Recipes and Cooking Cafe Rompope (Mexican Coffee Eggnog) Rompope recipes are similar to a mash-up of coffee and eggnog. This Mexican coffee drink is scented with cinnamon, vanilla, rum, and coffee liqueur for a buzzy warmly-spiced treat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 15, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 25 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 egg yolks, lightly beaten 4 cup whole milk ½ cup sugar 1 stick cinnamon (preferably Mexican canela) 10 whole roasted coffee or espresso beans 1 vanilla bean or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ⅓ - ½ cup light-color rum ¼ - ½ cup Kahlua or other coffee-flavor liqueur Ground nutmeg (optional) Whole roasted coffee or espresso beans (optional) Directions In a heavy large saucepan combine egg yolks, milk, sugar, stick cinnamon, the 10 coffee beans, and the vanilla bean (if using). Cook and stir over medium heat about 10 minutes or just until mixture coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat. Place the saucepan in a sink or bowl of ice water and stir mixture for 2 minutes. Discard stick cinnamon and remove vanilla bean. Do not remove coffee beans. Using a sharp knife, halve vanilla bean lengthwise; use the tip of the knife to scrape out the seeds. Add seeds to egg yolk mixture; discard vanilla bean pod. Transfer egg yolk mixture to a pitcher. Stir in rum, Kahlua, and vanilla extract (if using). Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours before serving. If desired, sprinkle the pitcher or each serving with ground nutmeg and garnish with a few additional coffee beans. (Coffee beans are an edible garnish.) Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 184 Calories 7g Fat 18g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 184 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 157mg 52% Sodium 50mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 17g Protein 5g Calcium 131.3mg 10% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 158mg 3% Folate, total 24.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.