Perfect for a summer day
An iced version of the popular Jamaican coffee cocktail. It’s a nicely creamy iced coffee, with the smooth warmth of dark rum and Tia Maria.
- 1 oz dark rum
- 1 oz Tia Maria
- 3/4 oz heavy cream
- 4 oz chilled coffee
- Crushed ice
Combine liqueurs, coffee and cream. Partially fill a wine glass with crushed ice, and pour mixture over ice. Serve.
Honey and coffee go so well together
Honey has a wonderful flavour, as well as adding some natural sweetness to your cup of coffee. It doesn’t take much to change the whole feeling of your cup.
- 2 cups coffee (hot)
- 1/2 cup milk
- 4 tbs honey
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
Heat everything until warm, but don’t let it boil. Stir well until the honey dissolves completely in the coffee, and serve.
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You can always leave the rum out if you prefer a non-alcoholic version, but it does add some good flavor.
- 2 cups milk
- 3 1/2 oz dark or semisweet chocolate
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 tsp honey
- 1 tbs brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 tbs dark rum
Chop or grate chocolate, and combine with milk in a saucepan. Stir in honey, sugar and broken cinnamon stick. Heat until chocolate is melted and smooth.
Add vanilla and run, then whisk through. Remove pieces of cinnamon stick, and serve. Serves 2.
Cinnamon and a hint of coffee in this hot chocolate
Hot cocoa recipe with a bit of coffee and cinnamon. You can’t beat hot chocolate made with real melted chocolate, especially with the added cinnamon.
- 1 1/2 oz unsweetened chocolate
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tbs instant coffee
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 3/4 cup water
- 2 cups milk
Grate chocolate, and mix together with other ingredients (except for milk). Heat in a saucepan and simmer while chocolate melts. Stir until everything is evenly blended together. Continue to simmer and stir for about 5 minutes. Then add milk and heat through, but don’t let your chocolate mixture boil.
Remove from heat, and whisk until frothy. Serve hot chocolate immediately with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.
Chocolate and coffee are a match made in beverage heaven
Mixing your spices before you brew can add flavour so easily. This is a particularly sweet way to serve up a cup of coffee, with generous amounts of chocolate and brown sugar.
- 125ml ground coffee
- 80ml chocolate syrup
- 1 tbs cinnamon
- 250ml milk
- 60ml brown sugar
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp vanilla
Before brewing, combine coffee, cinnamon and nutmeg. Brew however you like. In another small saucepan, heat brown sugar, syrup and milk. Stir until sugar is melted and dissolved. Pour sugar mixture into hot coffee, and add vanilla.