Affogato al Caffè Italian Coffee is an Italian coffee made with ice cream that is drowned in espresso.
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Affogato al Caffè
Coffee is something almost everyone around the world seems to sip on. I saw this Buzzfeed video about coffee around the world. That inspired me to look into International coffees. Sure I knew about Turkish coffee, but I wanted to know about other great coffee recipe creations from around the world.
Ok, I admit I liked a guy who I knew adored coffee, when he was over in Egypt, visiting his family, he kept posting photos of these coffee creations he had over there, I thought I impress him. I have to stop doing that, looking into recipes to impress a guy. I know it a bad thing I do, for some reason I have that expression, “A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” stuck in my mind.
Anyway, my trying to impress him, I learned a few international ways of coffee-making. Including this Affogato al Caffè. Which is an Italian coffee. Affogato literally means drowned in coffee. What do we drown in the coffee? Ice cream or gelato of course.
Italian coffee made with ice cream that is drowned in espresso. A recipe from Seduction in the Kitchen
- 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream or gelato
- 1 shot of hot espresso
- sugar to taste (optional)
- In your coffee cup place your scoop of ice cream or gelato.
- Next after you brewed your espresso, pour it over the ice cream in the cup to "drown" it.
- Sip your coffee and ENJOY!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 210