Cafe de olla Recipe

Introduction and Overview about Cafe de olla Recipe

Café de olla is a traditional Mexican drink. Olla is a social drink. So, people serve it in a group rather than a single serving. It is also a drink that you serve during special events. So, whether you are preparing a party or preparing for special guests, you can’t go wrong with a nice olla. Here is cafe de olla you can make easily at home. This blog will give you a list of ingredients that you will need to make a cafe de olla. It will also give a step-by-step process on how to make a cafe de olla. Let’s get started.

Cafe de olla recipe

Prep Time

5 Mins

Resting Time

0 Mins

Cooking Time

10 Mins

Total Time

15 Mins








77 cal

Ingredients for Cafe de olla:

  • 4 cups of water
  • 3 oz. piloncillo / panela as ⅓ cup
  • ½ Mexican cinnamon stick
  • 4 tablespoons of ground coffee


  • Saucepan
  • Strainer
  • cafe de olla k cups

Step by Step Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan add the water, cinnamon, and brown sugar; Put over medium heat and boil until the brown sugar dissolves (about 7 minutes).
  2. When the water starts to boil add the coffee; turn off the heat and stir well.
  3. Cover the pot and let it rest for about 5 minutes. When serving, pass the coffee through a strainer.
  4. If you want to add some liquor, Kahlúa coffee liquor is a very good option.

Watch the YouTube video to see the Cafe de olla recipe visually

Helping Video about Cafe de olla Recipe

Video by: Muy Bueno

How to Make Cafe de Olla (Mexican Coffee) | Muy Bueno

That was the tasty and my favorite Cafe de olla. Try this at home today for you. Do not forget to share your thoughts in the comments section below.