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How To Make Jamaican Guinness Punch

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Jamaican Guinness punch is a delightful late night beverage that has officially left the island and landed on the American coast. It's been growing in popularity and is now a staple of many tropical-themed bars. Making this when entertaining at home means you're on top of the latest drink trends and it will really impress your guests. In the recipes below, we've added a hint of coffee to enhance the rich, dark flavor of the beer. And if you'd like to recreate the flavors without the beer, scroll to the bottom of the page for a non-alcoholic version of the recipe. This is truly one to add to your coffee recipe list.

Jamaican Guinness Punch Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces Guinness beer
  • Whipped cream, for topping.


Directions:
1. Begin by brewing a cup of strong coffee in your Mr. Coffee® Optimal Brew™ 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker. Use a little more grounds than you would usually, to really enhance the flavor.
2. In a blender, combine the coffee, nutmeg, cinnamon, milk, condensed milk, vanilla and Guinness. Pulse for 20 seconds, or until everything is well mixed.
3. Pour the punch into a glass of ice and top with whipped cream if desired.
4. Enjoy responsibly.

Non-Alcoholic Jamaican Punch
This recipe copies the robust flavors of the drink above, but without using actual beer. It's a perfect drink for relaxing with after a long day. It's also great as a drinkable dessert after a filling meal. If you want to feel really indulgent, consider replacing some of the milk with vanilla ice cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon chicory, ground
  • Whipped cream, for topping
  • Chocolate syrup, for topping.

Directions
1. Brew the coffee using the method of your preference. Remember to brew it stronger than you would normally.
2. In your blender, add the brewed coffee, cinnamon, nutmeg, cocoa powder, condensed milk, milk, vanilla, and chicory. Pulse for 20 seconds or until well combined.
3. Pour the punch into a glass of ice and top with whipped cream and chocolate syrup if desired.

With these two drink recipes, you're well on your way to throwing a great Jamaican-themed party! So turn up the reggae music and put on your sunglasses as you enjoy the bold flavor of coffee mixing perfectly with the other ingredients. For food ideas, try making some stewed pork, jerk chicken or tasty saltfish with cabbage. It'll be just like you're on the island! 

 
 

 

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