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The Fiery Joe


February 7, 2024

It’s not just hot, it’s spicy hot.  Give your coffee a kick by accenting a cup of joe with ancho chile.  Mix in a simple syrup made of brown sugar and cayenne, and then garnish with a dark chocolate square and dried chile skewer.


4 oz. Red Diamond 100% Arabica coffee, brewed

1 qt. brown sugar simple syrup, 1:1 ratio

10 grams cayenne pepper

1 dark chocolate square, for garnish

1 dried chile, for garnish


1Mix cayenne with simple syrup

2Add 0.5 oz. of the simple syrup mixture to the hot coffee

3Garnish with the dark chocolate square skewered with the dried chile