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Category Desserts
Servings 1
Time 10 minutes

Affogato, or "affogato al caffe", is an Italian preparation consisting of gelato or ice cream topped with espresso[1].

Basic Italian Version[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1 scoop gelato, typically vanilla
  • 1-2 shots espresso, or one long pull shot

Method[edit | edit source]

  1. Either pour espresso over gelato and serve, or serve them side by side for diner to mix at the table.

New World Version[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Method[edit | edit source]

  1. Place the ice-cream in a coffee cup.
  2. Boil water in a pan, and then add coffee and sugar to it, and then mix well.
  3. Add brandy to coffee mixture.
  4. Pour coffee mixture over the ice-cream.
  5. Serve immediately, garnished with cinnamon powder (optional).