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Affogato Cocktail Recipe

Affogato Cocktail Recipe

Affogato cocktail as the term "affogato" typically refers to a dessert rather than a drink. However, an affogato is a simple dessert that consists of a scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso.

If you want to create an "affogato cocktail", then here is a recipe that you could try:


  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz vanilla simple syrup
  • 2 oz freshly brewed espresso, cooled
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • Crushed ice
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Cocoa powder, for garnish


  1. Fill a shaker with crushed ice.
  2. Add the vodka, coffee liqueur, vanilla simple syrup, and cooled espresso to the shaker.
  3. Shake well to combine all ingredients.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with fresh crushed ice.
  5. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the top of the drink.
  6. Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your Affogato cocktail!
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