In light of having just spent some time in the Riviera Maya of Mexico for the annual Day of the Dead festival, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite flavor takeaways. Mexican Coffee is unlike any other and when you spice it up with a splash of tequila, it’s a perfect adult beverage. This is a recipe for Mexican Coffee with a splash of awesome.
Mexican Coffee Recipe with Tequila
Let’s be honest, sometimes mommy needs a little extra something to unwind. Nothing wrong with that… I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat at my desk with a cup of coffee and a glass of wine. Well, this Mexican Coffee recipe with tequila nips that ridiculousness in the bud. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 12 cups of hot brewed coffee
- 2 cans (14 oz.) condensed milk
- 2 cups coffee liqueur
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup tequila
- ground cinnamon to taste
Mix all the ingredients together until evenly blended. The coffee liqueur is the most important part, with tequila available for those who want even more of a kick. The sweet, flavorful burn creates a memorable end cap between dinner and the rest of the night’s festivities.
If you have a Nespresso maker or similar:
You can make this recipe if you’re rocking a single cup maker like I do. This is an easy way to do it without going the communal batch way. I use single cup coffee and it’s amazing flavor really makes the difference.
- ground cinnamon
- ground cloves
- cocoa powder
- vanilla creamer
- chocolate syrup
- coffee liqueur
- frothed milk
- coarse brown sugar
- coarse sea salt
- Splash of Tequila
You can make each cup personal to each person with a Nespresso alternative capsules from Gourmesso favorite. Once you’ve brewed the cup, let each person flavor it to taste with the above spices and liquor.
There’s no need for a special occasion to use your Mexican Coffee recipe. Whether you’re alone or with friends telling coffee jokes, there’s alway room for added spice. Especially if you’re a late night owl writing a blog post.