7 Best Alcoholic Coffee Drinks Recipes!

7 Best Alcoholic Coffee Drinks Recipes!

Alcoholic coffee drinks can be enjoyed at the end of a dinner or right before with family and friends. These drinks are peculiar in nature as adding alcohol to coffee can make you feel calm as well as perk you up. It is because you are blending opposite things together; and perhaps this is the reason for the alcoholic coffee drinks to be so popular and attractive.

Do you want to try them out? Well, ordering one in a café can be quite expensive, so a better choice is to make them at home. It is very easy to make alcoholic coffee drinks at home and you require very less ingredients. Moreover, you can add the content of alcohol in moderation, as alcoholic drinks have a bad effect on health.

The best Alcoholic Coffee Drinks Recipes

There are several ways to make alcoholic coffee drinks and you can keep experimenting with it. Everyone has their unique style to make one, and so do I! Want to know my favorite recipes of alcoholic coffee drinks? Here is my list of the seven best alcoholic coffee drinks recipes. Check them out as you may end up finding your new favorite drink:

  1. Bailey’s Irish Cream Coffee:

Bailey’s Irish Cream Coffee

It is a classic cold weather cocktail that has been made with the unique flavor of Bailey’s original Irish cream. Listed below are the ingredients that you require for making Bailey’s Irish cream coffee:

  • 1 cup hot coffee; freshly grounded and brewed
  • 1 ½ shots of Bailey’s Irish cream
  • ¼ cup whipped cream
  • 1 shot of Irish whiskey
  • Ground cinnamon or chocolate shavings for garnishing


Take a tall coffee glass and preheat it. Add coffee, Bailey’s Irish cream, and Irish whiskey in it. Mix them well and then top it up with whipped cream. Garnish the coffee with cinnamon or chocolate shavings and serve instantly.

  1. Iced Mexican Coffee:

Iced Mexican Coffee

The iced Mexican coffee is a great drink to relish in summers. The chocolaty flavor will certainly make you drool for more. So, are you ready to make one today? Here are the ingredients that you will require for making iced Mexican coffee:

  • Ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup – you can add more too as per your taste
  • 1 shot coffee liqueur
  • ½ cup freshly made cold coffee
  • 1 tablespoon whipped cream
  • Cinnamon for garnishing


Make your favorite cold coffee and keep it aside. Take a tall glass and add the chocolate syrup on the bottom. Add some ice cubes and pour cold coffee and shot of coffee liqueur. Then, put a layer of whipped cream carefully in the glass. To make the cream float in the glass, pour it over the back of a spoon and then put it on top of the drink. Sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg, as per your preference. Serve instantly!

  1. Spanish Coffee:

Spanish Coffee

It is an amazing alcoholic coffee drink, which has Brandy as its main ingredient. When drunk in moderation, Brandy has a wide range of beneficial antioxidants that are good for our health. That said, let’s begin with the recipe! The ingredients required for making Spanish coffee are:

  • ½ oz Brandy
  • ½ oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 cup hot coffee, freshly ground and brewed
  • 2 tablespoon Whipped cream
  • Pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, or some chocolate shavings for garnishing


Take a tall glass or a coffee mug with a handle. Add brandy and coffee liqueur in the glass. Mix it. Then add hot coffee. Mix them together. Now, add whipped cream on top of the drink. Garnish it with cinnamon, nutmeg, or chocolate shavings as per your preferences. Your yummy drink is ready to be served!

  1. Chocolate hazelnut coffee:

Chocolate hazelnut coffee

If you love coffee, chocolates, and hazelnuts then you should give this drink a shot. The recipe has a creamy blend of rich chocolate and hazelnut, which makes this drink addictive. Listed below are the ingredients required for making this yummy brew:

  • 1 cup hot coffee; preferably medium roast brewed
  • 1 oz chocolate liqueur
  • An oz hazelnut flavored liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon sugar – optional
  • 2 tablespoon whipped cream – optional
  • Cocoa powder for dusting – optional


Take a wine glass and preheat it. Pour freshly brewed hot coffee in the wine glass. Then, add the two liqueurs and stir. Add sugar if required and then stir. Top it with whipped cream and cocoa powder as per your taste. Your chocolate hazelnut coffee is ready!

  1. Kahlúa Iced Coffee:

Kahlúa Iced Coffee

The rich and vibrant flavors of Kahlúa in this super easy iced coffee will surely make you ask for more. So, without wasting time, read on its ingredients:

  • 1 oz Kahlúa coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz espresso coffee
  • A teaspoon sugar – as per taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup ice cubes


Take a large serving glass. Add the ice cubes in the glass. Then, add Kahlúa, espresso, milk and sugar. Mix all of them together. To make the drink rich, you can add cream instead of milk. Serve immediately.

  1. Tequila-Spiked Mexican Coffee:

Tequila-Spiked Mexican Coffee

The tequila-spiked Mexican coffee is a perfect brew to be enjoyed in cold winters. The tequila and the kahlúa will not only make you feel warm but will also make your brew turn into a delicious cocktail. So, read on the ingredients that you will require for making this wonderful beverage:

  • 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
  • 1 oz Tequila
  • 2 tablespoon whipped heavy cream – thick and viscous
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or as required
  • 1 oz Kahlúa coffee liqueur
  • Pinch of grounded cinnamon or nutmeg for garnishing


Take a pre-heated coffee cup. Add Tequila, Kahlúa, freshly brewed coffee, and sugar in a coffee cup. Stir them with a spoon. Pour the whipped cream carefully on the drink so that it floats. Garnish the brew with pinch of nutmeg or cinnamon. Relish it!

  1. Espresso Martini:

Espresso Martini

It is very easy to make this cocktail. All you need to do is combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. It is a drink that can be enjoyed on a hot summer day and believe me; once you drink it, you will not stop at just one! Moreover, you can try experimenting with it to make your martini recipe unique; like, adding cranberry juice, blue Curacao, hazelnut liqueur, and much more. Listed below are the ingredients that you would require to make espresso martini:

  • 5 oz Kahlúa coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz espresso
  • Ice cubes

Keep an empty martini glass in the freezer for 30-40 minutes. Pour the aforesaid ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously to create slight foam. Strain the drink into a chilled martini glass. Garnish it with espresso beans. Enjoy!

The concept of coffee cocktails is not new, as every winter calls for traditional coffees to heat up chilly days. With time, the baristas are discovering new ways to keep the body warm and nice in chilly winters. So, they are adding various alcohols to coffees and crafting soothing cocktails. Depending on the choice of consumers, they whip up a classic cocktail with quality ingredients. With precise quantities and creative thinking, the perfect alcoholic coffee drink is prepared that offer a tasty treat to consumers.

The beverage can be piping hot, ice cold, smooth, creamy, sweet or bitter depending on your preference. Also, you can get it customized by ordering for chocolate flavor or simply tell the barista to add extra coffee in your cuppa. So, which recipe are you going to try today to give your taste buds the treat that it has been longing for? Select one from the aforesaid 7 best alcoholic coffee drinks recipes and enjoy your cocktail!

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