an impressive beverage. —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
- 1 tablespoon hot water
- 2 cups 2% milk
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup vanilla ice cream
- In a small pitcher, dissolve coffee granules in hot water. Add the milk, brown sugar and extract. Place a scoop of ice cream in each of two chilled glasses; pour coffee mixture over top.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 314 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein.
Originally published as Coffee Almond Float in Reminisce February/March 2011