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Affogato - A Family Feast


  • Author: A Family Feast
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: freezer, stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian


1 pint vanilla gelato or super-premium vanilla ice cream like Häagen-Dazs®

1 cup freshly brewed espresso

Optional – ¼ cup Kahlua, Amaretto, or other liqueur of your choice


Place a ½ cup scoop of vanilla gelato ice cream into a shallow tea cup.

Optional step: In a small pitcher, combine espresso with the liqueur of your choice and stir to combine. (Or skip to step 3)

Gently pour approximately ¼ cup of hot brewed espresso mixture over the vanilla gelato. Serve immediately.

Keywords: affogato, espresso over ice cream