If you like it, save it!
Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place.Got it!
If you like something…
Click the heart, it's called favoriting. Favorite the stuff you like.Got it!
Author Notes: Think of this warm drink as a variation of a caffè corretto (an espresso "corrected" with a shot of liquor) or even of a hot toddy that substitutes tea for strong coffee. It's drunk fast, while still hot and even before the sugar has had time to dissolve properly. Not for the faint-hearted. —Emiko
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 ounce (30 milliliters) dark rum (or half rum and half cognac or half sassolino)
- 1 shot strong espresso coffee (preferably made with a stovetop percolator)
- 1 twist of lemon peel
- Place sugar and rum in a small glass. Top with espresso. Twist the lemon peel over the top to release essential oils, then drop the peel into the glass. Serve immediately.
- This recipe is a Community Pick!
More Great Recipes: Cocktails