This easy recipe for Eggnog Affogato features homemade eggnog ice cream drowned in coffee, making it a luxurious by simple dessert.
What is an affogato?
The contrast of hot and cold creates a dessert with a pleasing, neutral temperature that delights your taste buds.
Why you'll love this recipe
This recipe for eggnog affogato is:
Simple and easy to make: a delicious dessert (and luxurious) to serve guests during the Christmas holiday season.
Only 2 ingredients: with eggnog ice cream and coffee!
Delicious: it's a fun way to enjoy affogato using a flavored ice cream.
Ingredients you'll need
As stated above, you'll only need:
- eggnog ice cream: I used homemade eggnog ice cream, but you can use a store-bought one, or even eggnog gelato
- hot espresso or strong coffee: you can use your favorite brew
How to assemble
Place a scoop of eggnog ice cream in a glass or cup.
Pour hot espresso or strong hot coffee over the eggnog ice cream.
Garnish with additional cinnamon and/or nutmeg.
How to store
Keep the eggnog ice cream in the freezer until ready to make the affogato.
Once the eggnog affogato has been assembled, it's best to enjoy immediately.
You can certainly add a splash of alcohol such as rum or bourbon to make a true eggnog affogato.
Other coffee desserts you may like
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- 1 scoop eggnog ice cream
- 1 shot hot espresso or strong coffee
- Place a scoop of eggnog ice cream in a glass or cup.
- Pour hot espresso or strong hot coffee over the eggnog ice cream.
- Garnish with additional cinnamon and/or nutmeg.
- Serve immediately.
The nutritional information provided should be considered as approximate and is not guaranteed. Please use your best judgment to ensure food is safely prepared and/or a good fit for your diet.