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The egg cream, a classic fountain shop drink, gets a boozy, caffeinated update from Rach's husband John.

For the ultimate Memorial Day menu, pair this cocktail with Rach's Nacho Dogs, Chicago Dogs, Big Smack Burgers with Special Sauce, Swiss Cheese Burgers With Horseradish-Ranch Sauce and Skillet Barbecue Beans.


  • 2 shots espresso, or ½ to ¾ cup coffee
  • 3 ounces coffee liqueur
  • 1 ½ ounces half-and-half
  • Ice
  • Club soda


Serves: 2


In a cocktail shaker, combine espresso, coffee liqueur, half-and-half, and ice, then cover and shake vigorously. Strain into 2 ice-filled collins glasses and top with club soda. 

Always drink responsibly.