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Coffee McAvee

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful coffee drink that will keep you toasty on the winter evenings! Can also be a great dessert!"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 drinks)


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  1. Pour 2 jiggers of coffee flavored liqueur into a saucer. Spread sugar out on a separate saucer. Dip each glass into the liqueur and then into the sugar to coat the rim.
  2. Pour 1 jigger of rum into each glass. Light the rum on fire using a long match and allow it to burn the sugar around the rim of the glass until it has turned to caramel, about 1 minute.
  3. Extinguish the fire in each glass with a 1/2 cup sized scoop of ice cream. Pour 1 jigger of coffee liqueur over the ice cream, and top off the glass with hot coffee.

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Twice I tried to turn the sugar into caramel around the rim of the glass. Twice I failed, sugar would not turn into caramel. So I finally used brown sugar to coat the rim of the glass. Hence the...