A Taste of Italy: Classic Affogato Recipe

By Kettler

September 8 2023

Affogato a classic Italian dessert that beautifully marries the bold flavors of espresso with the creamy goodness of vanilla ice cream. 


1 shot of freshly brewed espresso 1 scoop of high-quality vanilla ice cream Optional toppings: chocolate shavings, crushed nuts, or a drizzle of caramel sauce Instructions:

Step 1

Start by brewing a shot of espresso using your preferred method. It's essential to use a high-quality coffee bean for the best flavor.

Step 2

While the espresso is brewing, scoop a generous portion of creamy vanilla ice cream into a serving glass or dessert bowl.

Step 3

Once the espresso is ready, pour it directly over the vanilla ice cream. The hot espresso will create a delightful contrast with the cold ice cream.

Step 4

For an extra layer of flavor and texture, you can add toppings such as chocolate shavings, crushed nuts, or a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Step 5

Serve your Affogato immediately and enjoy the harmonious blend of rich espresso and velvety ice cream. Use a long spoon to savor every delightful bite.

The Affogato is a versatile dessert that can be enjoyed on its own or as a delightful accompaniment to your favorite biscotti or cookies.