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Affogato Recipe

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato (but you can use ice cream, if that’s all you have at home).

For more treats, check out all of our dessert recipes.

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Two years ago, Pete and I went to this amazing Italian restaurant for our second wedding anniversary. He’s Italian, so of course, he’s super particular. But he loved it. We got appetizers and a meal. At the end of the night, we knew we were getting coffee. No rush home on your anniversary date, right?

I wanted dessert too, but Pete was too full to split any cake with me.

So, I took another look at the menu and on it was an affogato. I had never had one before then, so I went ahead an ordered it.

It was amazing.

It’s gelato topped with espresso and is the perfect way to end a meal.

A latte with a fancy design on it and the words "Fun Coffee Drinks You Can Make At Home" digitally written on top.

This Spiked Mocha Nut Coffee is just one of the fancy coffee ideas we have on Drugstore Divas. For more, check out our list of Fun Coffee Drinks You Can Make At Home.

Affogato Recipe

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An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato. Find out how to make it at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Affogato Ingredients:

How To Make An Affogato:

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato. Find out how to make it at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Grind the espresso beans.

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato. Find out how to make it at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Make a cup of coffee with the espresso.

You can do this in a coffee machine, if that’s what you have. If you own a percolator, go with that. It adds something to the whole experience of this.

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato. Find out how to make it at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Scoop the vanilla ice cream or gelato into a glass.

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato. Find out how to make it at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Pour the hot espresso directly on top.

Serve immediately.

Yield: 1 Serving

Affogato

An affogato is the perfect dessert drink. It combines espresso and gelato (but you can use ice cream, if that’s all you have at home).

Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons espresso beans
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream or vanilla gelato

Instructions

  1. Grind the espresso beans.
  2. Make a cup of coffee with the espresso.
  3. Scoop the vanilla ice cream or gelato into a glass.
  4. Pour the hot espresso directly on top. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 600Total Fat 22gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 172mgSodium 1034mgCarbohydrates 90gFiber 11gSugar 55gProtein 18g

Have you tried this Affogato recipe? Let us know what you thought of it.

Miz Helen

Tuesday 2nd of April 2019

Your Affogato recipe looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and hope you are have a great week! Miz Helen

thefreshmancook

Saturday 30th of March 2019

Mmmm, this looks amazing! Can't wait to try! Thank you for sharing at Celebrate It!

Rosie Doal

Thursday 28th of March 2019

Oh this looks so delicious x #alittlebitofeverything

Angela Hobbs

Thursday 28th of March 2019

Sounds yummy!!

Kippi

Wednesday 27th of March 2019

Pinning this one! Yum, cannot wait to try it. Happy Spring, Kippi #kippiathome

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