Nerd Word Wednesday

affogato /afəˈgA-təU/


a strong, coffee-based beverage served with a a shot of expresso and a scoop of ice cream or gelato

An affogato is a traditional Italian dessert beverage that sometimes features shots of Amaretto.  But in it’s purest form, it is a cup of coffee with expresso and cold, creamy, ice cream.  

Yes, you can put ice cream in your coffee and give it a fancy Italian name to make it socially acceptable.  



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