Alpine Coffee

3
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is popular in the Alps region of Switzerland, Germany and Austria where the chilly mountain climate and long skiing season make hot drinks such a necessity. A few sips of this will keep you warm on those snowy, chilly mornings.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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8 oz
fresh brewed hot coffee (strong)
sugar and cream, to taste
1 1/2 oz
frangelico or other hazelnut liqueur
1 1/2 oz
kirsch (cherry brandy)
2 Tbsp
whippped cream
a dusting of fresh grated nutmet, for garnish
dark chocolate shavings, for garnish

How to Make Alpine Coffee

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pour coffee into a large coffee mug.
  • 2Add cream and sugar to taste (optional).
  • 3Stir in the Frangelico and kirsch.
  • 4Top with whipped cream, and grate nutmeg (about 3 to 4 "scratches") on top of the whipped cream. Garnish with a few chocolate shavings, and serve immediately while coffee is still hot.

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About Alpine Coffee

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks, Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: German




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