Affogato

AFFOGATO

SERVES 1

Cold, sweet ice cream meets hot, roasty espresso

Learn how to make this quintessential Italian dessert, with a pinch of chocolate and a sprinkling of sea salt. The affogato is easy to make and a treat for the senses. Here’s our favorite version of this creamy dessert.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 scoops vanilla bean ice cream
  • ¼ cup hot espresso or brewed coffee
  • Chocolate shavings
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ½ tablespoon Grand Marnier - optional

How to Make an Affogato

STEP ONE

Add two scoops of ice cream to a bowl or cup. Pour espresso or coffee over ice cream.

STEP TWO

Drizzle with Grand Marnier or Cointreau (optional).

STEP THREE

Top with chocolate shavings (tip: you can use a standard grater).

STEP FOUR

Sprinkle sea salt on top.

STEP FIVE

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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