Saint Patrick’s Day would not be complete at my house without a little Irish whiskey. And by a little, I mean a lot. In preparation for this year’s holiday, I decided to combine three of my favorite guilty pleasures: ice cream, coffee, and alcohol. That’s right, a boozy affogato! Whether you prefer Jameson or Bushmills (why not use them both) I promise this will become a new St. Patty’s Day tradition. Oh, and a word of advice . . . best if not eaten right before bed. I learned that one the hard way. Sláinte!
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Ingredients:

  • 2 scoops of vanilla bean ice cream
  • double shot of espresso
  • 1 oz Irish whiskey

irish.whiskey.affogato.3.1Start by brewing your espresso. Set aside.
irish.whiskey.affogato.5Add two small scoops of your favorite vanilla ice cream to your glass. I used McConnell’s . . . yum!
irish.whiskey.affogato.6Once your ice cream is ready, add the espresso and top with Irish whiskey.
irish.whiskey.affogato.4.1And you’re done! It’s really that simple. Now go eat before it melts!!
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(images and recipe by HonestlyYUM)