spanish coffee recipe

If you like coffee cocktails, you’ll love this Spanish coffee recipe. Complete with a burnt sugar rim, aged rum and pillowy whipped cream!

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 1 orange wedge, notch cut in center, for sugar rim
  • granulated sugar
  • 3/4 oz dark rum
  • 3/4 oz Kahlua
  • 3/4 oz Grand Marnier
  • 3 oz strong coffee
  • soft whipped cream (or 3/4 oz heavy cream)


  1. Run notched orange wedge over the rim of a stemmed glass mug (6 oz to 8 oz in volume). Roll the edge in sugar to evenly coat. Caramelize the sugar with a kitchen torch, moving it back and forth to prevent hot spots. Set aside to cool.
  2. Pour rum, Kahlua, Grand Marnier and hot coffee in the glass. Stir to combine.
  3. Top with a thick layer of soft whipped cream. Alternatively, stir in 3/4 oz heavy cream. Enjoy immediately!


Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


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