Café de la Olla is a traditional coffee drink from Mexico. Sweet and delicious. It’s the perfect way to start the day. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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Café de la Olla

Café de la Olla is a traditional Mexican coffee drink. This sweet and delicious beverage is served at breakfast and often enjoyed with pan dulce.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 cups
Author: Maggie Unzueta



  • Combine all the ingredients in a stockpot.
  • Bring to boil over high heat, breaking up the piloncillo to help dissolve.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine strainer.
  • Pour the coffee into cups.
  • Enjoy!