You certainly do not have to go to a coffee specialty store to get your treat. Make this up, adjust to your liking and it is so inexpensive and delicious, you can simply say ‘thanks’ for saving you lots of money.
- 2 1/2 cups strong black coffee (not instant please)
- 1 1/4 cups basic sugar syrup *
- Whipping cream
- favourite liqueur
Combine coffee and syrup. Pour into ice cube trays and freeze until crystals form.
Dip edge of tall glasses in cold water and then into sugar to frost.
Spoon coffee into glasses, add 1 oz. of your favourite liqueur, if using) and top with lots of whipped cream. Serve immediately.
This will serve 4.
- simple syrup is equal parts of water and sugar, boiled until sugar is dissolved. Cool down and store in refrigerator.