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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Hot-Coffee Ice Cream

This simple recipe is based on the Italian dessert called affogato al caffe, which means drowned in coffee.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 1 pint vanilla, coffee, or chocolate ice cream
  • 1 cup strong-brewed hot coffee
  • Biscotti, for serving (optional)


  1. Step 1

    Dividing evenly, scoop ice cream into four serving dishes. Pour 1/4 cup coffee over the ice cream in each dish. Serve immediately with biscotti, if desired.

Everyday Food, April 2004

Reviews (1)

  • 2 Dec, 2007

    That is so easy and sounds delicious. I am sure I will make it!