Peppermint Affogato

Affogato gets a festive makeover with my Peppermint Affogato recipe! This decadent dessert combines the richness of a freshly brewed espresso shot with the cool sweetness of vanilla ice cream, all elevated with a pump of Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup.

It’s a holiday treat that’s not only easy to make but also incredibly delicious. The chocolate and peppermint duo is a match made in dessert heaven. This recipe is perfect for those who crave a sweet and indulgent pick-me-up. With just a few simple steps, you can create a delightful Peppermint Affogato that captures the essence of the holiday season.

Why You’ll Love Peppermint Affogato

  • Simple and Tasty: Making this Peppermint Affogato is a breeze, with easy steps and just a few ingredients. Whether you’re new to desserts or a seasoned chef, this recipe is for everyone.
  • Classic Flavor Blend: Chocolate and peppermint go hand in hand, especially during the holidays. The Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup elevates the taste, creating a perfect mix of sweetness and freshness.
  • Festive Dessert Choice: Want a dessert that shouts holiday vibes? The Peppermint Affogato is the answer. It’s a visually appealing treat that adds a festive touch to your table.
  • Make it Yours: Get creative with this recipe. Try different ice cream flavors or chocolate toppings to personalize the Peppermint Affogato according to your taste.
  • Quick Treat: Craving something sweet but short on time? This recipe takes just a few minutes, making it the ideal solution for those spontaneous dessert cravings.

What You Need To Make Peppermint Affogato

  • Espresso machine or coffee maker
  • A cup
  • A spoon
  • A bowl for serving

Ingredients You Need To Make Peppermint Affogato

  • Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup
  • Espresso shot
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Shaved chocolate

Substitutions + Alternatives

Can I use dairy-free ice cream?

Feel free to make this recipe your own. I use regular vanilla ice cream, but feel welcome to choose your preferred dairy option without any recipe adjustments. Unless specified otherwise, you have the flexibility to use the milk of your choice for the recipe.

How To Make Peppermint Affogato

  1. Collect Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup, an espresso shot, vanilla ice cream, and shaved chocolate.
  2. Begin by adding 1 pump of Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup to a cup.
  3. Brew a fresh espresso shot directly over the peppermint syrup. Allow about 2 minutes for this process.
  4. Use a spoon to stir the espresso and peppermint syrup together until well combined.
  5. In a separate bowl, place a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  6. Carefully pour the peppermint-infused espresso over the vanilla ice cream.
  7. Sprinkle the top with shaved chocolate.
  8. Enjoy!

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use other flavors of syrup in this recipe?

While this recipe highlights the festive combination of chocolate and peppermint, feel free to experiment with other syrup flavors to create your unique twist.

Can I make this without an espresso machine?

Absolutely! A strong coffee brew can be a suitable alternative if you don’t have access to an espresso machine.

Is there a recommended ice cream alternative?

Vanilla ice cream complements the flavors perfectly, but you can explore other flavors like chocolate or mint chocolate chip for variety.

Can I make multiple servings at once?

Certainly! Simply multiply the ingredients by the number of servings you’d like to make.

Peppermint Affogato

Affogato is one of the easiest desserts ever to make! We’re putting a little holiday twist on it by adding @amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup. The combo of chocolate and peppermint is meant to be! Amoretti has an amazing lineup of premium syrups. Perfect for coffees, cocktails and drinks. Check out their full lineup today!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peppermint Affogato
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 423kcal

Equipment

  • Espresso machine or coffee maker
  • A cup
  • A spoon
  • A bowl for serving

Ingredients

  • 1 pump of Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup
  • 1 espresso shot
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Shaved chocolate

Instructions

  • Gather all the required ingredients: Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup, an espresso shot, vanilla ice cream, and shaved chocolate.
  • Start by adding 1 pump of Amoretti Premium Peppermint Syrup to a cup.
  • Brew a fresh espresso shot directly over the peppermint syrup. This should take about 2 minutes.
  • Using a spoon, stir the espresso and peppermint syrup together until they are well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, place a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Carefully pour the peppermint-infused espresso over the vanilla ice cream.
  • Sprinkle the top with shaved chocolate.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 353mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 556IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 1mg
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Savoring Peppermint Affogato feels like giving yourself a warm holiday hug in a cup. It’s an easy-to-make dessert with a festive flavor that suits any occasion. Whether you’re hanging out with friends, enjoying a quiet night at home, or just in the mood for a sweet treat, this recipe balances simplicity with indulgence. The hint of peppermint adds a refreshing kick, turning it into a dessert that captures the festive spirit. Whip up this Peppermint Affogato, and let every sip and spoonful transport you to a winter wonderland of flavor!

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