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Affogato

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Introduction

I found this recipe in an old magazine today, I believe "Affagato" in Italian means "I am drowning". Well its just about serving coffee and dessert together instead of serving them separately.

I found this recipe in an old magazine today, I believe "Affagato" in Italian means "I am drowning". Well its just about serving coffee and dessert together instead of serving them separately.

Ingredients

Serves: 6

Metric Cups
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 750 millilitres water (depends on how strong you like it and how many people you serve)
  • cocoa powder (to dust)
  • 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 shot brandy (or rum)
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 26 fluid ounce water (depends on how strong you like it and how many people you serve)
  • unsweetened cocoa (to dust)
  • 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 shot brandy (or rum)

Method

Affogato is a community recipe submitted by chaitanya and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Dissolve the instant coffee in hot water to make the mock espresso, add a shot of brandy or rum to it.
  • Place a scoop of vanilla ice-cream in a coffee cup or any fancy glass (in the magazine it was served in a large Martini glass).
  • Pour the mock espresso over this, and sprinkle some cocoa powder or chocolate shavings on and serve immediately.
  • Dissolve the instant coffee in hot water to make the mock espresso, add a shot of brandy or rum to it.
  • Place a scoop of vanilla ice-cream in a coffee cup or any fancy glass (in the magazine it was served in a large Martini glass).
  • Pour the mock espresso over this, and sprinkle some unsweetened cocoa or chocolate shavings on and serve immediately.
  • Tell us what you think