Affogato al caffè (Vanilla ice cream & coffee)

Affogato al caffè (Vanilla ice cream & coffee)

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Prep: 5 mins Plus freezing no cook


Serves 6
This heavenly combination is so simple - yet impressive

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal107
  • fat6g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 12 scoops good-quality vanilla ice cream
  • 6 shots hot espresso coffee

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  1. Several hours in advance, lay ice cream on a freezer-proof tray and put the tray back in the freezer.

  2. To serve, put balls of ice cream into 6 small glasses or bowls, and pour a shot of hot espresso coffee over each. Serve straight away, stirring the vanilla ice cream into the hot coffee so that it melts a little.

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Comments (5)

lula1611's picture

This is a lovely combination; So simple yet i'd never have thought of putting the two together. I added a little brandy too.........buonissimo!

flirtinflight's picture

This didn't work for me. I love coffee, but not cold coffee!

archangelrich's picture

The coffee shouldn't be cold. It should be hot when you pour it over the ice cream, and served immediately, so you get the contract between the hot coffee and the cold ice cream.

topcat554's picture

This is a wonderful way to serve ice cream and makes an excellent diabetes friendly dessert if you use quality ice cream. Although not exactly a recipe a great idea!

maitken's picture

This is one of my favorite desserts; I've introduced many people to the wonderful simplicity of the combo of good coffee and good ice cream. I've tried this dessert with flavored ice creams but feel the best combination is this one.

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