Feel The Taste of Italy With This Affogato Recipe

Affogato, a classic Italian dessert, is a hot espresso that is poured over vanilla ice cream or gelato. It’s a great way to complete any meal and now you can make it at home with this easy recipe.



  • 1 tablespoon nut liqueur
  • 1 shot espresso
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream (gelato is even better)
  • dark chocolate


  1. The first step is to make an espresso. You will need one shot of espresso per person.
  2. Prepare the glasses that you’ll be serving the coffee in. They should be big enough to fit a scoop of ice cream in.
  3. Fill each cup with 1-2 scoops of the vanilla ice cream. Add the shot of espresso on top.
  4. Finish off with 1 tablespoon of nut liqueur over the coffee.
  5. Use a grater to decorate the drink with dark chocolate. Enjoy!