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Flaming Spanish Coffee Recipe

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Ingredients for Flaming Spanish Coffee include 151-proof rum, various liqueurs and liquors, brewed coffee, lemon juice, spiced sugar, ground cinnamon and nutmeg, and whipped cream.

Marko Goodwin
There are many variations on Spanish Coffee, but the most famous style of Spanish Coffee is also the most dramatic. Also known as "Flaming Spanish Coffee," it is lit on fire during its preparation. This step-by-step guide to Flaming Spanish Coffee includes instructions for several variations on the theme, including alternate liqueurs and toppings.

Here are the ingredients you'll need to make Flaming Spanish Coffee: You'll also need some equipment:
  • A wine glass, Irish coffee mug or other piece of heat-resistant stemmed glassware
  • Two small bowls or plates suitable for rimming the glass
  • A long match or lighter
  • A fire extinguisher (just in case!)
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