Triple-whammy affogato

 

Big thanks to Emily Kydd for a triple whammy of post-dinner goodness - coffee plus ice cream, plus a little something boozy. Oh affogato, how we love you so!

serves 4
ready in 10 minutes

  • 4 balls of good-quality vanilla ice cream

  • 4 shots of strong espresso coffee

  • 4 cantucci or biscotti biscuits

  • A shot of amaretto or Kahlua

  1. Scoop 4 balls of good-quality vanilla ice cream into 4 glasses or small bowls and place the glasses or bowls in the freezer.

  2. When ready to serve, make up 4 shots of strong espresso coffee, then pour over the ice cream

  3. Crumble 4 cantucci or biscotti biscuits on top.

  4. Serve with an extra biscuit or two on the side.

  5. Make it a dessert fit for a dinner party by adding a shot of amaretto or Kahlua to the coffee.


Chef and food writer Emily Kydd's collection of no-fuss but totally delicious recipes are formulaic in their simplicity, using only a few ingredients to create something impressive. We're sold.

Quick + Simply = Delicious: Genius, hassle-free cooking by Emily Kydd, photography by Louise Hagger (Kyle Books, RRP £14.99)

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