Coffee Risotto


  • 1 tbs instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 orange, shredded zest and juice
  • 1/2 cup arborio rice
  • 2 cups milk regular or low fat
  • 2 drops vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons rum
1. Brew coffee and add to sauce pan along with orange juice and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to boil and then remove from heat. Allow rice to soak in mixture for 5 minutes.
2. Return to heat and add milk and vanilla. Cook over low heat until rice is tender, but still slightly firm.
3. Remove from heat and add sugar, orange zest, butter, cream, and rum. Stir gently for 1 minute.
4. Serve and enjoy this delicious dish