Coffee Affogato is a coffee and ice cream-based dessert, perfect for after lunch or dinner. With only 2 required ingredients, this recipe is both delicious and easy to make!
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
Hi Everyone, this Coffee Affogato is so easy to make because it only has 2 ingredients: Coffee and ice cream.
I shot this recipe a while ago and could not find the photos and just found them the other day while looking through recipe photos; I am so glad to finally share it with you.
This recipe is based on traditional Affogato which is a shot of espresso and Gelato or ice cream. Coffee Affogato is not as strong/heavy/rich as traditional Affogato.
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This is just the kind of easy dessert that I would get out at a brunch but so easy to make right at home.
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I’m always looking for ways to make my coffee “extra” and this Coffee Affogato is one of them 🙂
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What flavor of ice cream would you like to use in your Coffee Affogato? Let me know in the comments at the end of the post. The flavor that I use in these photos is Vanilla Bean.
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It’s always nice to have a little something on top of a dessert, I added cinnamon and a sprig of fresh mint from my garden.
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You could add sprinkles, chocolate or caramel or another flavor of sauce to top it off. Whipped cream would also be lovely on top.
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If you try this Coffee Affogato recipe and like it, please give it a rating in the recipe card below and let us know in the comments at the end of the post.
Thank you for reading and following along!
- 4-8 ounces brewed coffee
- 1-2 scoops ice cream of your choice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, optional to sprinkle on top
- 1 fresh mint sprig, optional for serving
- Pour your brewed coffee into a heat safe mug.
- Scoop 1-2 scoops of your favorite ice cream into the mug.
- Optionally, sprinkle ground cinnamon and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint. Enjoy!
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Libbey 10.5-ounce Irish Coffee Mug, 4-piece Set
COSORI Pour Over Coffee Maker, 8 Cup Glass Coffee Pot&Coffee Brewer with Stainless Steel Filter, High Heat Resistance Decanter, Measuring Scoop Included, 34 Ounce
COSORI Electric Gooseneck Kettle with 5 Variable Presets, Pour Over Coffee Kettle & Tea Kettle, 100% Stainless Steel Inner Lid & Bottom, 1200 Watt Quick Heating, 0.8L, Silver
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 145Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 3g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.