Affogato

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/3 cup cold whipping cream

1/2 cup boiling water

1 tablespoon espresso powder

1 pint chocolate gelato or ice cream

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Cover and refrigerate the whipped cream.
  2. Whisk the boiling water and espresso powder in a 1 cup glass measuring cup until the powder is dissolved, or use an espresso machine to make 4 shots of espresso. Scoop 1/2 cup of the gelato or ice cream into each of 4 dessert bowls or glasses. Pour 2 tablespoons or 1 shot of hot espresso over each. Top with the whipped cream and serve immediately.

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