Yields 8 demitasse cups.

Recipe Ingredients

3 teaspoons instant espresso coffee
2 cups boiling water
3 cups very hot milk
6 teaspoons granulated sugar
Grated sweet chocolate


Combine coffee and water. Stir in milk and sugar. Pour into small demitasse cups. Guests may add either 1 tablespoon of brandy or 1 teaspoon ground chocolate, although neither is traditional.