Christmas coffee: the delicious winter drink is so easy

Christmas coffee
The delicious winter drink is that easy

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Hmmm, Christmas coffee smells so delicious! The delicious winter drink tastes great with cookies, gingerbread and Co. We show how easy the recipe is.

Christmas coffee – delicious winter drink

Everywhere there is a smell of cookies, lard and gingerbread, of course: It’s very Christmas – also in our coffee! The recipe for this can be copied quickly: With just a few ingredients you can conjure up a delicious Christmas coffee that is sure to be a hit with friends and family (and will still taste delicious after Christmas).

Ingredients: you need that

  • 125 ml of brewed (strong) coffee
  • 30 ml of amaretto liqueur
  • 2 teaspoons of instant cocoa powder
  • Whipped cream
  • 1 rib of dark chocolate
  • Optional: cinnamon or vanilla pod

Christmas coffee: this is how you prepare it

  1. Brew the coffee and pour it into a cup.
  2. Whip the chilled cream.
  3. Finely grate the chocolate with a household grater.
  4. Pour the amaretto into the coffee.
  5. Season to taste with a little cinnamon or scrape out the pulp of a vanilla pod and add to the coffee.
  6. Stir in the cocoa powder.
  7. Pour the whipped cream over it.
  8. Finally sprinkle the grated chocolate over it.

Christmas coffee: which coffee?

There are special Christmas varieties in stores that often have a fine caramel, gingerbread or chocolate aroma. You can just as easily use your usual coffee or instant coffee for the Christmas coffee recipe.

What tastes good with Christmas coffee?

Above all, delicious biscuits and Christmas cookies: vanilla croissants, shortbread cookies and the irresistible cinnamon stars. But also classic cakes, such as marble cakes or spice cakes.

Is there alcohol in Amaretto?

Yes! Amaretto is an Italian Almond or apricot kernel liqueur. The taste is reminiscent of marzipan, the liqueur is often drunk as a "shot" in mulled wine. You can get an alcohol-free version of Christmas coffee with amaretto syrup.

What else tastes good with amaretto?

Many people probably know amaretto from tiramisu, a delicious dessert that also comes from Italy. The liqueur tastes good in Hot drinks like mulled wine, cocoa or coffee. But this can be used to refine even more than drinks: jam gets a particularly tasty touch with amaretto (e.g. homemade cherry jam or plum jam). Also at to bake people like to use the almond liqueur, like the delicious almond-amaretto macaroons.

Video tip: Hot apple cider with ginger