Pousse Cafe

Made  times

"This is a French Canadian recipe from Quebec. It is a feather light dessert."
I Made it Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


servings 500 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 500 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 31.2 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.8g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 108 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 239 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease thoroughly a fluted 2 quart ring mold, and dust lightly with flour.
  2. Sift pastry flour, salt, and baking powder together.
  3. In a large bowl, cream shortening well. Gradually blend in 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs, vanilla, and 3 tablespoons cognac; beat until light and fluffy. Gently blend sifted ingredients alternately with the milk and cream into the creamed mixture. Pour batter into ring mold.
  4. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Remove from pan, and allow to cool.
  5. In a clean, cold bowl, beat the 2 cups whipping cream until peaks form. Stir in 1/4 cup sugar and coffee powder. Frost the cake with whipped cream. When serving, drizzle cake with a few drops of cognac.



From around the web