Spanish Coffee

Francine Lizotte


This is such a nice digestif to have after your meal! It's the perfect hot cocktail to enjoy during the holidays...


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1 drink
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    lemon wedge
  • ·
    granulated sugar, for the rim as needed
  • 1 oz
    cognac or brandy, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 oz
    tia maria, or to taste (substitute kahlúa)
  • 6 oz
    hot coffee
  • ·
    whipped cream, as needed
  • 1 large
    maraschino cherry
  • 1 pinch
    ground cinnamon (substitute ground nutmeg or baharat)

How to Make Spanish Coffee


  1. Cut a small slit in the lemon wedge and slide it around the rim of the glass. Dip the rim in granulated sugar and turn back and forth to coat well.
  2. Add Cognac, Tia Maria and pour in hot coffee. Top generously with whipped cream, sprinkle on some cinnamon and garnish with a cherry. Carefully wrap a serviette around the glass and enjoy! Makes 1 coffee
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