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Carajillo (Licor 43 Spiked Coffee)

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Try this Carajillo recipe, a Mexican after dinner drink! The mix of bitter coffee and sweet vanilla notes of Licor 43 is perfection.


  • 2 ounces* espresso (or very strong coffee), cooled slightly
  • 1 1/2 ounce Licor 43
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice)


  1. Make the espresso.
  2. Add ice to lowball. Add the Licor 43 and stir. 
  3. Slowly pour the coffee over a bar spoon into the drink, which will settle on top. Serve immediately. 


*To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Licor 43