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The Hot Cubano

Staff Writer
Havana Central

Savor Dia de los Muertos by sipping on this traditional shot of strong Cuban espresso, which is mixed with dark rum and coffee liqueur and topped with whipped cream.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 1/2 Ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 Ounce coffee liqueur

  • 1 shot strong Cuban espresso
  • Whipped cream
  • Powdered or shaved chocolate
  • Cinnamon


Pour the dark rum and coffee liqueur into a coffee glass or mug. Fill with strong Cuban espresso.

Top off with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and powered/shaved chocolate.

Cuban Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include rice, achiote oil, adobo seasoning, and beans which can all be found in the ethnic aisle of your local grocery store.

Cuban Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use in your dish.