Spanish Coffee (Carajillo) Recipe
Servings: 1 person
The Spanish coffee originated as a war-time drink, combining rum and coffee to give the troops courage (coraje). It's been adopted and modified for the American tastes to include a coffee liqueur and whipped cream.
- 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur eg. Kahlua
- 1/2 oz Rum
- 6 oz Coffee hot brewed
- Whipped cream optional
- 1 Cherry
Combine coffee liqueuer and rum into glass
Pour coffee into glass, stirring with a spoon
Optionally: use a spoon to top with whipped cream, maintaining separation of ingredients.
This Spanish Coffee recipe combines the best of coffee and alcohol into a pleasant after-dinner drink. The sweet liqueur and whipped cream means that typically sugar isn't needed.
Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 83mg | Sugar: 7g