Hot Coffee with Orange Liqueur

Maria Theresia

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Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafes of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

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Any time a food is named for the beloved empress Maria Theresia, you can be sure it includes the most refined blend of ingredients. (Chicken Maria Theresia has poached chicken breasts with sliced ox tongue masked with a creamy poultry sauce—over the top to some tastes, but the height of luxury cooking in earlier times.) You’ll find this hot coffee drink on almost every Viennese coffeehouse menu. It’s often made with a clear orange liqueur like Triple Sec or