Alexander espresso

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup cold water
2 tablespoons ground espresso coffee
½ each cinnamon stick (3\" long)
4 teaspoons creme de cacao
2 teaspoons brandy
2 tablespoons whipping cream, chilled
1 each grated semisweet chocolate

Make espresso with water and coffee. Break cinnamon stick into small pieces and add to hot espresso. Allow to cool slightly.

Add creme de cacao and brandy, and stir gently. Pour into demitasse cups. Whip the cream, and float a dollop on top of each cup. Garnish with grated chocolate or chocolate curls.

Multiply proportions by six and it's perfect for a party.

Serves 2

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