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Affogato sounds all pretentious but is amazing and requires basically no effort to make. It’s sweet, bitter, creamy, hot, cold, and the most delightful thing you’ve ever eaten.
Our low carb affogato recipe is to die for. Coffee and ice cream are two of your favorite things, right? Well sit down and grab your spoons because you’re about to have the best coffee (or dessert) of your life.
Ok, we know we sound like pricks calling what is basically a coffee vanilla float an affogato. But hear us out.
Go buy your favorite low carb vanilla ice cream and a bottle of cold brew and make this shit. It takes 2 minutes and is addictive af.
Your girlfriend will be impressed that you speak Italian and your boys will be impressed that they now have an easy trick up their sleeves to impress their own girlfriends.
You can make this a drunken affogato by adding a splash of just about any alcohol you like (bourbon, rum, Kahlua, Amaretto, Bailey’s, etc.) but don’t be a fucking asshole – drink responsibly!
You may have heard someone talking about affogato coffee, but you weren’t sure what it was. Straight from your dreams, an affogato is ice cream and espresso in one glorious glass.
What is affogato?
Picture this: a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream drowned in a shot of piping hot espresso. We’re obsessed with this decadent Italian dessert. Two of your favorite things married to create the ultimate combination of hot and cold.
How do I eat an affogato?
An affogato is traditionally served as vanilla ice cream or gelato scooped into a dish or glass with a shot of espresso or strong coffee poured over top. An affogato is sometimes garnished with chocolate shavings or a biscotti cookie. A food to make you feel fancy as hell, guaranteed.
To keep this affogato low carb we used low carb ice cream (Enlightened) and topped it with 90% dark chocolate shavings.
What is an affogato shot?
Well, there’s really no such thing as an affogato “shot”, but someone should definitely invent that. Starbucks has developed a drink called the affogato frappuccino, which is a frappuccino with a shot of espresso poured over top. So as far as an affogato goes, the espresso is really the only shot involved here.
Do you eat or drink an affogato?
In just a minute or so after serving, your low carb ice cream will melt into the espresso or cold brew and become one, so eat that shit quick! Eat the gelato or ice cream fast, but don’t you waste that creamy espresso left in the bottom of the dish.
Spoon that gloriousness into your mouth or sip it straight from the dish…that’s still classy, right?
How do you get an affogato?
Try our amazing recipe for a low carb affogato! So good, so easy, so perfect. We can’t stop talking about our affogato recipe. Since this is an Italian dish, you may also find it on the dessert menu at high-end Italian restaurants.
How do you make an affogato?
First scoop the ice cream into a glass and pour on the cold brew or espresso. Next top with the low carb chocolate shavings. Serve that shit up and spike it with a little bourbon for the boys or Kahlua or Amaretto for the ladies.
What is ice cream in coffee called?
Ice cream + coffee = affogato! The most beautiful marriage of two foods. It’s your favorite cold food with your favorite hot drink. Of course it’s magic.
How many calories does affogato have?
A standard affogato recipe has about in one serving (one cup). Our low carb affogato recipe has 81 calories in one serving and only 5g net carbs!
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Low Carb Affogato
- 1 cup low carb vanilla ice cream
- 1 cup cold brew coffee or 2 shots of espresso
- 1 teaspoon 90% dark chocolate shavings
- Scoop the ice cream into a glass and pour on the cold brew or espresso.
- Top with the chocolate.
- Serve that shit up and spike it with a little bourbon for the boys or Kahlua or Amaretto for the ladies