Coffee Burgers

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Coffee Burgers   Makes 4

500g lean beef mince
1/2 red onion, diced
2 tablespoons instant coffee, ground finely (use a mortar and pestle)
1/2 tablespoon Bittersweet Zesty Garlic Blend
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon soy sauce

     Mix all ingredients in a large brown and form into burgers. Grill or Fry.

    Serve with:

   Coffee BBQ Sauce:

1 1/2 cups strong black coffee
1/3 cup caster sugar
1/2 tablespoon Bittersweet Mulling Spices
2 tablespoons coffee liqueur
1 cup tomato sauce

    Place all but liqueur into saucepan and heat to dissolve sugar.  Bring to heat and simmer for 15 minutes. It will thicken slightly.  Strain and add liqueur.   Measure off one cup of syrup and stir in tomato sauce; this is your BBQ sauce.  Save remainder to pour over ice cream for dessert.