An affogato is a coffee-based Italian dessert perfect for your coffee shop. It's ice cream drowned in espresso -- the perfect mixture of cold and hot! Here's a fool-proof recipe for the best affogato.
What You'll Need for Affogato Recipe:
- 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
- 1 shot espresso (1 oz)
- 5 oz clear gelato cup
- Toppings of choice
How to Make An Affogato:
1. Scoop it - Best Ice Cream for Affogato
Scoop two scoops of vanilla ice cream into your clear gelato cup. Make sure they're roughly the same size, it'll make for a prettier treat.
2. Pour it - Affogato Recipe
Pour your shot of espresso over an upside-down spoon, so that it's evenly distributed over your ice cream.
3. Top it - Affogato Topping Ideas
You have a few options for topping your affogato. You could use a pizzelle for a traditional Italian feel. Some like dark chocolate shavings on top. You could even try topping it with caramel and flakey salt.
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