Café De Olla (Mexican Spiced Coffee)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Warm up anytime with this delightful drink featuring an alluring blend of brown sugar, zesty cinnamon and evaporated milk.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, piloncillo, cinnamon sticks, anise and cloves in medium saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until boiling.
  3. Reduce heat to low; cover.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in coffee granules. Cover; steep for 5 minutes.
  6. Heat evaporated milk in small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  7. Whisk constantly until milk is frothy and just comes to a boil.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Strain coffee through a fine sieve into individual serving cups.
  10. Serve immediately with frothed milk on the side.


Most Helpful

This was a very tasty coffee drink. The brown sugar, cloves, and anise seeds really complemented each other quite well. This is my favorite coffee drink now. I will make it often.

NorthwestGal October 02, 2008

Yummy! A nicely spiced coffee that I really enjoyed! I used whole milk instead of evaporated, and I didn't have any anise seeds. Thank you Annacia for a treat! I reminds me of chai.

Sharon123 March 14, 2008

Oh Yum! This was absolutely delicious, it was right up my alley...I loved the brown sugar and all the spices. This is a real taste treat; sweet, spicy , strong coffee, that is quick and easy to make and OH so rewarding. Thanks so much for sharing.

Baby Kato March 04, 2008

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