Hot Flavored Coffee Obsessions

Saturday, October 31, 2009
18 different flavored gourmet coffee recipes with or without alchohol these are perfect for National Coffee Day on September 29th and perfect for entertaining guests when hosting a dinner party.

Every recipe can be adapted to more or less of what you prefer in quanity of the ingredients.

Feel free to use sugar-free flavored syrups in place of alcohol or a small amount of extracts.

All coffee are just basic recipes and guidelines to our personal preference.

Scroll down to the printable recipe card for all the gourmet coffee recipes listed below.

Simple to Make

Coffee lovers, how easy is it to make a gourmet cup of Joe? Super easy with the right ingredients.

If you're a coffee lover like we are you'll love trying all or combinations all year long we make different flavored coffees.

We even have some suggestions in our recipe card to include an adult still iced coffee that is totally delicious and refreshing while entertaining guests or a special treat and don't forget to try our Coffee Cake Cupcakes to go with one of our gourmet coffee recipes.

Plus we even make a no churn coffee ice cream recipe you may like to try which is truly the easiest ice cream to make either by hand or in an ice cream maker if you happen to have one.

Tips for Making Gourmet Coffees

  1. try our Pumpkin Latte during the fall as pictured
  2. use sugar-free syrup substitutes for alcohol
  3. caffeine free coffees can be used
  4. use only real whipped cream
  5. substitute a shot of espresso on top for caffeine lovers

Coffee Flavors We Love

Our all time favorite coffee flavors are almost like a dessert for us, adding whipped cream and depending on the time of the year, toasted coconut, chocolate syrup and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon or nutmeg are always welcome.

Since experimenting with flavors are a must for me, just put on your apron and try your hand at making one of these unique recipes and adapt them to your favorite flavors and toppings.

Hot Flavored Coffee Obsessions

Hot Flavored Coffee Obesessions
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Assorted Gourmet flavored coffee recipes


  • Hope you find your favorite. These coffees are great for company or a party.
  • Below you will find a name and a recipe for all the delicious combinations of gourmet cups of coffee


  1. Irish Coffee: add 1-1/2 ounces of Irish whiskey to a cup of hot coffee and add a dollop of whipped cream.
  2. The Godmother: (pictured) .5 oz Amaretto 0.5 oz Frangelico 4.0 oz Hot Coffee 2.0 oz Cream or half and half, add 1 ounce of Amaretto to a cup of hot coffee and add a dollop of whipped cream
  3. toasted almonds on top.
  4. Cafe Amaretto Delight: 1 oz of Amaretto to hot coffee add a dollop of whipped cream and toasted almonds.
  5. Night in Florida: This is a popular tropical party drink.
  6. 3/4 cup coffee 1 1/2 tsp Kahlua 1 1/2 tsp Frangelico 1 1/2 tsp Grand Marnier 1 1/2 tsp Bailey's Irish Cream.. top with whipped cream and grated orange peel.
  7. Cajun Coffee : 3 cups hot coffee 6 tbs molasses 6 tbs dark rum Whipped cream
  8. Cafe Nero: Galliano Sugar Lime juice Hot coffee.. Rim a glass with sugar, then coat the inside of the glass with sugar and lime juice. Fill the glass halfway with Galliano and light it. Twirl the glass slowly to melt and caramelize the sugar. Fill the rest of the glass with hot coffee.
  9. Chocolate Obsession pictured above: 10 oz brewed coffee, hot, 1 oz chocolate liqueur 1 oz hazelnut liqueur. In a warm 12-oz wine glass (I run hot water in the glass first), mix coffee and liqueurs. Top with whipped cream, a swirl of hot fudge syrup, a sprinkling of cocoa powder, and chocolate curls.
  10. Colonial Coffee: 6 cups hot coffee 3/4 cup Kahlua 1/2 cup brandy Whipped cream Cinnamon, ground. Blend the coffee and liqueurs together and pour into 8 mugs. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  11. New Orleans Coffee: 1 cup coffee 1 orange 5 tbs cognac 5 tbs benedictine 1 tsp brown sugar, 3 cloves, whole, strip off a large piece of orange zest, and poke the cloves into it. Place in the bottom of a mug, with the brown sugar. In a saucepan, mix the cognac and benedictine and heat through. Light the alcohol and pour (flaming) into the mug. Fill mug with coffee and serve.
  12. Spanish Coffee: 1/2 oz Tia Maria 1/2 oz rum 1 cup hot coffee Mix and serve with whipped cream.
  13. Vermont Coffee: 1 oz light cream 1 oz maple syrup 2 oz dark rum 6 oz hot coffee combine in a mug and enjoy!
  14. Keoki Coffee: 1 cup hot coffee 1 oz Kahlua 1/2 oz brandy Whipped cream
  15. Belgian Coffee: 1 ounce Triple Sec 1 ounce Irish Cream 3 ounces Coffee
  16. Mexican Coffee: 1 ounce Coffee Liqueur 1/2 ounce Tequila 5 ounces Coffee
  17. Black Gold Jackpot: In a heated cup place 4 ounces hot coffee, 1/4 ounce each of triple sec, Amaretto, Irish Cream liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, and a splash of cinnamon schnapps. Top with whipped cream sprinkled with ground cinnamon and chocolate shavings. You can add a cinnamon stick or sprinkle of cinnamon.
  18. Caribbean Coffee: add 1-ounce Creme de Cacao (brown) and 1-ounce dark rum to hot coffee and sprinkle with cinnamon place in a hot cup that has had its rim dipped in freshly squeezed lime juice and then in sugar.
  19. Irish Creme: Just add an ounce of any brand of Irish Cream Liqueur to hot coffee (one of my favorite drinks) some whipped cream, and a little caramel swirl over the top, and crushed toffee bars.
  20. Double mint: 1-ounce spearmint schnapps, ½ ounce Creme de Menthe (green) in a cup of hot coffee, finish with a dollop of whipped creme and chocolate mint shavings. wonderful at Christmas time.
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Easy Cake Desserts That Go Great with Coffee

Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake
Chocolate Half Moon Cookies
Carrot Cake Taste Like Scratch Cake
Pistachio Cake
4 Ingredient Pumpkin Cake
Red Velvet Cake


  1. here is a cold morning...a simple black coffee,please!wonderful post!

  2. Oh dear, I haven't got over my dizziness over your post about apples & now another one....with coffee....LOL. But I love coffee....makes my world go round. Ooooh....I love the top one. I wish I can grab and run away and sit in a quiet corner to enjoy away!!

  3. I love that coffee collection. With the weather getting colder and football on Sundays...can't think of anything better than a snuggle down with one of those coffees with a kick.

  4. Now those are some serious coffee drinks! Perfect for the cold weather and the holidays.

  5. i didn't realize there were so many coffee drinks either! thanks again!

  6. Me and the other half are huge coffee drinkers, but have never gone for the alcoholic variations, but these sound so wonderful I am going to have to give them a shot!

  7. delicious reasons to make me bounce off the wall with a smile on my face! ymmm!

  8. @alison thank you
    @MaryMoh lol thxs
    @AppleC thank you :)
    @ CookinCanuck thanks!
    @Brie yourwelcome
    @LasVegasfoodadventures a woman after my own heart
    @Lauren the chocolate one is very good, but the Godmother will whack you! Very start out with a weaker one :)

  9. Great post!! I absolutely love coffee!!!!

    By the way, I love your new profile pic. Very lovely.

  10. great coffee drinks! Especially for the holidays.

  11. Great blog post for the coming holiday season! I'll have to try some of these on my company. I'm sure they'll love it!

  12. @Miranda thanks for the compliment
    @Laura thanks Laura
    @MotherRimmy glad you liked this post :)

  13. Oh goodness! One of each please :) Sounds so perfect right now!

  14. Wow, wonderful post! I love coffee, I want to try them.

  15. Sounds delicious! I'm really addicted to coffee lol! Can't live without it. hehe...

  16. I don't know which one I want most!

  17. I'm not a coffee drinker anymore, but I wouldn't refuse a single one of these hot toddies!!!!

  18. I need to save this page for future reference! I want to try them all!

  19. Oh my goodness, the coffee Gods are smiling upon us! YUMMMMY!

  20. I love this collection! The Chocolate Obsession is on my list now :)

  21. All of these have given me the idea of a coffee party-heck we all know about tea parties, so why not!
    I am not keen on pure black coffee, so adding more flavor and kick surely does get my vote. Thanks for the inspiration and cheers!

  22. What a great roundup! I am tempted by the Godmother!

  23. Wow--each of those coffees is a fabulous dessert in itself!


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