\nHello coffee enthusiasts! Today, we're taking a trip down to the heart of Mexico with a traditional coffee recipe that has been cherished for generations. Introducing the Cafecito de Olla, a spiced coffee that perfectly blends the rich flavors of our Cafe Habana roast from Hey Pumpkin Coffee Company with the traditional spices of Mexico. Let's get brewing!\nIngredients:\n\n1 1\/2 cups of water\n1 large piloncillo\/panela (dark brown sugar) or adjust to taste\n1 Mexican cinnamon stick\n2 tablespoons of Hey Pumpkin Coffee's Cafe Habana roast (ground)\n\nInstructions:\n\n\nPreparation: Begin by gathering all your ingredients. This ensures a smooth process as you brew your coffee.\n\n\nSimmer the Spices: In a medium saucepan, combine the water, cinnamon stick, and piloncillo. Place the saucepan on medium heat and let it simmer until the piloncillo is completely dissolved.\n\n\nBrewing the Coffee: Once the water starts boiling, add the ground Cafe Habana roast. Stir the mixture well to ensure the coffee grounds are fully immersed.\n\n\nSteeping: After stirring, turn off the heat and cover the pot. Allow the coffee to steep for about 5 minutes. This will help in extracting the rich flavors of the coffee and blending them with the spices.\n\n\nServing: Pour the coffee through a strainer into your favorite mug to remove the coffee grounds and cinnamon stick. Your Cafecito de Olla is now ready to be enjoyed!\n\n\nA Little Background:Cafecito de Olla, which literally translates to "pot coffee," is a traditional Mexican coffee that's typically made in a large clay or enamel pot. This coffee is not just a beverage; it's a piece of Mexican culture. It's commonly found in roadside eateries, traditional Mexican restaurants, and even homes, especially during the wintertime. The drink is also a staple at festive occasions like Christmas celebrations known as "Posadas" and is sometimes even served at funerals.\nTasting Notes:The Cafe Habana roast from Hey Pumpkin Coffee Company, with its medium to dark roast profile, complements the piloncillo and cinnamon, resulting in a sweet coffee with a hint of spice. The piloncillo gives the coffee a molasses-like taste, which is further enhanced by the aromatic Mexican cinnamon.\nPro Tip:While some might be tempted to add milk, it's recommended to enjoy Cafecito de Olla as is to truly appreciate its unique flavors. However, if you're in the mood for a milky coffee, you might want to try a cafe con leche instead.\nWarm, sweet, and spiced, this Cafecito de Olla made with Hey Pumpkin Coffee's Cafe Habana roast is sure to transport you to the heart of Mexico with every sip. Enjoy!