11 February 2015

Espresso Martini Affogato for Two

Espresso + Gelato = LOVE



**Espresso Martini Affogato**
based on a recipe from Daydreamer Desserts


2 or 4 tablespoons salted caramel gelato (hazelnut or vanilla flavoured gelato would also work well)
2 ounces hot espresso
2 - 4 sugar cubes (4 grams)
6 ounces triple shot coffee liqueur
1 teaspoon pure vanilla
2 chocolate hazelnut Pirouette cookies, optional garnish

Divide gelato into 2 martini glasses. Place your glasses in the freezer while you prepare the martini.

Dissolve sugar cubes in the hot espresso. Allow to cool slightly.

In a cocktail shaker with ice combine espresso, coffee liqueur, and vanilla extract. Shake well for 10 to 20 seconds. Strain and pour into prepared martini glass.

Garnish each martini glass with a chocolate Pirouette cookie.

Serves 2

* Recipe can easily be multiplied.

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10 comments:

  1. Yum! Affogato is all the rage right now and I've been dying to try it. In martini form is the best!!

    Sues

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    1. "Martini form is the best" = best comment ever!

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  2. I serve Affogato often for a dessert at dinner parties, but mine have never, ever looked as lovely as yours Val.
    Sam

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  3. Love this. I think I'd rather have this than dessert! It IS dessert!

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  4. Perfect, Val! My friend just made Affogato recently, loved it and want to try this. Thanks!

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  5. Ohhh, how delicious this sounds. :-) I need to make one, err, two, soon. :-)

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