café brûlot

Pronunciation: [ka-fay broo-LOH]

A traditional New Orleans flaming brew consisting of coffee blended with spices, orange and lemon peel and brandy. Café brûlot is generally made in a flameproof bowl and ladled into cups. In French, brûlot means "burnt brandy."

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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