This is one of the most asked question at The Beckford Arms so for everyone you has ever asked and for anyone who doesnt know…
Affogato translates to “drowned” in Italian.
A simple coffee based beverage made up from a few scoops of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso.
Some variations also include a shot of Amaretto or another liqueur.
It’s very simple to make so why don’t you try it at home. It make a great alternative to an iced coffee perfect on a summers day.
Ingredients - serves 4
Hot strong espresso coffee
4 scoops good-quality creamy vanilla ice cream
Make the espresso coffee, enough for 4 espresso cups.
Put the ice cream into 4 dessert glasses.
Drown each with coffee and serve while warm and melting or leave on the side for your guests to pour over themselves.