Vanilla Ice Cream "Drowned" in Espresso (Affogato al Caffè)

Vanilla Ice Cream "Drowned" in Espresso (Affogato al Caffè)Recipe
David Prince
Affogato al Caffè, which is vanilla ice cream "drowned" in espresso, is like a grown-up's milkshake. A cookie or two on the side is nice.
Makes 8 servings


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1/2 gal. vanilla ice cream (enough for 8 scoops)
1 cup strong brewed espresso, at room temperature or hot


Prep: 20 Minutes

1. Put a scoop of vanilla ice cream into each of 8 small bowls and put bowls in freezer for at least 1 hour and up to 6.

2. When ready to serve, put each bowl of ice cream on a small dinner plate and set a shot glass next to it. Fill glasses with espresso, dividing evenly, for each guest to pour onto ice cream.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

July 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 266
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Protein 4.6 g
Fat 15 g
Satfat 9 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 106 mg
Cholesterol 58 mg