A cup serving amaretti affogato with a spoon inside

Prep: 5 mins No cook


Serves 4

If you're looking for a light and sophisticated after-dinner treat, why not whip up an affogato. Ice cream, espresso and amaretti biscuits are all you need

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal233
  • fat10g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars27g
  • fibre1g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.2g


  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 4 shots espresso, freshly made and hot
  • 8 amaretti biscuits, crushed


  1. Divide the ice cream between four coffee cups. Carefully pour a shot of espresso over each, then scatter over the amaretti biscuit crumbs. Serve immediately while some of the ice cream is still frozen.

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15th Feb, 2020
Made this for a quick Friday night dessert. I had some leftover toffee ice-cream, so I used this with an espresso shot and amaretti biscuits. It was a really good combo and you didn't need many amaretti crumbs for the taste. I loved that it was so easy!
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