Boozy Christmas Coffee is a great way to entertain guests for the Holidays. Using Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream is what makes this drink a delicious way to celebrate.
Many of you would agree that there is almost nothing better than to come inside after being out in the cold December weather to a nice warm beverage.
Though many of us depend on our morning cup of jo to get a boost for the day’s events, this recipe gives you a good reason to cozy up by the fireplace at the day’s end.
This Boozy Christmas Coffee incorporates flavors that are hallmarks of Christmastime like cinnamon and vanilla.
As a delicious addition to your drink menu, this recipe is a great way to either celebrate the holiday season solo or with your adult family and friends.
If you know me well, you know that some of my most favorite recipes are those punctuated by their ease and speed. This recipe definitely qualifies for that list as another terrific “dump and go” staple.
This speed is also made possible by the vanilla cinnamon Irish cream that makes adding all the most festive flavors a one-step job!
When combined with your favorite coffee, the richness of the mixer is balanced by the smoothness of the coffee.
The quick preparation time makes this recipe a great option for serving drinks while entertaining. It is a great way to minimize your time in the kitchen and allow you to enjoy the conversation.
Topping with whipped cream and festive sprinkles do the trick to bring the holiday cheer. However, many love the versatility of this recipe, as making it as a cocktail can be a great way to mix it up.
Here are some commonly asked questions
How can I make this into a cocktail?
Just add the coffee and Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream to a shaker with ice. Shake it well and strain into a glass to be served with whipped cream and sprinkles as a garnish.
Can I use a different flavor mixer?
Though it would be considered a different recipe, you can customize these instructions by adding a mixer of your choosing.
To keep that festive vibe going, I recommend trying my Candy Cane Vodka recipe to add a bit of peppermint.
Can I use leftover/iced coffee for this recipe?
Yes. This may be a good way to prepare for guests ahead of time to remove the brewing process from your drink prep. You may want to rewarm the coffee before serving to keep that cozy feeling.
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How do you make Boozy Christmas Coffee?
- Pour hot coffee into glasses ¾ the way full.
- Add 1 ½ oz of Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream to top each glass, then stir.
- Serve with whipped cream and festive sprinkles.
To make Boozy Christmas Coffee you will need:
- your favorite coffee (hot)
- Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream
- Whipped cream, for serving
- Festive sprinkles, for serving
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Can I substitute the whipped cream for whipped topping?
It is not recommended to substitute whipped cream for whipped topping as the former is made with oil and the latter is made with cream. This will be a noticeable difference when added to a drink.
What glass should I use with this drink?
This is the one drink recipe where it is perfectly acceptable to serve in a glass mug!
No need to break out the fancy glassware here. This may be the best option for serving due to the heat of the drink.
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Products I love when making this Boozy Christmas Coffee…
This coffee recipe is SUPER EASY and delicious – and if you’re like me this time of year, then you maybe already have some of these items on hand OR maybe you have never made spiked coffee before, & you might be a bit nervous – but you’re going to love it. I have made a list below of the things I absolutely can’t live without when it comes to making this drink recipe.
- Coffee Maker
- Shaker Glass
- Strainer – often included with the shaker
- Double-Sided Jigger
- Glass Mugs
- Holiday Sprinkles
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Boozy Christmas Coffee
- 2½ cups of your favorite coffee hot
- 6 oz Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream 1½ oz for each cocktail
- Whipped cream for serving
- Festive sprinkles for serving
- Pour the hot coffee into glasses – about ¾ the way full.
- Add 1½ oz of Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream to the top of each glass, then stir.
- Serve with whipped cream and festive sprinkles.
Nutritional information for the recipe is provided as a courtesy and is approximate. Please double-check with your own dietary calculator for the best accuracy. We at Taste of the Frontier cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site. Erythritol carbs are not included in carb counts as it has been shown not to impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.
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