Coffee Essence

Essence de Café

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ½ Cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

COFFEE ESSENCE is a concentrated, strongly brewed coffee for flavoring desserts. It can be stored in a small bottle and used like vanilla extract to flavor ice cream, pastry cream, soufflés, candies, cookies, cakes, sauces, and milk shakes. It is used in concentrated form, as are other flavoring extracts, to not upset recipes by adding excess liquid. You may need to add more sugar to some of your recipes, since the essence is unsweetened. If you find that you always add sugar when using it,