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How to Make a Super Delicious Affogato Coffee Dessert at home

Ready for the world's simplest, most delicious pick-me-up? Enter the affogato, gelato “drowned” in espresso. In other words: meet your new all-season go-to. The next time you experience a midday lull or need a last-minute dessert, turn to this Italian classic, which will take both your coffee and dessert breaks to another level.

Affogato (Gelato “Drowned” in Espresso)

COURSE - Dolce | DIFFICULTY - Easy | PREP TIME - 3 minutes

Yield: 1 serving*

  • 1 scoop vanilla or hazelnut gelato

  • ¼ cup hot espresso

  • ¼ cup hazelnut liqueur, optional (not recommended for workday pick-me-ups)


  • Scoop the gelato into a serving bowl, glass, or coffee cup.

  • Stir the hot espresso and hazelnut liqueur (if using) together, then pour the mixture over the gelato.

  • Serve immediately!!

*This recipe can be doubled, tripled, and quadrupled as needed to please the crowd (or your own needs).

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Courtesy: Eataly

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