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Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Crafting the perfect affogato is more than meets the eye. In fact, there's more science to the dessert than most would care to acknowledge. Using gelato boosts the incredible flavor, and gives a velvety, silky smoothness ice cream just doesn't have. This is because gelato has a lower fat content, less air, and is served at a different temperature than ice cream. Translation: if you use ice cream you'll end up with something less than perfect as the hot espresso will cause the ice cream to melt faster."
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5 m servings 159
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


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  1. Place gelato in an old fashioned glass and pour freshly brewed espresso over top. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 7 21.3 2.8 62 35 Full nutrition

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Dessert on the fly. So perfect for drop-in friends, for a personal indulgence and absolutely delicious.

This was delightful-just wonderful!

I love coffee and I love gelato, so this is a perfect drink for anyone who wants to elevate their after dinner coffee. You can’t miss with the combination of these two favorites.

I appreciate recipes which are in their purest form and this recipe is no exception. I am a coffee lover, and already had the gelato. Perfect pick me up!