Barraquito coffee

Barraqiuto is a four-colour coffee, known all over Spain, but mainly spread in the Canary Islands, especially in Tenerife and La Palma. Tenerife is called the capital of Barraquito coffee. It contains coffee, condensed milk and liqueur, so it refreshes, encourages and stimulates us. Being on Tenerife and not to try Barraquito is a sin and a missed chance.

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History of Barraquito coffee

The legend tells the story of the Imperial Bar in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which was visited by a mysterious guest in the middle of the 20th century (His nickname was Barraco), and he always ordered a coffee tailored to his taste. The bartenders adopted the recipe and prepared it for other curious guests. So, it got the name after the nickname of the secret unknown. Maybe like that: Please, bring me coffee of the unknown stranger – Barraquito.

Barraquito recipe

We prepare:

Froth and foam of milk
Condensed milk
Coffee espresso
Lemon peel
Cinnamic powder
Liqueur 43

How to make barraquito coffee:

Add 0.5 to 1 cm of condensed milk to the glass or glass jar

Add Licor 43 with a spoon so that the ingredients do not mix between 0.5 and 1 cm.

Add froth and foam of milk, no need to spare, even 6cm with peace of mind Pour espresso coffee – carefully with a spoon

We can, but we do not have to, add a little more of foam Grate a little lemon peel, or stick it to the edge of the glass

Powder with cinnamon

Time to savour

Watch video recipe

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