An affogato is a traditional coffee-flavored dessert that typically looks like a scoop of creamy gelato topped off with a pour of hot espresso. A shot of liqueur is sometimes added as well to kick things up a notch (as we do in the recipe below). If you want to make everything from scratch, get our Homemade Coffee Liqueur recipe and our Espresso Gelato recipe too.
The addition of cinnamon adds a kick of “something special” to this rich chocolate sheet cake, but if you prefer, you can reduce the amount or leave the cinnamon out all together; you'll simply have a delightful, classic chocolate cake on your hands. Get more cake recipes here.