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Café de la Mañana

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Tequila-spiked coffee? You betcha!

Tequila-spiked coffee? You betcha! This Café de la Mañana coffee cocktail from Quentin Ertel, owner of The Saint Social Club in Seattle, is perfect for livening up an ordinary cup of joe.


  • 1 ½ oz. reposado tequila
  • ½ oz. Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 8 oz. fresh-brewed coffee
  • Fresh agave nectar whipped cream
  • Tools:hand mixer, bowl
  • Glass:goblet or Irish coffee
  • Garnish:nutmeg


Add the tequila and Kahlua to a glass and top with fresh, hot coffee. Fold the whipped cream onto top of drink. Dust with freshly grated nutmeg.

Agave Nectar Whipped Cream: Mix 1 cup heavy cream, 2 Tbsp. agave nectar, and 1 tsp. vanilla extract together in a bowl until firm.

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