February 8, 2023

Turkish coffee sour

If you love coffee cocktails, try our festive sour. Seasonal favourites like warming cinnamon, aromatic cloves and spiced rum go well with a deep coffee hit


  • 2 tbsp coffee grounds
  • 5 cardamom pods, bruised (plus 2 to garnish)
  • strip of lemon peel
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 20g egg whites
  • 75ml spiced rum
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • bitters (optional)


  • STEP 1

    Put the coffee grounds in a pan with 250ml water. Add the cardamom pods, lemon peel, cloves and cinnamon stick. Bring to the boil, then strain though a sieve lined with 2 pieces of kitchen paper. Leave to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Pour 50ml of the coffee mixture into a cocktail shaker filled with ice then add the egg white, spiced rum and lemon juice. Shake hard for 1-2 mins then double strain into 2 coupe or martini glasses. Decorate with another cardamom pod and a few drops of bitters if you like.

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