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COOKING WITH COFFEE WEEK: EMERIL'S KICKED-UP COFFEE DRINK

Coffee is an essential ingredient to most people's mornings. But it's also a key ingredient in some delicious recipes. This week, we'll share recipes for dishes that are made with coffee. This recipe is courtesy of famous television chef Emeril Lagasse and comes from foodnetwork.com.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup heavy cream

2 teaspoons powdered sugar

2 1/2 cups freshly brewed strong coffee

2 tablespoons sugar

1/4 cup walnut liqueur

1/2 cup chocolate liqueur

1/4 cup coffee liqueur

Sweetened cocoa powder, garnish

DIRECTIONS

In a medium bowl, beat the cream until soft peaks just start to form. Add the powdered sugar and beat to soft peaks. Set aside.

In a pot or heatproof pitcher, combine the coffee, sugar, and liqueurs, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Divide among 4 mugs and top with the whipped cream. Sprinkle the cream lightly with cocoa powder, and serve immediately with a straw in each mug.

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