Almond Affogato

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 shots espresso or 4 teaspoons espresso powder dissolved in 3/4 cup boiling water

1 teaspoon pure almond extract 

2 cups vanilla ice cream or gelato 

1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  1. In a 1-cup glass measuring cup, mix together the espresso and almond extract. Scoop 1/2 cup of the ice cream into each of 4 dessert bowls or glasses. Pour 1 shot of hot espresso or 2 tablespoons of the espresso powder mixture over each. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve immediately.

Cook’s Note

To toast almonds, arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven until lightly toasted, 6 to 8 minutes. Cool completely before using.

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