Café Brulot!

“A delicious drink for after dinner”

1 cup brandy
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
½ teaspoon grated lemon peel
6 whole cloves whole allspice
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups double-strength coffee

Have ready a heatproof serving bowl.
Heat the brandy, sugar, orange and lemon
peel, cloves, allspice, cinnamon stick and
vanilla in a small saucepan over medium
over medium heat.
Do not boil.
When brandy mixture is hot, pour into the
heatproof serving bowl.
Darken the room, and carefully ignite brandy
(for safety’s sake, you might prefer to ignite a
metal ladle of the brandy mixture and add this
to the serving bowl).
Let the brandy burn for 60 seconds.
Slowly pour hot coffee into the flaming brandy.
Stir mixture.

Yield: Serves 6

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