Coffee Soup

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Mercy

A tasty depression-era breakfast of convenience. Believe it or not, my grandfather started my mother on this when she was a mere toddler. Poor thing never stood a chance! She still loves her coffee, although she drinks it black nowadays.

Top Review by Ilysse

I grew up doing this with matzo, something my mother taught me. We just use big coffee mugs though. I've never seen here do it with bread but I started to with the old challah and love it. Good with cinnamon and nutmeg too. Great post!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices bread, plain or toasted
  • 1 cup hot coffee
  • 1 -2 tablespoon sugar
  • 12 cup half-and-half


  1. Break the bread or toast into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Mix together the coffee, half-and-half and sugar.
  3. Place the bread chunks in a soup bowl and pour the coffee mixture over all.
  4. Sprinkle extra sugar or cinnamon sugar over the top.

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