How to Make a Sombrero
An excellent dessert drink, the Sombrero is basically a White Russian with one less alcoholic ingredient—and a south-of-the-border name.
You will need
- Some ice
- A rocks glass
- 2.0 oz coffee liqueur
- 4.0 oz cream or milk
- 2.0 tbsp whipped cream
- And a swizzle stick
Step 1 Fill with ice Fill the rocks glass with ice.
Step 2 Pour in liqueur Pour in the 2 oz. of coffee liqueur.
Step 3 Add cream or milk Add the 4 oz. of cream or milk.
Step 4 Top w/ whipped cream And top your drink with 2 tablespoons of whipped cream.
Some bartenders like to make this drink in a cocktail shaker, actually whipping the cream as they shake the drink.
Step 5 Stir & serve Use the swizzle stick to stir gently, and serve.
The wide-brimmed sombrero was favored by Mexican field workers to provide sombra—or shade—while out working in the extreme heat.