Warm Up Your Winter With These Unique Holiday Coffee Recipes

by Angelica Galland December 09, 2016

Warm Up Your Winter With These Unique Holiday Coffee Recipes

Heat up your holidays with these not so common hot coffee drink recipes.

Black Forest Coffee

Ingredients

  • 4 cups hot brewed coffee (we recommend Holiday Blend)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Maraschino cherries

Directions

  1. Combine hot coffee, chocolate syrup, and maraschino cherry juice; mix well.
  2. Pour into mugs.
  3. Top with whipped cream and a cherry, and drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Serves 6  Recipe from: CoffeeDetective.com

Gingerbread Latte

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp molasses – blackstrap or regular
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp strong coffee (we recommend French Roast Organic Coffee)
  • 1 cup milk of choice – almond milk, coconut milk, etc.
  • sweetener of choice, to taste

 Christmas Cocoa Cappuccino | Eggnog and Coffee Holiday Drink

Christmas Cocoa Cappuccino
(2 servings)

It's the Eggnog Latte meets the Mocha Cappuccino. Many holiday flavors in one warm, beautiful coffee drink: eggnog, cocoa and, if desired, a sprinkling of crushed peppermint candy cane or freshly grated nutmeg to top it off. It's also easy to make and easy on the eyes if layered in a glass mug, which is fun for your guests. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup prepared espresso (we recommend our Espresso Blend)
  • 3 Tablespoons chocolate syrup 
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup eggnog
  • grated nutmeg or crushed candy cane - for optional garnish

Directions

  1. Stir the chocolate syrup into the espresso.
  2. Combine the milk and eggnog and froth using steam frother or by placing it in a sealed Mason jar and shaking until doubled in volume (then microwave with the lid removed for 30 seconds so it's warm).
  3. For a simple presentation: Pour the chocolate-infused espresso into a mug and then top with the frothed milk.
  4. To get a layered effect in a glass mug: Pour frothed milk (plus the milk that didn't froth) into the glass mug until the mug is 2/3 full.
  5. Slowly pour the chocolate-infused espresso into the the center of the froth. To assure a slow steady stream, try pouring the coffee over the back of a spoon resting just above the froth. Like magic, the coffee will layer itself between the milk that didn't froth and the froth.
  6. Use a knife or toothpick to swirl the froth and the top of the drink will look magical too.
  7. If desired, garnish the top with freshly grated nutmeg or crushed candy cane.

    Makes 1 very large serving or 2 reasonable servings. Recipe: Mr. Breakfast.com

Masala Coffee Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 cardamom pods
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick (1 in long)
  • 3 tbsp coffee, regular grind (we recommend Sumatra Organic Coffee)

Directions

  1. Combine water and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Add cinnamon, cardamom pods, sugar and coffee into boiling liquid in saucepan.
  3. Stir a few times and boil over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Make sure it does not boil over.
  5. Strain coffee through cheesecloth into another pan.
  6. Place coffee over heat and bring to a boil.
  7. Pour coffee between two pans until thick and creamy.
  8. Serve in cups immediately.

Serves 2. Recipe: Food.com

 

 




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