From the roots of ancient African religion folklore, Candomblé, comes this recipe that will boost your wild side. Check it ou for a heat!
My mother’s family, in the late 19th century, employed a freed slave old lady. She was an old African-Brazilian cook that was truly a sorcerer in the kitchen.
She introduced this recipe to my great grand father’s family and I can only imagine how those traditional Italian immigrants felt the first time they tasted it.
Brazilian Black Magic Coffee
Cachaça is a type of Brazilian tequila made from cane molasses.
- 10 ounces hot black Brazilian coffee ( freshly brewed)
- 1/4 teaspoon chocolate extract, or to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon hazelnut extract, or to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon cachaça, or to taste
- sugar, or subtitute, to taste
- Pour fresh coffee into mug.
- Add the extracts and sugar.
- Add the cachaça.
- Stir and enjoy!
Numbers above are for the version without sugar.
The name in English is Brazilian Black Magic Coffee
I, myself, tried this drink for the first time on a freezing night at the farm with some friends. The beverage took care of the cold completely.