Get inspired by Tia Maria

By  |  2 Comments

This luxurious cocktail was designed exclusively for Tia Maria by Paloma Faith to reflect her fiery yet playful nature. Made with Tia Maria, rich chocolate liqueur and a whole chilli this winter warmer certainly packs a punch

Paloma Faith  Keep the Faith Tia Maria

Keep the Faith – a mixture of Tia Maria, chocolate and chilli.


Glass: Martini

Method: Shake & Strain


25ml Tia Maria

30ml Dark Mozart Liqueur

25ml Sugar Syrup

5-6 Slices of Whole Red Chilli

Garnish: Whole Red Chilli


Add all ingredients into shaker with lots of ice. Shake well & strain into a martini glass. Make a cut on the side of a whole red chilli, place on the rim of the glass & ENJOY!

Extra chilli can be added for more spice! (alternatively taken out for those of you who prefer less) Hopefuls can enter the ‘Behind the Mask’ search

More Tia Maria recipes can be found below!

Tia Maria is the perfect drink for any cocktail occasion, whether heading off for an afternoon in the pub, eating at the finest restaurant or hitting a nightclub. Made to the original Caribbean recipe, this rich  dark liqueur can be mixed with a whole host of flavours from ginger beer right through to chilli and even sambuca.

Tia Maria’s distinctive aroma of freshly grounded coffee with delicate hints of chocolate and exotic vanilla mean it’s the perfect ingredient to pack cocktails full of flavour. The alcohol brand has recently been showcasing the following sumptuous cocktails to highlight the mixibility of Tia Maria and the occasions where one might drink it. These can be found in the cocktail booklet and some highlights are below.



This fresh and fruity cocktail is perfect to enjoy with friends on a night out. Fusing Tia Maria, triple sec, orange and lemon juice and passion fruit it tastes just like a chocolate orange

Maria L'Orange

¾ parts Tia Maria

¾ parts triple sec

1 bar spoon passion fruit syrup

½ parts lemon juice

1 ½ parts fresh orange juice

Combine all the ingredients together with crushed ice in a boston and shake.  Pour into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lemon twist 1 part coconut milk

Combine all ingredients together with crushed ice in a blender.  Blend until smooth.  Pour into a snifter glass.  Top up with whipped cream and garnish with a slice of pineapple



This twist on a dark and stormy mixes Tia Maria, dark rum and ginger beer for a refreshing long drink that tastes just like Pimms. The perfect drink to enjoy in a beer garden.

Jamaican Swizzle

1 part Tia Maria

1 part dark rum

2 parts ginger ale/ginger beer

¾ parts lemon juice

1 dash Angostura

Shake the Tia Maria, dark rum, lemon juice and Angostura with ice then top up with ginger ale.



A classic twist on a Mojito, this cocktail adds Tia Maria for a little extra kick. A refreshing drink to enjoy whilst dancing the night away with friends.


1½ oz Tia Maria

1½ oz white rum

½ oz lemon juice

3 oz soda

Muddle mint leaves, lemon juice and powderedsugar in a highball glass, then add crushed ice and pour in blended Tia Maria and rum.  Top up with soda.



This creamy cocktail is the perfect indulgence to enjoy with good food and good company. Made with Tia Maria, scotch whisky, ice cream and  and a little sprinkling of chocolate on top for a little treat.

Dark Desire

1½ oz Tia Maria

½ oz scotch whisky

1 spoon ice cream (vanilla)

1½ oz half & half (single cream!)

Combine all ingredients together in a blender.  Blend until smooth. Pour into a hurricane glass.

Top up with whipped cream and a raspberry


  1. Pingback: take me down

  2. Pingback: Geary Group

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply