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Affogato: Drowned Italian Coffee


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
Keyword affogato, drowned coffee, Italian coffee dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 109kcal
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


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg