5 Christmas Coffee Recipes to Get You Into the Holiday Spirit!


Thanksgiving has ended making it officially the Christmas season.  We wanted to give you a few different Christmas coffee recipes to help you get into the spirit!

Christmas Coffee Recipes

All of them are quite simple and we included a video for each demonstrating how to put them together.  Be sure to leave a comment if you tried any of them!

Coffee Eggnog Punch

A sweet holiday coffee treat!
Prep Time 6 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 4 pinches ground nutmeg
  • 4 tbsp whipped topping
  • 1 cup hot coffee (brewed strong)
  • 1 1/2 cups eggnog
  • 1 1/2 cups ice cream coffee

Instructions
 

  • Over low heat, scoop ice cream into a suitable pan.
  • Stir in the coffee and egg nog.
  • Heat for approximately 3 minutes.
  • Pour heated combination into 4 ceramic mugs.
  • Top each mug with whipped topping.
  • Serve Immediately.

Video

Spicy Coffee and Cream

The perfect spiced delight to warm you up!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup hot coffee (brewed strongly)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 tsp confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk

Instructions
 

  • Add milk into a mixing bowl.
  • Insert mixer beaters into the mixing bowl, cover the bowl up, and freeze it for a half-hour (or until formation of ice crystals develop).
  • Afterwards, add the vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar to the mixing bowl.
  • Beat the mixture until it is fluffy and thick.
  • Split mix between each mug.
  • Add coffee to the mugs and sprinkle some nutmeg in.
  • If desired, the cinnamon sticks can be used to garnish.
  • Serve immediately.

Video

Gingerbread Coffee

A Classic Christmas flavor reborn!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Instructions
 

  • Mix the cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, brown sugar, and molasses together in a small bowl until the concoction is sufficiently blended.
  • Cover the bowl up and stick it in the fridge for 10 minutes (at least).
  • Add coffee (¼ cup) to every mug before stirring in the spice concoction (1 tablespoon) until it dissolves.
  • With coffee already in them, the mugs should be filled up to an inch from the top.
  • Half-and-half cream can then be stirred in.
  • The drink and then be garnished with a light clove dusting and a bit of whipped cream.

Video

Toffee Coffee

The Christmas drink Werther's DOESN'T want you to know about!
Prep Time 6 mins
Total Time 6 mins
Servings 5

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp ice cream butterscotch topping
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits (milk chocolate)
  • 5 cups hot brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp confectioners sugar

Instructions
 

  • Beat cream in a mixing bowl until it starts to get thick.
  • Add some confectioners’ sugar to the bowl and continue beating until formation of stiff peaks develop.
  • From there, toffee bits can be stirred into the coffee (allow it to stand for about 30 seconds, though).
  • Toffee bits that are undissolved should be strained and discarded.
  • Pour the drink into mugs and drizzle butterscotch topping onto it.
  • Top the drink off with whipped cream.

Video

Brulee Caramel Latte

A sweet coffee twist on a classic dessert! This unique beverage is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. You can prepare this beverage as sweet or as light as you want. We suggest using Italian Roast Espresso for a delicious velvety base. A strongly brewed Dark Roasted Decaf Coffee can be used by people sensitive to caffeine.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • ~ 1 tsp caramel sauce
  • 8 oz milk
  • 1/2 oz vanilla syrup
  • 1/2 oz caramel syrup
  • 2 shots espresso (or 1/3 cup brewed coffee)

Instructions
 

  • Milk (or a suitable substitute) should be heated up over a stovetop at a medium setting.
  • The warm milk should be whisked until it’s frothy for approximately 30 seconds (A Bodum French Press can be used to froth warm milk after it’s heated.)
  • Combine coffee (espresso), caramel syrup, and vanilla syrup into a mug.
  • Top off the coffee with the foamed milk.
  • Drizzle caramel sauce.

Video

Jay Arr

Jay Arr is passionate about everything coffee. What began as a simple interest in the history, production, and brewing of coffee led him to a job as a barista at a national coffee chain. That’s not where Jay’s story with coffee ends, however. Roasting and brewing day in and out, he continued to gather knowledge about all things coffee.

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