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Whipped Coffee Cocktail

Whipped Coffee Cocktail – A simple coffee cocktail made by combining Kahlua, milk, and cinnamon dolce simple syrup over ice and topped with light and fluffy whipped coffee. So yummy and easy to make!

Whipped Coffee Cocktail

When the whipped coffee phenomenon hit America last year, I was obsessed. I expanded past just making basic dalgona coffee and started using the delicious whipped coffee on top of other things such as coffee cocktails! This simple whipped coffee cocktail combines homemade whipped coffee with Kahlua, milk, and cinnamon dolce simple syrup. It’s perfectly sweet and delicious!

Something I love about this recipe is how easy it is to customize. You can swap in different alcohol varieties or simple syrups to really change the flavor in great ways. See below some fun flavor ideas!

Common Questions About Making a Whipped Coffee Cocktail

What is a whipped coffee cocktail?

A whipped coffee cocktail is a simple cocktail that is made using Kahlua, milk, cinnamon dolce simple syrup, and whipped coffee. It’s served over ice and easy to customize.

What is whipped coffee?

Whipped coffee is a drink made by beating together instant espresso, sugar, and hot water until it becomes light and creamy. It is used to top the drink in this recipe.

Can I use a different liquor?

Absolutely! Some other liquors to try include –

  • Irish Cream
  • RumChata
  • Vodka (plain or flavored)
  • Peppermint Schnapps
  • Creme de Cacao

If you use a flavored alcohol, use plain simple syrup instead of the cinnamon dolce simple syrup.

Can I change the simple syrup flavor?

You sure can! Some others flavors that I like to use are –

How many servings does this recipe make?

This recipe makes 2 servings.

Ingredient Notes –

  • Granulated sugar helps the whipped coffee become light and fluffy.
  • Water helps the espresso dissolve in the whipped coffee.
  • Instant espresso powder whips into a light and fluffy coffee topping.
  • Milk adds creaminess and richness to the cocktail. Feel free to use non-dairy milk if you prefer.
  • Kahlua adds even more coffee flavor to the cocktail. Feel free to swap out Irish Cream, RumChata, or Vodka – the possibilities are endless.
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup adds a warm cinnamon and vanilla flavor to the drink and a bit of sweetness.

Looking for more boozy coffee recipes? Check these out!

Yield: 2 Cocktails

Whipped Coffee Cocktail

Whipped Coffee Cocktail

Whipped Coffee Cocktail - A simple coffee cocktail made by combining Kahlua, milk, and cinnamon dolce simple syrup over ice and topped with light and fluffy whipped coffee. So yummy and easy to make!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

For the Whipped Coffee

  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

For the Cocktails

Instructions

For the Whipped Coffee

  1. Combine the instant espresso powder, water, and sugar in a small bowl and mix until it is light and fluffy. You can do this with a milk frother or mixer.
  2. Set aside while you make the cocktail.

For the Cocktails

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 1 ounce of the cinnamon dolce simple syrup along with the milk and coffee liquor. Mix to combine.
  2. Fill two lowball glasses with ice and divide the mixture between the two. Top with whipped coffee and enjoy.

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