Affogato- the perfect treat for coffee lovers!

Disclaimer: I was provided samples of Door County Coffee's new flavors in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own. This post also contains an affiliate link.  I earn a small commission at no cost to you if you purchase the linked item.

You might be wondering, what the heck is an affogato?  In Italian, affogato means "drowned," and in the case of the dessert, you are drowning gelato or ice cream with a shot of coffee or espresso. When Door County Coffee & Tea Company asked if I wanted to try their new Brownie Batter and Birthday Cake flavors, an affogato immediately came to mind because both brownies and cake pair naturally with ice cream.

It really is super simple. Brew a strong cup of coffee, I used the smallest setting on my machine, and used the Brownie Batter.  Some people like to add a shot of amaretto or other liquor, I didn't. Dish up the ice cream. Pour the hot coffee over the top of the ice cream, and then top with chocolate shavings or mini chocolate chips.

There's just something about the way the coffee melts the ice cream that is just out of this world. I just love the chocolate flavor in the coffee and how smooth it is. I'm really looking forward to trying it with the Birthday Cake flavor as well! 

Thanks so much to Door County Coffee & Tea Company! Be sure to go and check out all their amazing varieties that they have available. See something you like but need it in a k-cup?  There are lots of reusable, refillable adapters on the market now. You can check them out here:, just be sure to buy the proper configuration for your model machine.


Yield: 2
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 2 large scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • 4oz strongly brewed Brownie Batter Door County coffee or flavor of your choice
  • 2 tablespoon chocolate chips or chocolate shavings


  1. Place one scoop of ice cream in each dish.  Pour 2 ounces hot coffee over the top of each.  Top each with 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips.  Enjoy!
coffee, ice cream, dessert
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