Burnt Coffee, or Coffee a la Militaire

In France vulgarly called Gloria

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Cookery for Private Families

By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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Make some coffee as strong and as clear as possible, sweeten it is the cup with white sugar almost to syrup, then pour the brandy on the top gently over a spoon, set fire to it with a lighted paper, and when the spirit is in part consumed, blow out the flame, and the gloria quite hot.