Mexican Coffee

Mexican Coffee

Sugar and spice make this chocolate-flavoured coffee so nice!

  • Total Time 25 Minutes
  • Servings 10
  • Ingredients 8



  • 3 litres water 
  • 100 g soft brown sugar 
  • 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 200 g regular-grind coffee (dry) 
  • 125 g chocolate-flavoured syrup 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

To Serve  

  • Whipped cream


  1. Place the water, brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves in a large saucepan, and bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Stir in the coffee, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the chocolate syrup and vanilla essence then remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes for the coffee grounds to settle. Strain the coffee into a coffee server or individual cups and discard the grounds mixture. Serve with whipped cream.


Authentic Mexican chocolate is known for its hint of cinnamon. 

Give the coffee a sophisticated look by using a coffee shaker filled with cocoa or cinnamon sprinkled over the top.