Coffee Syrup

Coffee Syrup, made with a generous splash of brandy, is brushed over each of the three layers of Tiramisu Layer Cake.


About 1 1⁄ 2 cups
Total time: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes


1 cup sugar
2/3 cup strong brewed coffee
1/4 cup brandy


Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 1/2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring at 30-second intervals. Stir in coffee and brandy. Let cool 1 hour.


Vanilla extract may be substituted for Vanilla Bean Paste.