Happy almost New Year, coffee and tea lovers! The holidays will be over in a few short days, and you know what that means. It’s time for a well-deserved cocktail. While you’re finalizing New Year’s Eve plans and collecting funky, celebratory hats, we’ll be in the kitchen shaking up coffee infused cocktails… Because every champagne toast deserves a grand introduction! If you’re looking for a dependable plus-one to ring in the new year with, check out these signature cocktail recipes.
Photo & Recipe Credit: https://www.jamieoliver.com/news-and-features/features/best-eggnog-recipe/
Our holiday season would be incomplete without eggnog! It’s creamy, packs a punch of festive flavor and most importantly, it’s a wonderful way to wave farewell to 2016. But why settle for the standard recipe when you can mix things up? Try our Bananas Foster Coffee infused eggnog recipe inspired by www.jamieoliver.com. It’ll keep you dancing into January.
- 3 cups whole milk
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 1 vanilla bean pod, split it and remove seeds
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg (and set a few pinches aside for garnish)
- 5 eggs, separated
- ¼ Pint of Joffrey’s Bananas Foster Coffee, chilled
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup Myer’s Dark Rum
First, combine milk, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and the vanilla bean with seeds in a saucepan. Bring the ingredients to a boil over medium heat. Once the mixture begins to boil, remove it from the heat and let it steep.
Beat egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl until happily combined. Slowly whisk in the milk until your eggnog is smooth, then stir in the rum and Bananas Foster Coffee. Set egg whites aside separately and refrigerate the mixture overnight or up to 3 days if you have time!
Before serving on New Year’s Eve, beat the egg whites in a bowl until beautiful, fluffy peaks form. Gently fold into your eggnog until the whites are safely combined. Serve and garnish with nutmeg. If you prefer a stronger cocktail, top with a splash of cognac to get the festivities going.
First things first, buy the coffee for your cocktail here.
Winter Wonderland Coffee Mint Martini
Photo & Recipe Credit: www.Monin.com
Coffee and mint are a match made in Christmas, especially when it comes to holiday martinis! We’re grateful for our favorite flavor experts at Monin for inspiring this delicious cocktail. The cool vanilla notes of Joffrey’s Winter Wonderland Coffee with Monin’s Peppermint syrup will have you singing into the new year. Cheers to this creamy collaboration!
- 1 oz. Dark Rum
- ¾ oz. Joffrey’s Winter Wonderland Coffee, chilled
- ¾ oz. Crème de Cacao
- ¾ oz. Monin Peppermint Syrup
- 1 oz. half & half
- Chocolate Drizzle + Mint Sprig to garnish
How to Make
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, shake, shake. Drizzle chocolate syrup inside of your martini glass and pour mixture over top. Garnish with a fresh sprig of mint and serve! If you’re feeling adventurous, top the drink off with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle chocolate shavings.
Savor the flavors of Joffrey’s Winter Wonderland Coffee and purchase it here.
Cinnamon Cookie Martini with French Vanilla Coffee
Photo & Recipe by www.kitchenmeetsgirl.com
There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction you get from biting into a warm sugar cookie – unless you’re drinking it instead! If your cookie cravings are at an all-time high, we suggest inviting this martini to your New Year’s Eve party. This boozy creation has just the right amount of sweetness with a hint of bitterness from the coffee.
- 1½ oz. Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice
- 1 oz. Chocolate liqueur, to keep you smiling all night long
- ½ oz. Joffrey’s French Vanilla Coffee, chilled
- ½ oz. Absolut Vanilla Vodka
- ½ oz. chocolate milk or heavy cream
- One pinch of ground cinnamon
- Chocolate shavings and cinnamon sticks (for garnish)
Place ingredients into a martini shaker filled with ice and shake until they’re well-combined. Strain into a glass and garnish with a light pinch of ground cinnamon and chocolate shavings.
Order Joffrey’s French Vanilla Coffee here, and let the celebration begin!
Irish Bananas Foster Coffee Cocktail
Photo by Rob Palmer; Recipe inspired by Kim Coverdale
If you like clever cocktails with an energizing kick, this is the drink for you. Irish coffee is typically served hot, but we prefer to drink it on ice. If you’ve never tried it cold, you’re in for a treat! Chilling this cocktail brings the nutty, coffee flavors to life one sip at a time. Here’s what you need to get the party started:
- 1/3 cup Irish Cream Liqueur
- 1/3 cup Hazelnut-Flavored Liqueur
- 1 cup Joffrey’s Jazzy Java Coffee, chilled
- Whipped cream and cocoa powder, to garnish
- Ice cubes
How to Make
Fill the cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes, and add all ingredients. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain the drink into a chilled serving glass, garnish with a whipped cream and cocoa powder, and enjoy! This recipe will serve you plus 3 of your favorite friends.
Purchase a bag of Jazzy Java Coffee for your cocktail here.
Sparkling Viennese Coffee Cocktail
We love the fizzier things in life, don’t you? Champagne is a given on New Year’s Eve, but that doesn’t mean it should be the only bubbly star of the show. Introducing the Sparkling Viennese Coffee Cocktail. The name might be long, but the process to make it is short and easy.
What to Buy
- 5 oz. Club Soda to satisfy your fizz craving
- 1 oz. Montenegro Amaro
- 4 ½ oz. extra strong Joffrey’s Viennese Blend, chilled
- Grapefruit Zest for garnish
How to Make
Fill a glass with ice cubes and add the Montenegro Amaro and coffee. Swirl, and top with club soda. Twist the grapefruit peel over the drink and drop it into the cocktail.
Stock up on Joffrey’s Viennese Blend here.