December 21, 2021 3 min read

The holiday season is the perfect time to indulge in delicious food and drinks. 

After all, it is the season of peppermint and gingerbread and all these tasty flavours that come together to tell us it’s time to celebrate.

If you are a coffee aficionado, you probably love to experiment with different flavours and textures to come up with the ideal festive coffee beverage that will match your festive mood!  

So, whether you are into the holiday classics, spicy lattes or something with a little more kick for when the holidays get tough, these Christmas coffee recipes are sure to impress the home barista in you. 

5 Amazing Christmas Coffee Recipes

1. The Christmas Coffee Recipe

With a name like “The Christmas Coffee'', we had to put this one at the top of the list. 

With a well-deserved name, this recipe brings all the taste of Christmas to your cup. Sip this drink on Christmas morning for its sweet taste and delicious, cheerful aroma throughout the house.

Why Do We Love It? 

This recipe has all the ingredients of a Christmas  a l’americana. Brew yourself a cup and you will be immediately transported to yesteryear Christmases of one-horse open sleighs


10 c. water

1 1/4 c. ground coffee

1 tbsp. brown sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1/4 tsp. ground cardamom

Whipped topping and sprinkles, for serving

Get instructions here 


2. Cashew Coffee Recipe 

If you are looking for a flavourful coffee beverage with a healthy twist, look no further than this cashew coffee recipe. 

Why Do We Love It? 

The nutty and rich taste of this coffee makes an ode to the great white north and a winter cottage Christmas. Best enjoyed under a cozy blanket by a crackling fire. 


1/4 cup raw cashews

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 cup black coffee (hot or cold brew)

a pinch of sea salt

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

1 scoop collagen peptides 


Get instructions here 

3. Eggnog Latte Recipe

This latte that just screams Christmas is an indulgent drink for those days when you need a little extra comfort.

Why Do We Love It? 

This latte is rich, delicious and brilliantly easy to replicate. It makes a big impression, yet it is very easy to whip up and requires very little ingredients. Ideal as an afternoon pick-me-up or if you have unexpected company. 


1 cup brewed coffee

1-2 tbsp light brown sugar

1 cup eggnog

Optional for topping

whipped cream

sprinkle nutmeg

Get instructions here

4. Peppermint Mocha Recipe

If you are into the delish drive-through coffeeshop holiday beverages, this one's for you.  

Why Do We Love It? 

Because we all love to indulge during the holidays. This recipe is super sweet and tasty, and will take you less time to make than waiting in line at your local drive-through coffee shop.  


3/4 cup whole milk

3 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

3/4 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee

1/4 teaspoon mint extract or ½ peppermint candy cane or peppermint syrup

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional for topping 

whipped cream and chocolate shavings 

Get instructions here

5. Bourbon Butterscotch Latte


When flavour and sweetness just won’t do the job, try adding a little kick with this Bourbon butterscotch latte. 

Why Do We Love It? 

This is the after dinner drink par excellence, with a rich, creamy taste and a little alcohol to say hello! 


8 oz. strong or extra bold coffee

1 oz. bourbon

1 oz. butterscotch sauce


2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, cold

Get instructions here