Affogato Recipe

Whether you're hosting a party or need a weekday pick-me-up, coffee poured over ice cream is an Italian lesson in simple deliciousness that allows for plenty of creativity.

Approximate time: 15 minutes



  1. Brew coffee in your coffee maker using 1/4 cup ground coffee and 16 oz of water
  2. Scoop 1/2 cup of ice cream into each of 4 small coffee mugs.  (Chilled glass mugs work best.) Pour hot coffee over ice cream.
  3. Garnish with mini chocolate chips or shaved chocolate.

Or try this:

  • Get creative with different flavor combinations of ice cream, coffee and toppings to make your own Affogato creation.
  • Another of our favorite combinations is Panera Caramel Coffee with Vanilla Ice Cream and Caramel Sauce drizzled on the top with a pinch of coarse sea salt.

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