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Whipped Coffee Ice Cream Sundae

A modern sundae or affogato, this recipe pairs hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, and whipped coffee for a decadent grown-up treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Korean
Keyword affogato, food trends, ice cream
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 sundae
Calories 355kcal
Cost $3


  • Hand-mixer or whisk


Whipped Coffee

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or other granulated sweetener


  • 1-2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 2-4 tablespoons hot fudge slightly warmed
  • 1 teaspoon chocolate sprinkles


Whipped Coffee

  • Add hot water, instant coffee, and sugar to a medium-sized bowl.
  • Whip on medium to high speed with a hand-mixer or whisk.


  • Warm fudge in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  • Scoop half hot fudge into glass or bowl. Add ice cream and another layer of hot fudge.
  • Spoon or pipe your whipped coffee on top. Top with sprinkles.


  • Vegan or dairy-free: Use vegan ice cream and vegan hot fudge.
  • Make ahead of time: Let ice cream soften slightly then scoop out ice cream with a scoop that has a release. Release scoops onto parchment-lined baking sheet or place and place in freezer until ready to serve. 
  • Additional ideas: Place brownie at bottom of bowl or glass and/or add splash of coffee liqueur to hot fudge after warming.


Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 278IU | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 58g