Irish coffee affogato

Irish coffee affogato

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

Affogato is the ultimate cheat’s pud. Adding a slug of any spirit or liqueur you fancy makes it even more grown-up.


Try this recipe for coffee affogato then check our our affogato chocolate mousse, tiramisu and  coffee syrup.

To make your strong coffee, you can either use a bean to cup coffee machine, or buy good-quality coffee beans and grind with our pick of the best coffee grinders.



  • good quality vanilla ice cream 4 scoops
  • strong coffee 1 small pot
  • Irish whisky 4 tbsp
  • chocolate-covered coffee beans to serve


  • Step 1

    Scoop the ice cream onto a baking parchment lined tray and put back in the freezer until you want to serve.

  • Step 2

    Make a cafetière or stove-top pot of strong coffee. When you’re ready to serve, spoon the ice cream into the bottom of little glasses. Pour over the whisky then a decent shot of the hot coffee. Sprinkle with coffee beans and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 144
  • Fat 5.9g
  • Saturates 3.7g
  • Carbs 11.8g
  • Protein 2.1g
  • Salt 0.1g