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Alexander Espresso


  • 1 cup Cold water
  • 2 tb Ground espresso coffee
  • ½ Cinnamon stick (3" long)
  • 4 ts Crème de Cacao
  • 2 ts Brandy
  • 2 tb Whipping cream, chilled
  • Grated semisweet chocolate to garnish

Serves 2 How To: Break out your espresso machine for this one or just make really strong coffee with a small amount of water. Break cinnamon stick into small pieces and add to hot espresso. Allow to cool for 1 minute. Add crème de cacao and brandy, and stir gently. Pour into cute demitasse cups. Whip the cream, and float some cream on top of each cup. For looks, garnish with grated chocolate or fancy chocolate curls. Multiply proportions by six and it's perfect for a party.