Affogato Al Caffe Recipe – Weekend Coffee Treat

Affogato Al Caffe Coffee Treat Recipe

Springtime is the best season to make iced coffees and coffee desserts. So for this weekend coffee treat, we will make something iced, sweet, and perfect for a springtime weekend treat.

This coffee recipe that we will make is the Affogato Al Caffe which is simple, a delicious coffee mix of espresso, and ice cream that will make your spring all time favorite drink. You can also drink this at any time of the day or if you need a last-minute dessert, turn to this Italian classic, which will take both your coffee and dessert breaks to another level.

Let’s Start Making

Affogato Al Caffe Recipe

Recipe courtesy of all of Italy


Yield: 1 serving*

  • 1 scoop vanilla or hazelnut gelato
  • ¼ cup hot espresso
  • ¼ cup hazelnut liqueur, optional (not recommended for workday pick-me-ups)


  1. Scoop the gelato into a serving bowl, glass, or coffee cup.
  2. Stir the hot espresso and hazelnut liqueur (if using) together, then pour the mixture over the gelato.
  3. Serve immediately.


A cup of coffee is only as good as its beans, so make sure to only buy high-quality coffee beans to make every cup of coffee worth the experience.

Source Eataly