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Cafe Mexicano #2

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Beverages Mexican


  • 8 c Water; Cold
  • 1/3 c Dark Brown Sugar; Packed
  • 1/2 oz Baking Chocolate; Fine Chop
  • 2 Cloves; Whole
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick;Broken In 1/2
  • 1 c Coffee; Regular Grind, Dry
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1/4 c Brandy
  • 8 tb Coffee Liqueur


Heat water, brown sugar, chocolate, cloves, and cinnamon to boiling in 3-quart saucepan; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Stir in coffee. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Strain coffee through 4 thicknesses of cheesecloth. CAFE DIABLO: Cafe Mexicano Prepare Cafe Mexicano; keep hot in saucepan after straining. Heat brandy just until warm in small, long-handled saucepan. Remove from heat; ignite. Pour flaming brandy over coffee. Allow flame to burn out; stir. Pour coffee into cups or mugs. Top each with whipped cream and 1 T liqueur. Garnish with cinnamon stick, if desired.
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