Best Coffee Cocktails

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On chilly nights, nothing hits the spot like these delightful coffee creations. They’re *warm*, *sweet*, and *smooth*—just what’s needed to cozy up.

With a perfect blend of coffee and alcohol, they’re also super drinkable.

There’s nothing like a strong cup of coffee to perk you up on a cold, wintery night.

But it can sometimes be hard to find a way to enjoy the rich flavor without adding alcohol.

Thankfully, those days are over with these coffee cocktails!

From classic drinks such as the white Russian and amaretto to new concoctions like the dark velvet cocktail, there’s something for every occasion!

So check out these fabulous coffee cocktails and get ready to sip on some warming warmth!

Coffee Cocktails

1. White Russian

White Russian is a sweet and milky drink made with vodka, cream, sugar, and berries.

It’s the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day!

This recipe calls for frozen strawberries, which are refreshingly tart and flavorful.

The addition of lemon juice brings freshness.

The alcohol also helps to cut through the sweetness.

This homemade white Russian is so easy to make that even kids will be able to make it without much help.

2. Amaretto Coffee

Amaretto is an Italian liqueur made from the almond-based Amaretti cookies.

So it’s basically a cookie with hooch in it.

This recipe makes an easy, homemade amaretto coffee that you can use to top off your morning oatmeal or add to your cup of tea.

The best part is, this amaretto coffee isn’t overly sweet but has a delightful balance of sweet and rhubarb.

(That said, if you want to add some more flavors, try adding nutmeg for a little spice.)

3. Coffee Martini

Between the coffee and the vodka, this drink is seriously yummy.

Coffee martinis are a popular cocktail in many places.

However, most of them use gin instead of vodka because it’s cheaper and often available.

This recipe takes it to the next level by adding red wine with some chocolate syrup.

It’s sweet, tart, and creamy, making it extra special.

4. Bourbon Iced Coffee Cocktail

A rum-infused cold brew is what’s for brunch.

The bourbon iced coffee cocktail is a delicious way to start off the day.

Sip on this boozy, creamy treat and enjoy all of the flavors of your favorite month.

This drink perfectly balances sweet, spicy, and sour notes.

It’s perfect for summer!

Beware though, because this drink will make you want to sip on more than just one cup!

5. Iced Irish Coffee

Iced Irish coffee is a refreshing and flavorful drink perfect for cold winter days.

The combination of black coffee, cream, and sugar makes this drink extra sweet.

It’s also made with liquorice, which gives it a tangy taste that’s sure to delight your palate.

This recipe makes whipped cream for the base.

Add in some chocolate syrup for an added kick of sweetness!

6. Sparkling Coffee & Amaro Cocktail

Here’s another classic drink that you can make in less than 10 minutes.

The recipe calls for coffee with a dash of amaro and a splash of soda water.

There are so many options here, but if you want to go full on Hawaiian, this one is best.

It has pineapple juice, ginger ale, lime juice, and also rum.

I like the sweet-n-sour flavor combo in this one.

However, if you prefer something more savory, that’s fine too.

7. Dalgona Coffee Cocktail

If you love coffee and desserts, this recipe is a must-try!

Dalgona is a popular drink in England that consists of cold water, sugar, lemon juice (or any citrusy fruit), and ice.

It’s super simple to make and tastes like a mix of tea with added flavor.

You can add more or less sugar based on how sweet you like your drink.

As for the lemon juice, it should be fresh – not from the bottle.

8. Brazilian Iced Coffee Cocktail

The Brazilian Iced Coffee cocktail is a sweet, cold winter drink for the mercury to set.

It’s made with espresso and sugar, though you can use almond milk if you like.

There are also lots of fruits and other toppings to make it extra special.

Just be sure you allow time for it to chill in the fridge before serving!

9. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cocktail

Pumpkin spice is just as much a part of fall as the leaves.

So, you should try this awesome pumpkin drink.

The combination of coffee and hot chocolate is just perfect for a nice fall-inspired treat!

This recipe calls for more than one ingredient to make it, but all you need are two cans of pumpkin spice, dark cocoa powder, and heavy cream.


10. Whipped Coffee Mudslide Cocktail

This recipe is for you if you’re not a fan of coffee in your cocktails.

Instead, it’s a beautiful drink that’s easy to make and makes for an excellent brunch.

It also has some kick from triple sec, which gives it a little more flavor punch.

Best of all, this cocktail can be made with water or milk and is ready in just 15 minutes.

For extra brightness and creaminess, use nut milk instead of cow’s milk.

11. Iced Coffee Margaritas

Coffee and ice cream go together like peanut butter and jelly, so why not make this combo with tea?

It’s a fun new drink that tastes amazing with both coffee and tequila.

This recipe is full of refreshing flavors, from the coconut milk to the rum.

It’ll be your new favorite cocktail for cold winter nights.

Top tip: add a little orange liqueur to the mix for a more sophisticated drink!

12. Peanut Butter Coffee Cocktail

You’ll need a sturdy glass to hold all your hot liquids.

What better way to do this than with some crushed ice?

You’ll need peanut butter, coffee, milk, and ice cubes.

It’s a warm mixture that goes down smooth and easy.

It’s also a wonderfully sweet drink that everyone loves.

So what are you waiting for?

Grab one before it’s gone!


13. Tennessee Mud Spiked Coffee

You may have a hard time believing this, but you can make a cup of coffee with mud.

It takes a bit of work, but it’s well worth the effort.

All you’ll need is some ground espresso and water (though, if you add cream or milk, that’s optional).

Once wet and ready to pour into your mug, use an old toothbrush handle for the base.

This will help keep it in place when you pour.

Add your mud in chunks and mix it all up before pouring over your coffee.

If you want to spice it up even more with some cinnamon sugar, drizzle some on top as well.


14. Kahlúa Midnight Coffee Cocktail

What do you get when you combine Kahlua with coffee?

A cocktail of course!

This drink is sweet and creamy with a hint of bitterness from the coffee.

It’s rich and invigorating, so it makes for a great morning or afternoon pick-me-up.

Plus, it only takes 10 minutes to make.

That said, I don’t recommend making this too strong because it will wake you up in the middle of the night!

15. Carajillo

Carajillo is a well-known fritter that you’ll instantly fall in love with.

It’s made with cornmeal, sugar, and coconut milk.

These crisp little treats are deep golden brown on the outside and covered in a sweet caramel sauce.

You can serve these at any time of day, but I love them for breakfast!

16. The Dark Velvet Cocktail

It’s a classic that never goes out of style, and this dark velvet cocktail is the ultimate party drink.

The bold blackcurrant-flavored liqueur is sweetened with Grand Marnier and flavored with vanilla.

Add some ice cubes to your glass, pour in the purple liquid, and stir until it’s thick.

This drink has all the same fruity flavors you love about the classic.

The only difference is this one has more alcohol!

17. Mescal Coffee Cocktail

This recipe is perfect for those who love the taste of a mescal.

It’s not overly sweet, and it has a rich base that’s both spicy and smoky.

If you enjoy a strong coffee drink, this one will definitely satisfy your cravings.

This drink uses absinthe to bring out the flavors, which makes it extra special.

You can also use regular coffee if you prefer something lighter.

18. Salted Butterscotch White Russian

Imagine a dessert that combines the flavors of white Russian, but without the alcohol.

That’s what this deliciously sweet treat does, and it’s absolutely delicious.

Butterscotch is a classic addition to most classy drinks, and this one uses tapioca pearls for added crunchiness.

Add some milk and dark chocolate sauce, and you have a seriously decadent drink!

19. Insomniac Cocktail

This recipe is perfect if you want something a little different.

It’s an easy drink with a unique flavor.

It’s made by mixing sparkling wine, bourbon, vodka, and orange juice.

The orange juice adds a citrus taste that makes the cocktail pop!

This isn’t your average drink.

The alcohol content is high but so is the flavor.

One sip will have you falling asleep in no time.

20. Whiskey Maple Coffee Cocktail

This drink looks like a Hibiscus and Cinnamon cocktail, but it’s actually made with whiskey and maple syrup.

The flavors are excellent – apple cinnamon, whiskey, maple syrup.

It may look fancy, but the ingredients aren’t extravagant.

It’s an easy way to get your morning on track without spending big bucks for something fancy.

Let me tell you: this drink is insanely addictive.

You can never have just one!

21. The Salty Irishman Coffee Cocktail

When it comes to Irish coffee, the name speaks for itself.

The salty, flavor-packed drink is a must-try.

But did you know that you can make it at home?

It’s true!

And this recipe nails it.

The key to making such an outstanding drink is to use Irish whiskey and rum.

Then add in a splash of soda water.

22. Bourbon Salted Caramel Coffee

I feel like bourbon is under-valued as a coffee flavor.

It’s rich and bold, and you’ll want to turn it up when sipping your morning cup.

And this salted caramel one will be your new favorite.

It’s rich, sweet, and just a touch smoky from the bourbon.

But don’t let that distract you from the other amazing elements in this coffee – the saltiness of the caramel topping, for example.

23. Boozy Bourbon Iced Coffee Cocktail

This boozy bourbon iced coffee cocktail is the perfect way to cool down and continue your day.

It’s a sweet, tasty drink that you can enjoy any time of day.

The bourbon adds so much flavor to the mix, and it’s not too strong for you!

The key ingredient in this drink is Kahlua.

It’s a luscious, creamy liquor made from dates, sugar, and evaporated milk.

You may think it doesn’t taste good with alcohol – but trust me on this one: it works just as well with dark spirits as white!

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