What is an Affogato? Well, it is basically and typically a scoop of vanilla ice cream that is topped with a shot of hot espresso. Often, it can also be topped with coffee liqueur and served as a cocktail.
How great is this dessert/drink? You have all the goodness of ice cream, topped with the richness and boldness of an espresso shot. And if you are making this at home, you can always do your own version of it, pimp it out the way you want, and enjoy it while catching up on your favourite books.
Here is a simple tutorial on How to Make Affogato at Home & Simple Ways to Pimp it Up.