Recipe for Salted Caramel Affogato in celebration of #ChristmasSweeksWeek! Salted caramel-spiked espresso is poured over vanilla gelato and topped with a drizzle of salted caramel sauce.
Disclosure: This post is sponsored in conjunction with #ChristmasSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.
This Salted Caramel Affogato is my final post for #ChristmasSweetsWeek! Check out my Gingerbread Cupcakes with Eggnog Buttercream for more information on the giveaway prizes and additional recipes along with my Joulutorttu (Finnish Christmas Tarts).
Salted Caramel Affogato
After four years in DC, I am still getting used to the 60-70˚F temperatures during December here in Southern California. This Salted Caramel Affogato is quite the decadent treat to enjoy during the still warm winter days. Freshly prepared espresso is flavored with a splash of Torani Salted Caramel Syrup, poured over vanilla gelato, and topped with a drizzle of salted caramel sauce (I am particularly fond of this Vanilla Bean Caramel Sauce).
I served the Salted Caramel Affogato in these Double Wall Irish Coffee Glasses from JoyJolt. I love the double wall design and the use of insulated borosilicate-glass to make the cups more resistant to temperature changes.
After I finished taking the photos, Claire said it was missing something and added a pinch of this Snow Queen Sprinkles Mix from Sweets & Treats. It definitely did make the Affogato more festive for the season!
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Salted Caramel Affogato Recipe
Adapted from Inside the Rustic Kitchen
Salted Caramel Affogato
- 2 shots freshly brewed espresso or 1/2 cup strong coffee
- 1/2-1 tablespoon salted caramel syrup preferably Torani
- 2 scoops vanilla gelato
- Salted caramel sauce for serving
- In a cup or small bowl, combine the espresso and caramel syrup.
- Place the vanilla gelato in a serving glass. Pour the salted caramel-spiked espresso over the gelato and drizzle with salted caramel sauce.
- Serve immediately.