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Candy Cane Affogato Recipe

The perfect dessert for ending an elegant meal, a relaxed hangout with friends, or thawing out noses and voices.
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: dessert
Keyword: candy cane, christmas, drink, easy, festive, holidays, hot chocolate, peppermint, sugar and cloth, winter
Servings: 4
Calories: 1002kcal


  • Glasses


  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 16 oz white hot chocolate
  • 1.5 tsp peppermint extract to taste
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • 4 candy canes


  • Prepare the white hot chocolate.
  • Add 3-4 drops of red food coloring.
  • Flavor with 1.5-2 tsp of peppermint extract to taste.
  • Set out 4 clear glasses, and place 2 small scoops of vanilla ice cream in each.
  • Pour about half a cup of the peppermint hot chocolate over each.
  • Garnish with a candy cane, and serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1002kcal | Carbohydrates: 155g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 1153mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 129g | Vitamin A: 996IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 416mg | Iron: 2mg