Fun fact: In Italian (where this dessert originates), Affogato means¬†drowned. Literally, drowned in coffee. It is one of the most decadent and delicious treats you can make–winter or summer, and weekend breakfast replacement appropriate ??¬†Here’s how to make it at home:

Vanilla ice cream
1.5 oz of fresh espresso (or fresh brewed coffee)
2 chocolate covered espresso beans


  1. Put 2 scoops of good vanilla ice cream into a cup or bowl
  2. Pour the espresso over ice cream (if you don’t have espresso, black coffee works great!)
  3. Top with chocolate covered espresso beans
  4. Eat immediately!