Cool Coffee Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

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Enjoy these quick and easy recipes with Mexican flavor while celebrating Cinco de Mayo!

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Café Noir Horchata

Combining the best of both flavors, this recipe adds a European twist to a classic Mexican treat. Serve this beverage at your daytime fiesta or enjoy the refreshing drink once the sun goes down. This recipe works great with both store-bought and homemade horchata.


For the homemade horchata:

  • 1 cup of uncooked long-grain white rice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 ½ cups of water (room temperature)
  • ¼ teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1.5 oz. dark rum

For the coffee:

  • 2 teaspoons Egoiste Café Noir Instant Coffee
  • ¼ cup hot water

Instructions for horchata:

Wash and drain rice. Combine rice, water and cinnamon. Soak overnight. Add mixture to blender until mostly blended. Strain mixture through cheesecloth 1-2 times. Add brown sugar and vanilla extract and stir.

Instructions for complete drink:

Combine Egoiste Instant Coffee and hot water. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Pour horchata, rum and ice in a mixer. Shake and pour into new glass. Refrigerate leftover horchata. Pour in Egoiste, dust with cinnamon and enjoy.


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Egoiste Cantina Coffee

Egoiste is bringing a boost to the traditional Mexican coffee enjoyed every Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re indulging in a cold, caffeinated beverage while you lounge by the pool, or you let the warm Kahlua warm you up after a day of celebrating, this drink will have you feeling festive and fulfilled.

  • 8 teaspoons Egoiste Café Noir Instant Coffee
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1.5 oz. Kahlua
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract
  • 1-2 scoops vanilla ice cream

Step 1

Combine Egoiste with hot water, stir for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Stir in Kahlua, tequila, cocoa powder and vanilla.

Step 3

Top with vanilla ice cream and serve.


This recipe can also be made iced by refrigerating Egoiste for 1-2 hours and pouring mixture over ice.

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