French Toddy (For Kate and French Tart)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

From *The World Encyclopedia of Coffee* & a variation of a very old French recipe. *Enjoy* !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gently warm the Calvados + brandy together over a low heat & transfer to 2 lrg glasses (A balloon-shaped or squaty glass works best).
  2. Dissolve sugar in hot coffee, add to liqueurs & stir.
  3. While the contents are still rotating from the stirring, gently pour 1 tbsp of the cream over the surface in a circular motion. DO NOT STIR ~ just sip & savour.
Most Helpful

4 5

This is a very nice coffee treat! Made as directed for ZWT8, team Winers, Diners, and Chives, France region. Thanks, twissis!

5 5

This was very good. The hubby had fit about the price of the calvados but other then that amazing. Thanks for this wonderful recipe.

5 5

This is great. I don't know if the cream is supposed to give this effect like in my photo. I used heavy cream. It went down. I didn't heat the calvados and apricot brandy cause I did it only for 1 serving (for me). I didn't add sugar. Thanks Twissis. It was yummy!