Classic Affogato

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Affogato can be translated literally as “drowned” in English. Is nothing more than a scoop of ice cream “drowned” in espresso.

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Classic Affogato

Well, I say classic but then I have added some melted dark chocolate – but chocolate makes everything better!
Servings 4 People
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 200 ml Espresso coffee hot strong
  • 4 scoops Rich vanilla ice cream
  • 80 gr dark chocolate melted


  • First, prepare the espresso which will be sufficient for four small cups.
  • Place one scoop of ice cream into each of four dessert glasses.
  • Pour coffee equally over each scoop.
  • Drizzle some melted dark chocolate over the top of each and serve whilst hot wand melting.
  • Alternatively, melt the dark chocolate into the coffee before pouring over the ice cream.
  • Add the chocolate covered coffee beans
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Affogato, Coffee, Ice cream, Quick & Easy

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