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Chocolate Affogato

Hot Chocolate Affogato is a great dessert/ drink to make for kids parties. Hot chocolate is poured onto vanilla ice cream scoop and served right away.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, drink
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 Servings


  • 2 cups Milk (I used a combination of whole and 1%, you can use 2% milk)
  • 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8~10 scoops of Ice Cream (flavor of choice)
  • As needed Chocolate wafer cookies or candy canes, for topping (optional)


  • In a small saucepan, gently warm milk over medium heat.
  • When small bubbles start forming around the edges, add the chocolate chips, cocoa powder and salt. Whisk until the mixture is smooth. Turn off the heat.
  • Scoop ice cream into serving cups. Pour in some of the hot chocolate over the ice cream and top with wafer cookies or candy canes, if desired. Serve immediately.