Recipe Cocktail Just for You with Coffee and Rum

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Indulge in the “Just For You” Cocktail: A Perfect Blend of Coffee and Rum

Picture ending your day on a high note, with a drink that not only delights your taste buds but also evokes special memories. The “Just For You” cocktail, which combines the intensity of coffee with the enveloping sweetness of rum, is exactly what you need to turn any moment into a personal celebration.

This aromatic elixir is born from the perfect balance of selected ingredients: the bold character of Dark Bacardi Rum harmonizes with the vanilla notes of Galliano and the richness of Dark Cacao Cream, while Lavazza coffee adds that touch of vigor that warms the soul. And how can we not mention the orange zest? A chromatic and olfactory detail that seals every sip with a citrusy promise.

I still remember when I stumbled upon this blend by chance, playing bartender in my kitchen during a night with friends. Its simple yet sophisticated preparation immediately won everyone over; since then, it has become my secret for unforgettable moments. Now it’s your turn: let this cocktail take you on a sensory journey where each ingredient tells its own story.

Recipe Notes

  • EASE: Quick and easy to whip up.
  • FLAVORFUL TWIST: Featuring a blend of Lavazza coffee and dark rum.
  • SPECIAL GARNISH: Orange zest for an aromatic touch.
  • PREP TIME: Just 5 minutes.
  • ESTIMATED CALORIES: Around 180 Kcal per serving.

Ingredients notes for the cocktail recipe

  • Dark Bacardi Rum: adds warm and enveloping notes to the cocktail
  • Galliano: adds a touch of sweetness and spicy aromas
  • Dark Cacao Cream: gives a chocolatey and creamy flavor
  • Cold Lavazza Coffee: brings an intense coffee note to the cocktail
  • Orange Zest: adds freshness and an aromatic touch to the presentation

Nutritional Aspects

The “Just For You” cocktail is a delightful blend of flavors that pleases the palate and provides a moderate calorie intake, perfect for a special toast.

  • Rich in antioxidants thanks to Lavazza coffee.
  • Contains about 180 Kcal, suitable for a controlled indulgence.
  • The orange zest adds vitamin C and a aromatic note.
  • The dark rum provides a moderate dose of alcohol.
  • Galliano and Creme de Cacao enrich the drink with sweet notes.

Recipe Cocktail Just for You with Coffee and Rum

Indulge in a moment of pure pleasure with the 'Solo Per Te' cocktail enriched with dark rum, Lavazza coffee, a touch of Galliano, and dark cocoa cream. Garnished with a spritz of orange zest for a touch of freshness and color. Perfect for concluding an important dinner or treating yourself to a relaxing moment.
Servings 1
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Start by chilling a cocktail glass by placing it in the freezer for a few minutes.
  • Take a shaker and fill it halfway with fresh ice.
  • Pour in the following order: the Dark Bacardi Rum, Galliano, Dark Cacao Cream, and finally the cold Lavazza coffee.
  • Close the shaker and shake it vigorously for about 15 seconds, to mix the ingredients well and further chill them.
  • Remove the cocktail glass from the freezer and strain the contents of the shaker into the glass, being careful not to let the ice pieces pass through.
  • Garnish the edge of the cocktail with an orange zest, adding a touch of color and a citrusy aroma.

Notes

To add a unique twist to your 'Just For You' cocktail, try lightly caramelizing the orange zest with a kitchen torch before adding it to the cocktail. This will not only enhance the citrusy aroma but also add a sweet, caramelized note that pairs perfectly with the warm notes of rum and coffee.
Author: Tips4Food
Calories: 180kcal
Course: Cocktail
Keyword: Calories, Caramelize, citrusy aroma, Cocktail Glass, Dark Cacao Cream, Dark Rum Bacardi, Fresh ice, Galliano, Kitchen torch, Lavazza Coffee, Orange Zest, Pleasure, Preparation time, Shaker, Solo Per Te cocktail, special dinner, Sweet note, Twist

Variations of the “Just for You” Cocktail

Give these variations a try to add a personal touch to your favorite cocktail.

  • Rum Variations: Experiment with spiced rum or white rum for a different twist.
  • Coffee Variations: Use espresso instead of cold brew for a bolder flavor.
  • Garnish Variations: Try garnishing with a maraschino cherry or a sprinkle of powdered cinnamon.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Recipe

If you have any doubts about how to make the cocktail “Just For You,” you’ll find the answers to the most common questions here.

How can I substitute Dark Bacardi Rum?

You can replace Dark Bacardi Rum with another dark rum of your choice to mix up the flavor of the cocktail.

Can I use freshly brewed coffee instead of cold coffee?

Yes, you can use freshly brewed coffee, but make sure to cool it down before pouring it into the shaker.

Is there an alternative to Galliano if I don’t have it available?

If you don’t have Galliano, you can substitute it with Liquore Strega or another vanilla liqueur to achieve a similar flavor.

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