Carajillo coffee drink

Carajillo (Spanish Coffee Drink)

How to make a Carajillo, Spanish coffee drink, along with several variations. 

Course Drinks
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword Carajillo, coffee cocktails, Spanish coffee drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink


  • 1 oz rum or brandy
  • 1 shot espresso (or 2 oz strong hot coffee)
  • sugar, for rimming the glass


  1. In an old fashioned glass, brandy snifter, or small coffee glass, rim the outside with sugar. 

  2. Pour the rum (or brandy) into the glass and top with the espresso. Serve immediately.