Affogato (Italian for “drowned”) is a coffee-based dessert. It is basically a scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso. Quick and easy!
1 liter vanilla ice-cream
10 shots (30 to 45 ml per person) hot fresh espresso coffee
Italian biscuits, e.g. biscotti or amaretti
- Line up 10 dessert glasses.
- Place a scoop of ice-cream in each of the glasses.
- Make espresso in a coffee machine, Brikka pot or Aeropress and pour a shot of espresso into the glasses to drown the ice cream.
- Serve immediately with Italian biscuits on the side.