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Vanilla Ice Cream “Drowned” in Espresso (Affogato al Caffè)

Makes 8 servings

Prep Time
20 mins

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.

Vanilla Ice Cream “Drowned” in Espresso (Affogato al Caffè)

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

Step 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.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 8 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 266Calories from Fat 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g24%

Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 58mg20%
Sodium 106mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 31g11%

Dietary Fiber 0.0g0%
Protein 4.6g10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.