Coffee and Muffins

Viennese Coffee – (Hot) 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups strong coffee
  • 4 tablespoons light cream
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of cocoa

PREPARATION:

  1. Melt chocolate in sauce pan
  2. Stir in light cream
  3. Slowly add coffee, beating until frothy
  4. In a cold bowl whip heavy cream and sugar
  5. Pour coffee mixture into cups
  6. Top off with heavy cream

Garnish with sprinkle of cinnamon and cocoa

Cappucino Muffins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder (or instant coffee)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line muffin tins with papers or grease liberally.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, espresso or instant coffee, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix milk, butter, egg, and vanilla until combined. Stir milk mixture into flour mixture only until combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake 15 to 20 minutes for standard muffins, 10 to 12 minutes for mini-muffins. Cappuccino muffins freeze well.