St. Nick’s Nutmeg & Orange Coffee

The Recipe: St. Nick’s Nutmeg & Orange Coffee

What does Santa drink to keep his energy levels up? Well, we’re not too sure to be honest, but we bet his coffee has delicious notes of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and orange like this recipe does!


4 tbsp ground coffee

1 small cinnamon stick

2 pitted dates

pinch of ground nutmeg

2 cloves

strip of pared orange zest


  1. Put the ground coffee, cinnamon stick and dates in a large cafetiere.
  2. Add the ground nutmeg, cloves and orange zest, then pour over 400ml freshly boiled water.
  3. Stir gently with a wooden spoon to combine, then leave to steep for 4 mins.
  4. Slowly push down the plunger and serve in espresso cups.


For more festive inspired drinks, see our recipes for Crimbo Cosmo Cocktails, Mulled Cider and Spiced Hot Chocolate.

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