Gelato Affogato

Gelato Affogato


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Gelato Affogato

Gelato Affogato means “drowned” gelato in Italian.  A coffee based dessert that consists of a scoop of vanilla gelato topped with a shot of hot espresso.  Some people also include a shot of Amaretto or dark rum.


2 Pints Vanilla Gelato (or Ice Cream)

1 Cup Hot Espresso

3 Tablespoons of Amaretto or Dark Rum

Scoop the gelato or ice cream into six small goblets.  Stir together the hot coffee and liqueur.  Slowly pour the coffee over the gelato and serve immediately.  Serves 6


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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