Cajun Cafe Brulot


1 T Brown sugar
1 Cinnamon stick
5 Whole cloves
1 Lemon rind, thinly slivered
1 Orange rind, thinly slivered
2 Thin slices lemon
1 Thin slice orange
1/2 c Orange-flavored liqueur
1/4 c Brandy
3 c Louisiana coffee w/chicory
Lemon rind curls
Orange rind curls


Combine sugar, cinnamon, cloves and citrus rinds in a chafing dish or medium skillet; heat until sugar begins to dissolve. Add citrus slices, liqueur and brandy; heat.

Half fill a metal ladle with some of the hot liquid and carefully ignite. Add to mixture in pan to ignite, ladling to distribute flavors. When flame dies, add coffee; heat.

Serve in demitasse cups; garnish with curls of lemon and orange rind if desired.

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