My childhood summers echoed with trips to one of the last remaining local drugstores still serving chocolate malted milkshakes at the counter. This beverage will always remind me of that summertime feeling of long sun-kissed days and nights dripping with possibilities. The malted milkshake has a long history in the USA, made popular as a staple at Walgreens drug store in the 1920s, it soon could be found at many soda fountains and ice cream parlors nationwide. Here is my coffee filled take on the traditional chocolate malted milkshake. Enjoy!
The combination of a brownie and a cup of coffee is delectable. How can you improve on a classic, you ask? Adding espresso powder to the mix will intensify the chocolate flavor of the brownie. Looking for an added kick? Adding chili and cayenne brings a subtle depth to the finished product. The brownie now tastes like a rich, mouthwatering chocolate bite of heaven, with a kick of something extra. Want even more flavor? Along with this delicious spicy espresso brownie, I have included a chocolate coffee icing to die for. Only one thing left to do. Get baking and enjoy!
This crowd pleasing chocolate espresso mousse is sure to satiate even your most discerning dinner guest!
This coffee based martini combines the sweet buttery goodness of hazelnut, and the creamy richness of chocolate, with the rich, slightly bitter wonder that is espresso. The combination is a truly wonderful after dinner or anytime cocktail. Enjoy!
Are you a fan of chocolate in your coffee? Do you like a little heat with your chocolate? If so, one of these hot and spicy mocha recipes is just for you! The first recipe uses a very chocolaty whipped cream. If you lean more towards chocolate than spice, this is your baby. The second uses a sweet and spicy chocolate frothed milk. If you prefer a touch of chocolate with your spice, this recipe will be hot enough for you! Either way you can't go wrong when you combine coffee, chocolate, and a little spice!!
Using a chocolate covered waffle cone is a great and easy way to jazz up your dessert coffee. This is a tasty treat that can be used in multiple ways. Fill the cups with coffee for the adults, or ice cream, or pudding for the children. What a crowd pleaser!!! Best of all they are quite easy to make and customize for whomever you are serving!
Coffee and chocolate are a natural, delectable pairing. Done right, this combo can make the finest chocolate taste richer and the highest quality coffee feel like drops of sweet silk in your mouth. Done wrong, it can taste like a mouthful of dirt. To get the optimal pairing, you need to understand the flavor, acidity, and... Continue Reading →
Who says sweet can't also be healthy? If you enjoy sugar in your coffee and are looking for some natural alternatives, you are about to be pleasantly surprised. From dried fruit to cocoa to your favorite breakfast topping, we've identified 11 sugar alternatives that taste delicious in coffee and provide a host of health benefits. Sweet... Continue Reading →
Add a little extra spice to your holiday season with these simple, wonderfully aromatic, naturally flavored coffees. You can prepare these mixes one night to one week ahead. They only take minutes to prep and taste delicious -- they also make thoughtful, unique gifts for coffee loving friends! Holiday spiced coffee This lovely holiday spiced coffee... Continue Reading →