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Emeril's Kicked Up Coffee Drink

Emeril's Kicked Up Coffee Drink

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups freshly brewed strong coffee
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup walnut liqueur
  • 1/2 cup chocolate liqueur
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur
  • Sweetened cocoa powder, garnish


  • In a medium bowl, beat the cream until soft peaks just start to form. Add the confectioners' sugar and beat to soft peaks. Set aside.

  • In a pot or heatproof pitcher, combine the coffee, sugar, and liqueurs, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Divide among 4 stemmed mugs and top with the whipped cream. Sprinkle the cream lightly with cocoa powder, and serve immediately with a straw in each mug.