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Coffee Syrup

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 1 hr, 5 mins
Yield About 1 1⁄ 2 cups
Coffee Syrup, made with a generous splash of brandy, is brushed over each of the three layers of Tiramisu Layer Cake.

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

Cook's Notes

Vanilla extract may be substituted for Vanilla Bean Paste.