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  • 3 teaspoons instant espresso coffee
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3 cups very hot milk
  • 6 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Brandy
  • Grated sweet chocolate


  1. Combine coffee and water.
  2. Stir in milk and sugar.
  3. Pour into small demitasse cups.
  4. Guests may add either 1 tablespoon of brandy or 1 teaspoon ground chocolate, although neither is traditional.

Yield: 8 demitasse cups


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