COFFEE RECIPES

SOURCE: About.com
CATEGORY: Hot coffee-Alcoholic
Almond Coffee Cream

A bit of almond liqueur (like Amaretto) goes well with the hot cream and coffee. The perfect winter cocktail for those who like rich and creamy drinks.
INGREDIENTS:
• 3/4 cup hot coffee
• 1/4 cup heavy cream, scalded
• 1 shot of almond liqueur
PREPARATION:
Just combine the ingredients and serve. You can use almond extract instead of liqueur for a non-alcoholic version.
Serves 1

Black Gold

Now this is quite a coffee cocktail. You’ll need a stocked bar to make Black Gold. Five different spirits make for a powerful drink. It’s a bit sweet with a nutty taste, thanks to the Amaretto and hazelnut liqueur.
INGREDIENTS:
• 4 oz coffee, hot
• 1/4 oz Triple Sec
• 1/4 oz Amaretto
• 1/4 oz Irish Cream
• 1/4 oz hazelnut liqueur
• Dash of cinnamon Schapps
PREPARATION:
Stir all ingredients to combine and serve in a mug with whipped cream.

Café Brulot
1 cup brandy
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
½ teaspoon grated lemon peel 6 whole cloves whole allspice
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups double-strength coffee
Have ready a heatproof serving bowl.
Heat the brandy, sugar, orange and lemon peel, cloves, allspice, cinnamon stick and vanilla in a small saucepan over medium over medium heat.
Do not boil.
When brandy mixture is hot, pour into the heatproof serving bowl.
Darken the room, and carefully ignite brandy (for safety’s sake, you might prefer to ignite a metal ladle of the brandy mixture and add this to the serving bowl).
Let the brandy burn for 60 seconds.
Slowly pour hot coffee into the flaming brandy. Stir mixture.
Yield: Serves 6

Cafe Nero

An unusual recipe, and you’ll have to approximate the quantities for this coffee and Galliano cocktail. The flaming process makes this a dramatic cocktail for a party, though you might want to practice first.
INGREDIENTS:
• Galliano
• Sugar
• Lime juice
• Hot coffee
PREPARATION:
Rim a glass with sugar, then coat the inside of the glass with sugar and lime juice. Fill the glass halfway with Galliano and light it. Twirl the glass slowly to melt and caramelize the sugar. Fill the rest of the glass with hot coffee.

Cajun Coffee

Molasses will bring a strong and wonderful flavour to your cup of coffee, along with a dash of good Caribbean rum. Serve hot with whipped cream.
INGREDIENTS:
• 3 cups hot coffee
• 6 tbs molasses
• 6 tbs dark rum
• Whipped cream
PREPARATION:
Heat coffee and molasses in a saucepan until molasses is dissolved. Put 1 tbs of rum in each mug, and pour coffee over. Top with whipped cream.
Serves 6

Keoki Coffee

Brandy and Kahlua blend smoothly in this coffee cocktail recipe. This is a very simple recipe, with a taste you’ll remember.
INGREDIENTS:
• 1 cup hot coffee
• 1 oz Kahlua
• 1/2 oz brandy
• Whipped cream
PREPARATION:
Mix together in a mug and top with whipped cream, if desired.
Serves 1

Night in Florida

A potent mix of different tastes in this coffee cocktail. The recipe only serves one, but you’ll want to make more to impress your friends. A Night in Florida is a popular party drink.
INGREDIENTS:
• 3/4 cup coffee
• 1 1/2 tsp Kahlua
• 1 1/2 tsp Frangelico
• 1 1/2 tsp Grand Marnier
• 1 1/2 tsp Bailey’s Irish Cream
PREPARATION:
Mix the liqueurs together, then add to hot coffee. Top with whipped cream, if desired.
Serves 1

Nose Warmer

A whole concoction of liqueurs will provide more flavour than you’re used to in a coffee cocktail. A cup of this will warm more than your nose.
INGREDIENTS:
• 1/4 oz Tia Maria
• 1/4 oz Frangelica
• 1/4 oz Baileys
• 1/4 oz Grand Marnier
• 1 cup hot coffee
PREPARATION:
Combine ingredients in a mug and serve.
Serves 1

Praline Coffee

Creamy and sweet like hot cocoa, but this coffee cocktail is flavoured with praline liquor. The spirits give it the taste of candied nuts.
INGREDIENTS:
• 3 cups hot coffee
• 3/4 half n half
• 3/4 cup brown sugar
• 2 tbs butter
• 3/4 praline liqueur
PREPARATION:
Combine everything but the praline liqueur and heat through, until sugar dissolves. Add liqueur and serve.
Serves 4

Orange Coffee Cocktail

Add a little citrus zest to your cup, with some orange vodka. You might be surprised at how well orange blends with coffee. It’s both tangy and mellow.
INGREDIENTS:
• 1 cup of coffee
• 1 1/2 shots of Kahlua
• 1 shot of orange vodka (such as Absolut’s mandarin)
PREPARATION:
Stir coffee, Kahlua and vodka together in a mug or glass. Top with whipped cream, if desired.

Spanish Coffee

Tia Maria, rum and coffee. Nice and easy. The Tia Maria gives this cocktail some added coffee flavour. You can use light or dark rum, depending on your taste.
INGREDIENTS:
• 1/2 oz Tia Maria
• 1/2 oz rum
• 1 cup hot coffee
PREPARATION:
Mix and serve with whipped cream.
Serves 1

Vermont Coffee

Maple syrup and rum gives this drink a taste of the outdoors. Vermont does have some of the best maple syrup around, though Canadian maple syrup is in a class by itself.
INGREDIENTS:
• 1 oz light cream
• 1 oz maple syrup
• 2 oz dark rum
• 6 oz hot coffee
PREPARATION:
Combine in a mug, and enjoy.
Serves 1

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~ by akasha824 on January 24, 2008.

4 Responses to “COFFEE RECIPES”

  1. Coffee History

    The legend about coffee is that Kaldi the shephard first discovered coffee when he was with his sleepy goats, upon chewing the seeds of coffee; he discovered that he was in this immense happiness and euphoria. Coffee eventually started from Ethiopia an…

  2. thats very informative…thanks!

  3. two beverages i love altogether! coffee and booze:)

  4. Coffee is so versatile. I love the way all of those sound! I know you can add liquor to just about anything, but now I see you can do the same with coffee…awesome. Maybe the coffee will cancel out any side effects you might have from drinking all that liquor:)

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