A Royal Coffee for Father Christmas?

I’d just like to wish all those lovely people out there who take the time to read my ramblings a wonderful Christmas. I truly hope you have a wonderful festive period with lots of seasonal food.

My turkey and smoker are all ready to go for the morning, the veggies and gravy are all prepped. I’ve had a wonderful Christmas Eve with family, lots of yummy smoked meats, which I will be posting shortly on, and the odd tipple.

Here’s a quick and easy recipe if you are wondering what to leave for Father Christmas this evening, or better yet enjoy yourself….

Royal Coffee

A double espresso

A shot of cognac

20ml of fresh double cream

2 tsps brown sugar

Pop the sugar and the cognac into a glass  cup or an Irish coffee glass, and stir until the sugar starts to dissolve. Add the double espresso and stir so the sugar is fully dissolved (the sugar makes the coffee denser and helps the ream to float). Lay a teaspoon on the surface of the coffee and gently trickle the cream on until you have a nice 1cm thick layer of cream.

My advice at this time of year would be to practice this technique over and over again to get it right, and to get merry!

Enjoy! and have a wonderful Christmas, I hope your Turkey is moist and your sprouts not too soggy.

Cheers

Marcus

2 responses to this post.

  1. Merry Christmas Marcus. Hope you had a foodie Christmas!

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