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Strong coffee, praline liqueur, Kahlua, Chantilly.

by RedStickWriter on July 24, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This puts other dessert coffees to shame. Use a shot of the liqueur and a shot of the Kahlua. Chantilly is a fancy word for whipped cream and enables the trim to six words. Though I'm Louisiana grown, I differ from many of my fellows from that particular banana republic. I don't do my coffee black. I use half and half and Splenda. I do that before I add the liqueurs and whipped cream. I find it helps to reheat in the microwave just before adding the whipped cream.


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