Coffee dessert recipe

Café Liégeois

This French coffee dessert is a delightful combination of tasty espresso, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel and just a touch of Dutch gin. Take your love for coffee to the next level with this coffee-based dessert recipe.


Prep time: 15 minutes


For one sundae glass
  • 2 capsules of L’OR Espresso (L'OR OnyxRistretto or Supremo would be perfect)
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 20ml fresh double cream
  • A dash of caramel syrup
  • Optional: cocoa powder or chocolate sprinkles to serve


  1. Cool a sundae glass in the refrigerator.
  2. Into a different glass, add the caramel syrup.
  3. Brew 2 cups of your favourite espresso and pour it over the caramel syrup and stir.
  4. Add the vanilla ice cream to the cooled sundae glass, then pour the coffee over the top.
  5. Whisk the cream lightly and pour it over the coffee dessert, using the convex side of a spoon.
  6. Add a thin layer of cocoa powder or chocolate sprinkles to make your café Liégeois a delicious after dinner treat.