Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins
Since inheriting a collection of antique demitasse cups (small coffee cups, French 'half-cups') from my grandmother, I've been wondering what to serve in them! I came across this simple recipe in my trusty dog-eared copy of Betty Crocker's Cookbook, and thought I'd share. Would be great served with pastries for a ladies luncheon, or as an after dinner treat. I've included the instant method as well as the more traditional brewed method. Demitasse is served in small cups, often with a twist of lemon peel. Sugar may be offered, cream usually is not.
- 2 teaspoons instant coffee
- 1⁄3 cup boiling water
- lemon twist
- sugar (optional)
- 1⁄4 cup ground coffee, for each
- 3⁄4 cup water (quite strong!)
- Demitasse is served in small cups, often with a twist of lemon peel. Sugar may be offered, cream usually is not.
Love this one! I have a couple of demitasses from my grandmother and like using them very much. This is a wonderful way to enjoy an elegant cup of coffee. Thanks for posting!
Made for Bargain Basement.