Affogato, which means “drowned” in Italian, is a popular Italian treat that consists of vanilla ice cream or gelato “drowned” in a shot of espresso. It is often served with a splash of Amaretto, Kahlua, or any other liquor.
The magic happens when you pour the hot espresso over the cold gelato. Here, you find the right balance of flavors and temperatures to make a treat that is hard to resist.
You get two desserts in one when the hot coffee melts the gelato. Although you don’t have to do it, it’s wise that you add some alcohol to the mixture to get the added flavor. [Read More…] about Upgrade Your Usual Iced Coffee with This Affogato Recipe