*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Coffee Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : The Complete Coffee Book by Sara Perry
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:10
 Categories    : Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           sugar
    1 2/3  cups          extra strong coffee -- at room temperature
    2      tablespoons   cornstarch
    2      tablespoons   unsalted butter
      1/3  teaspoon      salt
 
 Note: If you would like to serve this sauce chilled, omit butter and refrigerat
 e after sauce has thickened.
 
 In a heavy skillet, melt the sugar slowly, stirring often, until the sugar is a
  light amber color, about 5 minutes.  Slowly add 1 1/3 cups of the coffee, stir
 ring constantly.  Be prepared for a lot of steam.
 In a small bowl, blend the cornstarch and the remaining 1/3 cup of coffee until
  smooth.  Stir the mixture into the hot coffee-sugar mixture.  Continue cooking
  over low heat and stir until the sauce boils and thickens, about 8 to 10 minut
 es.  Remove from heat and stir in the butter and salt until blended.  Serve war
 m over ice cream.
 
 Reprinted in The Sacramento Bee 8/27/97.
 
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