Knickerbocker glory 100

servings4
25 minutes

Ingredients

Knickerbocker Glory

  • 180ml of Amaretto, or Cognac
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 8 amaretti biscuits
  • 4 cinnamon wafers
  • 300g of vanilla ice cream
  • 150ml of chocolate sauce
  • 6 single espresso shots

To decorate (optional)

  • cinnamon wafers
  • 4 vanilla pods, split
  • coffee beans
  • 4 star anise

Method

1
Put 4 glasses into the freezer and leave them for several hours so that they get ice cold before using
2
Split the vanilla pod in half lengthways and scrape out the seeds. Crush half of the amaretto biscuits
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 4 amaretto biscuits
3
Pour a shot of alcohol into the bottom of each glass and stir in the seeds from the vanilla pod. Cover with a cinnamon wafer to allow everything else to sit above it
  • 180ml of Amaretto, or Cognac
  • 4 cinnamon wafers
4
Spoon a layer of ice cream into each glass and top with a whole amaretto biscuit, then follow with alternating layers of ice cream, chocolate sauce and crushed amaretti biscuits until the glasses are full
  • 300g of vanilla ice cream
  • 4 amaretto biscuits
  • 150ml of chocolate sauce
5
Just prior to serving, pour hot espresso to taste over the knickerbocker glories and top with cinnamon wafers, split vanilla pods, coffee beans and star anise, or as you prefer
  • 6 single espresso shots
  • cinnamon wafers
  • 4 vanilla pods, split
  • coffee beans
  • 4 star anise