The holidays are the perfect time to add extra perks to your coffee. This Boozy Affogato with Chocolate Cream recipe is an instant crowd-pleaser and the ideal blend of dessert and after-dinner drink. Read on for a brief description about  Affogato and how you can make this with Waka Coffee.

An affogato is an Italian coffee-based dessert that is usually served after lunch or dinner. In it's simplest form, an affogato is made from two ingredients: espresso and gelato. The word "affogato" means drowned in Italian. This is fitting because all you have to do to make an affogato is "drown" vanilla gelato in a shot of hot espresso. If you want an easier alternative, you can use vanilla ice cream and quality instant coffee instead.


  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp of powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 scoop of vanilla gelato
  • 2 tbsp of Waka instant coffee
  • 3 oz of hot water
  • 2 tbsp of coffee liqueur


Make the chocolate cream:

  1. In a bowl, add heavy cream, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. 
  2. With an electric mixer beat on medium speed for 5 minutes until soft peaks form.

Make the affogato:

  1. In a glass, mix Waka instant coffee with hot water. Stir and set aside.
  2. Divide gelato between 2 small dessert cups.
  3. Pour over evenly with Waka coffee and coffee liqueur.
  4. Top with chocolate cream.
  5. Enjoy!

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