As soon as you step into October, you know you are in the spooky season of fall, Halloween, and coffee. Halloween has a spirit of mystery and magic that no other holiday offers. We all love to celebrate this holiday in all its glory. So, how about spicing up the day with some Halloween coffee recipes?
There are some 6 to 8 coffee recipes you can try out. Start with a Pumpkin Spice Latte, Witch’s Cold Brew Coffee, and hazelnut cold brew coffee. To go crazy, the Dirty Chai Latte and Frightful Fire Cocktail are great options.
Alongside, make some spooky spiked espresso float and basic iced coffee topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Don’t forget to set aside some vanilla ice cream and Halloween candy for the kids.
Capture Halloween coffee recipes’ spooky essence through their texture, look, and taste.
Some Fangtastic Halloween Coffee Ideas For You
Can anything be more Halloween-y than a Jack-O’-lantern latte? This drink is made from pumpkin mix and spices to give a spicy twist to the original Pumpkin Spiced latte. The difference is that Jack-O’-Lantern is sweeter.
Use the chocolate syrup to line the edges of the glass and top up the drink with some whipped cream. You can also add some food coloring that’d give it an orangish look. Finally, give it a spooky look by making a grinning face with some powdered brown sugar, and you are Halloween-ready.
Witch’s Cold Brew Coffee
Strong coffee drinkers shall steal the show with Witch’s Cold Brew iced coffee. It is a festive version of a strong coffee recipe. It is high in caffeine and tastes like an orange creamsicle. You can also try Witch’s Cold Brew float at home.
Witch’s cold brew coffee is made from hazelnut, cinnamon powder, and vanilla extract. You may garnish the coffee with your favorite spices and toppings or some extra hazelnut cream. Serve it in a mini cauldron to give it a spooky look. It is a nutty coffee with 20 grams of sugar and no steamed milk. It has 125 calories and 230 mg of caffeine.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
Your Halloween night is incomplete without this classic. A Pumpkin Spice latte is the most popular on Starbucks’ menu. This unique item is a mix of pumpkin’s sweetness and a range of spices.
This coffee tastes great even if made from oat milk, soy milk, or almond milk. Given that it is made with steamed milk, whipped cream, and brown sugar, Pumpkin Spice Latte is far from healthy. With 50 grams of sugar, 100 mg of caffeine, and 350 calories, health junkies, you better stay away.
Having said all this, this coffee is the ultimate Halloween beverage to give those spooky vibes.
Frightful Fire Cocktail
Get those brownie points by cooking up this fiery coffee cocktail. Frightful Fire Cocktail is an alcoholic drink. Make it by pouring rum and triple sec in a glass and light fire to it. Immediately pour the brewed coffee liqueur over the flames. Add whipped cream and cinnamon powder to top it off.
Dim the lights and enjoy the magic.
Dirty Chai Latte
Dirty Chai Latte gives you a taste of both tea and coffee. This cold brew creepy cocktail is sure to give you chills on a chilly Halloween night. It is your regular cup of chai latte with a shot of espresso, giving it that ‘dirty’ muddy look.
Serve with some cream and skull-shaped coffee ice for your guests.
Trick Or Treat Latte
Trick or treat latte combines both sweet and salty flavors in one. The blend of maple syrup and pecans give this beverage an unusual taste from the more familiar latte. It is prepared by mixing one shot of espresso with frothed milk and pecan butter.
You may add vanilla extract or maple syrup here along with chopped pecans on a layer of whipped cream. With 50 grams of sugar, the coffee gives you 250 calories in one go!
It is a rare combination of coffee, nuts, and milk.
Ghoulish Coffee Punch
A Ghoulish Coffee Punch is a combination of coffee and ice cream. If you are looking for some creamy, caffeinated coffee, this one’s for you. Dye some ice cream and get some gummy eyeballs. Put these in a glass and pour a double espresso coffee mixture over them. Top the glass with vanilla ice cream, extra heavy cream, and red strawberry sauce.
As the ice cream starts melting, you’ll find the decoction turning red, with those gummy eyeballs popping in from the glass. Enjoy this deliciously spooky coffee with friends and family.
Spooky Spiked Espresso Float
Made from vodka espresso and pumpkin beer, this alcoholic coffee recipe keeps your Halloween night spirits high!
Put two scoops of vanilla ice cream into a glass, add a teaspoon of vodka, and fill the glass with pumpkin beer and Cheers!
As the ice cream melts, the drink becomes richer and creamier. One glass equals 60 grams of sugar, 100 mg of caffeine, and 350 calories.
Bloody Beet Latte
This is a naturally flavored latte in a beautiful pink shade. But when it is Halloween, take a little more beetroot powder to give that bloody red color.
Add a dash of frothy milk, maple syrup, and some cinnamon powder, and enjoy.
Prep for the holiday spirit with these coffee recipes. Alongside you can also lay your hands on some delicious snacks. A slice of cinnamon graveyard cake, some Dunkin’s Donuts, and a few chocolate tombstone cookies can bring magic to Halloween parties.
Apart from those mentioned here, you can also try out the Apple Cider latte, Maple Spiced Latte, and poison apple coffee as standby recipes if you wish to explore other options.
- What is the Halloween coffee drink called?
The most common Halloween Coffee Drink is called Jack-O’-Lantern. Apart from these, there are other spooky names like Poison Apple and Ghoulish Punch
- Does Starbucks have a Halloween coffee?
Yes. they do. A few Halloween coffees from Starbucks are Witch’s Brew Creme Frappuccino, Wolf Man Frappuccino, Witch’s Hat, and Beetlejuice Frappe.
Witch’s Brew became Starbucks’ 2022 Halloween drink.
- How much do Halloween coffee drinks cost?
If you are buying from a coffee chain, it will cost you something between $3 to $5. Some specialty coffee from Starbucks can cost you around $6.
If you are making it yourself, the ingredients could cost half as much as a store-bought coffee.
What can I use to spook (spike) a Halloween coffee?
You can use Rum or Vodka to spook your coffee and keep up the Halloween spirit.