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5 Best Christmas Coffee Drinks Recipe

The smell of freshly brewed coffee on Christmas morning can add to the festivities. So, let’s enjoy this season by blending in what we love and what the season brings for us. We can do so by making some delicious coffee beverages that is perfect for the Christmas season.

We have picked 5 best coffee recipes for you to make these festive mornings all the merrier. These recipes are easy to procure and easy to prepare at home. 

Without much ado, let's see how it's done!

The Coffee Recipes

  1.       Cinnamon Roll Latte
  2.       Sugar Cookie Coffee
  3.       Peppermint Marshmallow Latte
  4.       Cardamom Latte
  5.       Vodka and Coffee Cocktail

1. Cinnamon Roll Latte

Cinnamon is the spice of Christmas! Traditionally, people around the world use this seasonal spice in their food and beverages during the Christmas season.

The preparation for Cinnamon Roll Latte is quite simple. Let's take a look and the ingredients.

You Will Need:

  •  About 20 ml Vanilla Syrup
  • About 20 ml Cinnamon Syrup
  • 2 shots of freshly brewed espresso
  • Steamed milk
  • Cinnamon stick and whipped cream

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Latte?

  • Prepare two shots of espresso with your home-brewing technique of choice.
  • Add 20 ml of vanilla syrup and 20 ml of cinnamon syrup into the espresso cup.
  • Stir them well and set the cup aside
  • Steam the milk in a milk pitcher
  • Pour the steamed milk into the serving cup gently

You can garnish it with some whipped cream and place a cinnamon stick in the cup. And, your Christmas Special Cinnamon Roll Latte will be ready to serve!

2. Sugar Cookie Coffee

Sugar cookies and coffee. It sounds like a match made in heaven. With this drink, you can satiate your cravings for coffee and your sweet tooth at once. We can definitely pair this drink with sugar cookies.

Making sugar cookie coffee may not be as easy as the previous one, but you can still get it done soon. Here's how it's done.

You Will Need:

  • A shot of espresso
  • 1/4 cup of White Chocolate chips
  • Milk
  • 20 ml of Vanilla Syrup
  • 20 ml of Almond extract
  • Sugar (White/brown)
  • Whipped cream and a pinch of cinnamon spice (Optional)

How to Make Sugar Cookie Coffee?

  • Add vanilla syrup, almond extract and sugar and whisk them together
  •  Heat the mixture for about 3 minutes in the microwave oven or until it is boiling
  • Add white chocolate chips to the hot mixture and whisk them until the chips melt into the mixture
  • Let the mixture cool in the refrigerator
  • Take out the syrup and add it to your serving cup
  • Pour an espresso shot into the cup
  • Swirl it to mix well
  • Heat and froth the milk
  • Then, gently pour the milk into the serving cup
  • You can top it with whipped cream and cinnamon spice sprinkles

We can make more syrup and store it in the refrigerator if you feel like drinking Sugar Cookie Coffee after the Christmas season too!

3. Peppermint Marshmallow Latte

What comes to your mind when you hear Christmas and Coffee at once? Is it the image of a steaming hot cup of coffee with marshmallows floating on top?

Same, same. That's why we have included the ultimate Christmasy coffee recipe - Peppermint Marshmallow Latte.

You Will Need:

  • A shot of espresso
  • Milk
  • 7 to 8 cubes of marshmallows
  • 20 ml peppermint extract
  • Brown sugar
  • Whipped cream
  • Candy canes and sprinkles (optional)

How to Make Peppermint Marshmallow Latte?

  •  Add some milk, 5 cubes of marshmallows and peppermint extract to a pan
  • Heat it until they are fully melted
  • Prepare a fresh shot of espresso
  • Add the molten syrup to the espresso cup
  • Add some brown sugar and stir the coffee well
  • Then, top the coffee with whipped cream, candies and sprinkles

We can also add some roasted marshmallows as toppings while serving. It would make an excellent Instagram post!

4. Cardamom Latte

In addition to being an excellent Christmas special coffee, the Cardamom latte has multiple health benefits. If your new year's resolution is to eat and drink more healthily, you can start early with this easy-to-make latte.

You Will Need:

  • Freshly brewed shot of espresso
  • Milk
  • Honey
  • Ground cardamom

How to Make Cardamom Latte?

  • Add honey and ground cardamom to the milk pitcher
  • Mix them well using a frother
  • You can also add some ground cinnamon if you want to make it spicier
  • Pour the milk into the espresso cup gently

Cardamom latte has an herbal taste, so you can impress even those friends who prefer herbal tea over coffee!

5. Vodka and Coffee Cocktail

Well, we went through four recipes for Christmas mornings. So, how about one for Christmas evening, something to enjoy with the lights?

Kick the festive evening up a notch with some Vodka and Coffee Cocktail.

You Will Need:

  • 200 ml coffee
  • 50 ml vodka
  • 150 ml coffee liqueur
  • Coffee beans and ground coffee for garnishing
  • Ice cubes
  • Flavoured syrup of choice

How to Make Vodka and Coffee Cocktail?

  • Fill the blender halfway with ice
  • Pour coffee, coffee liqueur and vodka into the blender
  • Add syrup and blend them well
  • Garnish with ground coffee and beans

Vodka and Coffee Cocktail is best when served in cocktail jars with a straw!

Closing Lines

Christmas is special, and so is our love for coffee. So, the best way to celebrate it is by making the festivities reflect on your favourite drink.

Plus, you can truly get into the spirit of Christmas as you spend time brewing coffee at home with your friends and family.

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