Coffee Cognac Cooler

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“From *The World Encyclopedia of Coffee* -- The phrase *Dessert in a Glass* is oft-used, but this recipe sets a new std for it. Even the intro seems to apologize for it when it says "This drink is unabashedly decadent & not for those counting calories." *Enjoy* !”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup cold coffee (strong dark roast)
  • 6 tablespoons cognac or 6 tablespoons brandy
  • 14 cup coffee liqueur
  • 14 cup double cream (heavy cream)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (See note below)
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 2 scoops coffee ice cream
  • chocolate shavings (garnish) (optional)


  1. Put 1st 6 ingredients into a shaker & shake well.
  2. Pour equally into 2 tall glasses & gently add a scoop of coffee ice cream to each. Sprinkle w/choc shavings (if using) & serve w/a long-handled spoon.
  3. NOTE FROM ME: I entered this recipe as written, but feel the need to ask a question. Is it just me or is it more than just a little silly to use 2 tsp of sugar in this recipe?.
  4. COOKS NOTE ON RECIPE: "The coffee liqueur can be either cream-based (Kahlua) or non-cream based (Tia Maria).".

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