If a Spanish coffee is not exciting enough – try this dazzling flaming Spanish coffee.
- 4 oz coffee
- 1–2 oz 151-proof rum
- 1–2 oz coffee liqueur such as Kahlua or Tia Maria
- 1 lemon wedge
- sugar, brown sugar, or superfine sugar
- whipped or heavy cream
- stemmed wine glass
- long BBQ lighter or long matches
- shallow dish for rimming the glass with sugar
Pour sugar into a shallow dish. Rub rim of glass with lemon wedge. Press rim into sugar to get a good, even coating.
Pour rum into wine glass.
Tilt wine glass at a 45-degree angle. Using long matches or lighter, ignite the rum.
Use index and middle fingers to grab stem of glass, gently swirl flaming rum in a circular motion to caramelize sugar.
Sprinkle nutmeg and cinnamon into glass, then quickly add liqueur and hot coffee to rum.
Optional: top drink with cream, whipped cream, or both, along with more nutmeg and cinnamon.
- Category: drinks, coffee
- Cuisine: Spanish
- Calories: 217
Keywords: Spanish coffee