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Burning Flame Cafe

 Burning Flame Cafe
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves
  • 4 orange peel strips (1 to 3 inches)
  • 3 ounces Cognac or brandy
  • 2 cups strong brewed coffee
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • Cinnamon sticks and sweetened whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • In a small skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the
  • vanilla, spices and orange peel. Remove from the heat; add Cognac.
  • Return pan to the heat and carefully ignite Cognac mixture.
  • Slowly pour brewed coffee over flames to extinguish. Discard orange
  • peel; stir in brown sugar until blended. Ladle into mugs. Serve
  • immediately with cinnamon sticks and whipped cream if desired.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Keep liquor bottles and other flammables at a safe distance when preparing this beverage. We do not recommend using a nonstick skillet.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (calculated without whipped cream) equals 153 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.