Affogato is a delicious Italian dessert coffee that is perfect for coffee and ice cream lovers alike. It's a simple yet elegant dessert that's perfect for entertaining guests or as an after-dinner treat.


  • 1 shot of hot espresso
  • 1 scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream
  • Optional toppings: whipped cream, chocolate sauce, caramel sauce


  1. Scoop the vanilla gelato or ice cream into a small serving dish or glass.
  2. Brew a shot of espresso and pour it over the gelato or ice cream.
  3. Serve immediately, and enjoy the hot and cold contrast of the dessert.

Tips and variations

  • Use other flavors of ice cream or gelato, such as chocolate or hazelnut, for a different twist on the classic recipe.
  • Add a splash of liqueur, such as amaretto or Kahlúa, to the espresso before pouring it over the gelato or ice cream.
  • Top with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or caramel sauce for an extra decadent treat.


Affogato is a simple yet elegant dessert coffee that's perfect for any occasion. With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation, you can create a delicious and impressive dessert that will impress your guests. Give it a try and experience the delicious combination of hot espresso and cold ice cream.

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