Elote Carajillo Brunch Cocktail Recipe


Lifting Libations Brunch Cocktails

Move over mimosas, brunch isn’t just for champagne. Whether you’re craving fresh flavors of mango jam or hoping for a coffee-forward libation, wake up your taste buds with these unique brunch cocktails. 

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elote carajillo

Elote Carajillo Brunch Cocktail Recipe

Aleysa McBurnett at Taqueria Jalisco
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 serving


  • 3 oz. espresso or cold brew
  • 1.5 oz. Licor 43
  • 0.5 oz. Nixta Licor de Elote
  • 1 orange for zest and garnish


  • Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake for 20-40 seconds until you build a nice foam. Strain into a rocks glass and top with ice. Take an orange peel and express the zest on top of the drink. Enjoy. 
Keyword brunch cocktail, Cocktail, cocktail recipe, Elote Carajillo
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