Bavarian Cinnamon Coffee

Posted by Navita Verma on

An easy version of a french coffee dessert with a slight hint of cinnamon.

15 minutes

30 minutes 



Prep Time

Cook Time



What You’ll Need:

  • 1 bowl
  • 1 whisk or hand blender
  • Ramekins to set the dessert.


  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • 2 cups of milk 
  • 1 cup espresso (or strong coffee concoction)
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon powder 
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 2 sheets/20 grams gelatin

Prep Instructions:

  1. Bring milk to a simmer for 5 minutes. Do not let the milk boil. Take it off the flame and let it cool. 
  2. In a bowl whisk together sugar and eggs using a spatula or whisk. 
  3. Slowly add the milk to the sugar and egg mixture. Stir constantly to avoid the formation of lumps. 
  4. Boil water in a large pan and find a glass or metal bowl to form a double boiler.
  5. Slowly cook this mixture in a double-boiler on medium heat till thickened. This will take about 10 mins. 
  6. The mixture should thicken about custard consistency. Let it cool to room temperature.
  7. Soak the gelatin in lukewarm water. Keep aside. 
  8. Make a strong espresso for flavor. 
  9. Add the coffee, cinnamon, vanilla essence, and gelatin to the milk-egg-sugar custard.
  10. Strain the custard for a smooth texture. 
  11. Pour the custard into desired bowls or ramekins of choice. 
  12. Set in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 
  13. Add the whipping cream to a bowl and whip using either a hand blender or whisk. Add in little sugar. Whip until firm consistency. 
  14. Before serving add the whipped cream and garnish with coffee beans or cinnamon powder.

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