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Affogato Al Caffe, Part 2

Affogato Al Caffe I wrote here already about one of my favourite treats – the Affogato al Caffe, but I thought I’d revisit it after trying it with the Kahlua Espresso ice cream. I thought it was sublime, so if you do make the ice cream (here), definitely try it! The warm espresso and cold ice cream, with a huge coffee kick, is pretty close to heaven.

To make an affogato, you simply take a scoop of ice cream (we like to serve it in a small coffee cup) and pour over some espresso (we use a single shot run long, in other words, an espresso lungo). In the shops, we serve the shot of espresso on the side and let the customer do the pouring.

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4 Responses to “Affogato Al Caffe, Part 2”

  1. June 14th, 2007 at 10:46 am

    Cian says:

    Another stunning picture of a totally gorgeous coffee kick!

  2. June 14th, 2007 at 2:13 pm

    Julie says:

    Wow – it’s breakfast time here in the US, but suddenly ice cream seems very appealing!

  3. June 15th, 2007 at 9:31 pm

    Laura says:

    Well, I’ve got the ice-cream in my freezer next step coffee…
    I’m going to have to pace myself though it needs to last until my next trip to Dingle!
    Sublime is the perfect word.

  4. June 20th, 2007 at 8:15 pm

    Caley says:

    I almost need to lick the screen! Another American food blogger here (moving to Dublin in the fall!), excited to find an Irish food blog like this. I might have to visit Dingle with all these amazing photos.

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Kieran Murphy is a director of Murphys Ice Cream living in Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

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Murphys Ice Cream has shops in Dingle, Killarney and Dublin 2 (Wicklow Street).