Coffee milk, espresso pudding, tiramisu, a yummy frappe whipped up mid-hike in your favorite smoothie bottle... the secret to these caffeinated treasures is revealed in five little words: coffee syrup, essence, and powder. Keep reading to learn what these three coffee concentrates are and how to use them. Coffee syrup Coffee syrup is a sweet... Continue Reading →
Homemade coffee syrup
Coffee syrup is a wonderful alternative to syrups. My favorite uses are as a drizzle over desserts and ice cream. On days I'm feeling particularly nostalgic, I'll use coffee syrup to make an old fashioned coffee milk. To make coffee syrup you will need: 6 tablespoons of water 6 tablespoons of light brown sugar 3... Continue Reading →
Baking with coffee – make your own coffee essence
If you like to bake with coffee, homemade coffee essence is essential! Coffee essence is a wonderful flavoring tool for cakes and icings... and it is easy to make! All you need is: 1 cup of strong bitter coffee brewed at triple strength. I recommend using: Italian Roast: great all around coffee Sumatra Mandheling: wonderful... Continue Reading →
Homemade chocolate covered coffee beans!
Homemade chocolate covered coffee beans are a delicious way to devour those last few beans in a bag. While we recommend using dark roasted beans, such as espresso or Italian roast, any bean will work. All you need is some chocolate, coffee beans, parchment, and a little bit of patience (or room in the fridge!).... Continue Reading →
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