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Irish Cream Popsicles

 

Oh boy. These boozy pops are where it’s at. I have to admit, it’s hard to write about these since I had this stomach thing over the weekend that I’m still recovering from. So I’m trying to reminisce about a happier time when I was able to enjoy the thought of these. Despite that minor fact, I do have to say these adult popsicles are fantastic. The combination of coffee and Irish cream is so good, but the chocolate drizzle and biscoff cookie crumb topping are like O M G. It’s so easy to whip these fun little treats up. And if you want to make the kiddies feel included, you can always make a batch of these kid friendly pops I posted about recently. This treat is the best of both worlds it’s summer friendly and similar to the cookies and coffee snack I often enjoy when the weather is colder but now, plus liquor. It’s seriously a fun treat. So now that the weather is warmer you can make a batch to enjoy throughout these warmer days. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, combine coffee and Irish cream. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze until frozen through.
  2. To make the chocolate drizzle, melt chocolate in your microwave or on the stove top over low heat. Add a small amount of coconut oil to help set (not necessary, but I find it helpful). Using a spoon or pastry bag, drizzle the chocolate over the top. Sprinkle tops with crushed biscoff cookies and place back into the freezer until chocolate is set.
  3. Keep frozen until ready to eat!

Notes

Will Sing for Dessert original recipe

Affogato My Way

I love coffee. So to me, an affogato is such a special treat. I love the sweetness of the ice cream and the richness of the coffee. I tried this version two ways. The first version I added shaved chocolate. The second version, I added shaved chocolate and some crushed pecans. I think my preference is without pecans, which is the version pictured here. Baileys would also be a nice addition here. Just add in a couple tbsp.’s of the liquor with the coffee and I’m sure it would be delightful. Full disclosure, I’ve added just Baileys to ice cream before and let me tell you. It’s the best adult dessert ever. So I’m sure it would pair very nicely here. While I used vanilla ice cream for this version, I would also recommend getting creative and using some flavored ice cream. I made a cinnamon ice cream earlier this year, that I think would be divine. Because this is an affogato my way, I opted for my standard brewed coffee rather than espresso which is typical.

 

For the affogato:

3 scoops vanilla ice cream
3 tbsp. coffee
shaved chocolate

Place the ice cream in a glass. Top with 3 tbsp. of the brewed coffee. Top with shaved chocolate and enjoy!