Spanish Coffee

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By Francine Lizotte
from Surrey South, BC

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

serves 1 drink
prep time 10 Min
method 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

  • 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
  • 3
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