New Orleans Cafe Brulot

New Orleans Cafe Brulot Recipe

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This recipes had been submitted for play in ZWT9 – Cajun/Creole from Cookbook: Cajun Cooking by Better Homes and Gardens.

Chicory makes dark, rich Louisiana coffee special. In the 1800's, cafe Brulot bowls, ladles and cups were traditional wedding presents for New Orleans brides.


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5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    (3 inch) cinnamon sticks, broken
  • 6
    whole cloves
  • 4
    sugar cubes
  • 1
    orange peel, membrane removed (strip - 3x1/4-inch)
  • 1
    lemon peel, membrane removed (strip - 3x1/4-inch)
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    hot strong coffee, double-strength

How to Make New Orleans Cafe Brulot


  1. In a blazer pan of a chafing dish combine cinnamon, cloves, sugar cubes, orange and lemon peels.
  2. In a small pan heat brandy till nearly boiling. Remove from heat and ignite. Pour over the mixture in blazer pan.
  3. Place the blazer pan over chafing dish burner and spoon the brandy over sugar until the cubes melt. Stir in coffee.
  4. Pour into mugs and enjoy.

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About New Orleans Cafe Brulot

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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