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Chocolate and macadamia affogato

The affogato is a traditional coffee-based Italian dessert. Translated literally, it means ‘drowned’ in reference to the ice cream being drowned by the coffee. We’ve given this one a macadamia twist for a simple yet impressive finish to any meal.
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Servings 4
Course Dessert
Preference Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Perfect for Decadent Dessert
Skill level Easy


  • 4 scoops chocolate macadamia ice cream*
  • 4 double espresso coffees
  • 4 shots Frangelico optional
  • 1/4 cup macadamias roasted, finely chopped
  • Chocolate coated macadamias** to serve


  • Place a scoop of chocolate macadamia ice cream in 4 coffee cups. Spoon the coffee and Frangelico (if using) over the top, sprinkle with roasted macadamias and top with the chocolate coated macadamias. Serve immediately.


*See recipe for chocolate macadamia ice cream here.
**See recipe for chocolate coated macadamias here.


Calories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 1gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 45mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg

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