Cajun Coffee

This is an old Cajun recipe. The idea is to sip the coffee mixture through the cream, much like Irish coffee. Some Cajuns like to mix a tablespoon of rum in with the coffee and molasses.

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  • 3 cups strong black coffee
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 cup cream, whipped
  • Dash of nutmeg
  • Rum (optional)


  1. Mix coffee and molasses and heat to a low simmer. Stir to blend.
  2. Divide mixture between 4 cups or heat-proof glasses.
  3. Top with cream and a dash of nutmeg.

Yield: 12 servings