If you are looking for a simple, easily prepared, delicious dessert look no further than this traditional Affogato Recipe. It is a lesson in simplicity which provides maximum reward for minimum effort. No culinary skills are required to produce this crowd-pleaser.
1shotespresso coffee (or very strong plunger coffee)See Note 2
1shotyour favourite liqueur - optional
Place the desired amount of ice-cream in a chilled café latte glass or similar. – see Note 3
Pour a shot of hot espresso over the ice-cream.If using, pour over a shot glass of your favourite liqueur.Or if you prefer, serve each ingredient separately to your guests for them to add as preferred.
Serve immediately and eat with a spoon.I like to serve Affogato with a few biscuits on the side for textural contrast.