Caramel Macchiato Affogato: A Decadent Coffee-Infused Dessert Drink

Indulge in the luxurious flavors of our Caramel Macchiato Affogato, a decadent coffee-infused dessert drink that perfectly marries the richness of a classic caramel macchiato with the cool and creamy delight of an Italian affogato. This irresistible treat combines high-quality vanilla ice cream, freshly brewed espresso, and a luscious caramel drizzle, creating an exquisite dessert experience that will captivate your senses. Follow our simple recipe to prepare this delectable and elegant coffee creation, perfect for special occasions or whenever you're craving a sweet and satisfying coffee indulgence.


  • 1 scoop of high-quality vanilla ice cream or gelato
  • 2 oz freshly brewed espresso or strong coffee
  • 1 tablespoon caramel sauce, plus extra for drizzling
  • Whipped cream (optional, for garnish)
  • A pinch of sea salt (optional, for garnish)


  1. Prepare your espresso or strong coffee using your preferred brewing method (espresso machine, Moka pot, or AeroPress). Set aside.

  2. In a small microwave-safe dish, gently heat the caramel sauce for about 10-15 seconds, just until it becomes pourable.

  3. Place the scoop of vanilla ice cream or gelato in a dessert glass or coffee mug.

  4. Slowly pour the freshly brewed espresso or strong coffee over the ice cream, creating a beautiful blending of coffee and ice cream.

  5. Drizzle the warmed caramel sauce over the espresso and ice cream mixture. If desired, add a dollop of whipped cream on top for an extra indulgent touch.

  6. For a finishing touch, lightly sprinkle a pinch of sea salt over the dessert drink to balance the sweetness and enhance the flavors.

  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your luxurious Caramel Macchiato Affogato, a decadent coffee-infused dessert drink that's perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth and coffee cravings.

Final Notes:

In conclusion, our Caramel Macchiato Affogato is an exceptional dessert drink that brings together the best of both worlds: the rich, creamy flavors of ice cream and the bold intensity of freshly brewed espresso, all elevated by a luscious caramel drizzle. This luxurious treat is the perfect way to elevate your coffee game and impress your friends or simply indulge in a moment of sweet bliss. With its heavenly taste and simple preparation, the Caramel Macchiato Affogato is sure to become a beloved favorite for coffee and dessert lovers alike.


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Written by Maximilian Lucena

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