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two cups served with Mexican style Irish coffee

Mexican-Style Irish Coffee with Tequila

Chef Adriana Martin
The Mexican-Style Irish Coffee, or “Cafe Pacifico,” has Tequila Blanco, coffee liqueur, cinnamon, star anise, dark roast arabica coffee beans, and Dixie Crystals pure cane sugar. Topped with velvety vanilla-flavored whipped cream and a pinch of ground cinnamon.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Cocktails, Beverages
Cuisine Mexican Cuisine
Servings 6 cups
Calories 444 kcal


  • Electric Coffee Maker
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • A whisk
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whipped Cream Dispenser


For the coffee

  • 4 tablespoons Mexican ground coffee, freshly ground
  • 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals, Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 3 star anise, whole
  • 1 cinnamon stick, large
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 cup Tequila Blanco
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur

For the whipped cream

  • 2 cups heavy cream, cold
  • 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals Confectioners Powdered Sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, optional



Find the recipe method and instructions at www.DixieCrystals.com


Calories: 444kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 2gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 18gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 44mgPotassium: 71mgFiber: 1gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 1169IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 1mg
Keyword coffee, stabilized whipped cream, tequila
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