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30 Days of Christmas Coffees – Day Five

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Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Christmas Coffee

Welcome back, coffee lovers!

We’re here on Day Five of SpillintheBeans.com’s 30 Days of Christmas Coffee series. And today’s feature is an absolute treat that’s bound to awaken your holiday spirit and promote a little relaxation, too.

If you’ve been searching for a coffee concoction that encapsulates the cozy essence of Christmas, look no further. You’ll find our “Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Christmas Coffee” is the perfect way to celebrate the season.

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The Secret Behind This Christmas Coffee

Let’s dive into the delicious details of this exquisite Christmas coffee recipe that’s sure to enchant your taste buds. The star of the show is none other than SpillintheBeans.com’s very own Cinnabun coffee beans.

These beans are specially crafted to capture the warm, comforting flavor of cinnamon buns, making them a must-have for the holiday season.

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Gather up your ingredients

– 2 shots of freshly brewed Cinnabun coffee (the stronger, the better)

– 1-2 tablespoons of vanilla syrup (adjust to your desired sweetness or substitute vanilla extract)

– 1 cup of steamed milk

– Whipped cream

– Ground cinnamon or cinnamon stick for garnish

– A pinch of nutmeg (optional)

– A small gingerbread cookie (optional, but preferred!)

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Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Christmas Coffee

A unique warm Christmas coffee that starts with cinnabun coffee and goes to the next level with vanilla for notes of cinnamon bun frosting.
Prep Time10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Yield: 1 cup


  • 2 shots strong freshly brewed Cinnabun coffee fine grind for espresso
  • 1-2 Tbsp vanilla syrup (depending on your desired sweetness) for a less sweet version, use vanilla extract
  • 1 cup steamed milk (or nut milk)
  • 1 dash cinnamon for the top
  • optional – pinch of nutmeg, whipped cream


  • Brew two shots of Cinnabun coffee using your preferred brewing method, such as an espresso machine, French press, or pour-over
  • In a separate container, steam the milk (just before boiling)
  • Frother the milk with a frother or a whisk
  • Add vanilla syrup to the coffee mug
  • Pour in the coffee and stir to combine
  • Gently pour the steamed milk into the coffee, using a teaspoon to hold back the froth
  • Spoon the froth on top and optionally top it with whipped cream
  • Finish your masterpiece with cinnamon, nutmeg, cinnamon sticks, shimmer sugar, etc.


You can purchase Cinnabun coffee in different grinds and bag sizes in the spillinthebeans.com shop (shipping included).
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Cooking Pairings

Pairing the Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Christmas Coffee with the perfect Christmas cookies is like creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds. The rich, warm, and comforting notes of cinnamon and vanilla in the latte harmonize beautifully with a variety of classic Christmas cookies. We recommend gingerbread cookies, but weโ€™ve also got a few options that are almost as perfect!

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are a quintessential Christmas treat. Their spiced, molasses-infused flavors complement the Cinnabun coffee exceptionally well. You’ve got the subtle spiciness of the gingerbread combined with the sweetness of the icing, creating a delightful contrast to the latte’s creamy and aromatic profile.

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The warm, cinnamon-kissed taste of snickerdoodles is a perfect match for the cinnamon-y coffee. These cookies have a slightly crispy exterior and a soft, chewy center, making them a great textural companion to the creamy latte.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies adorned with festive icing and sprinkles are not only visually appealing but also a fantastic pairing option. Their sweet simplicity complements the coffee’s comforting flavors. Plus, you can even dip them in your latte for a sweet, satisfying crunch.

Pecan Sandies

The nutty, buttery richness of pecan sandies provides a delightful contrast to the Cinnabun coffee’s sweet and spiced notes. The crunch of the pecans adds texture and a hint of earthiness to the pairing.

No matter which Christmas cookies you choose, the key to a perfect pairing is the balance of flavors and textures. Whether you’re indulging in the comforting blend of cinnamon and vanilla with a gingerbread cookie or savoring the rich contrast of a snickerdoodle, your Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Christmas Coffee will shine even brighter.

It’s a festive treat that brings together the warmth of the season and the joy of sipping and savoring.

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Grab Your Bag of Cinnabun Coffee at SpillintheBeans.com’s Christmas Coffee Shop

If you’re as excited as we are about this holiday-inspired coffee creation, don’t forget to pick up a bag of SpillintheBeans.com’s Cinnabun coffee beans at our Christmas Coffee Shop. With every sip, you’ll be transported to a winter wonderland of flavors, making your morning coffee routine feel like a festive celebration.

Now, all that’s left to do is brew a cup of this delightful Festive Cinnabun Vanilla Coffee and bask in the warmth of the season. Stay tuned for more Christmas coffee inspiration in the 30 Days of Christmas Coffees series right here on SpillintheBeans.com, and let’s continue spreading holiday cheer, one cup at a time!

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s coffee creation as we continue our “30 Days of Christmas Coffees” series. And let’s make this holiday season unforgettable, one cup of coffee at a time.

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Warm wishes, and coffee dreams…๐ŸŽ„โ˜•๐ŸŒŸ

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