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Boozy affogato

Linda Schneider is a recipe developer and food photographer based in Philadelphia.  Follow her at http://www.wildgreensandsardines.com.

 

An Italian coffee treat

End your meal like the Italians with a boozy affogato. It’s a decadent combination of after-dinner drink and dessert.

An Italian coffee treat

An Italian coffee treat

End your meal like the Italians with a boozy affogato. It's a decadent combination of after-dinner drink and dessert.

An Italian coffee treat

An affogato is an Italian treat made of gelato and espresso. In this case, it gets spiked with a little hazelnut liqueur. Customize each cup to fit each guest's taste with more espresso or liqueur.

Boozy affogato recipe

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla gelato
  • Hot brewed espresso or strong coffee
  • Hazelnut liqueur (like Frangelico)
  • Cacao nibs

Directions:

  1. Place a scoop of gelato into each glass. Place the glasses in the freezer for a few minutes.
  2. Remove the glasses from the freezer. Pour hot espresso on top of the gelato. Top with hazelnut liqueur and cacao nibs, as desired.

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