A brown cow has many definitions. Some people insist it is akin to a root beer float, while others say it’s a cream-filled cocktail. We decided to take some liberties and created our own version, the Baked Brown Cow. This is like an ice cream sundae for adults. Rich-tasting, yet simple to make, and with that final dusting of nutmeg, it can be the playful ending to a wonderful dinner.
Put the chocolate in a small heatproof bowl. In a small pot, bring the cream just to a boil. Immediately pour it over the chocolate. Let the mixture stand for 1 minute, then stir until smooth. Spoon about
Divide the ice cream between the glasses and let stand for about 5 minutes to melt slightly. Pour one shot of Kahlúa over each serving and garnish with a dusting of nutmeg. Serve immediately, with big ol’ spoons.
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