Affogato, a classic Italian coffee and ice-cream dessert, with a shot of Sambuca and sprinkled with crushed chocolate anise biscotti.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Author Marisa


  • 4 generous scoops of vanilla ice-cream
  • 4 ounces hot espresso coffee
  • 2 ounces Sambuca
  • 1/2 cup crushed biscotti (approximately)
  • 2 chilled dessert glasses or cups


  • Place 1 generous scoop of vanilla ice-cream in each well chilled dessert glass or cup.
  • Sprinkle each scoop with some crushed biscotti.
  • Top with a 2nd scoop of ice-cream.
  • Pour 2 ounces of hot espresso into each glass.
  • Pour 1 ounce of Sambuca into each glass and sprinkle with remaining crushed biscotti