Coffee & mint — a perfect combination!

Mint and coffee go wonderfully together. While many associate this much-loved candy cane flavor with the holidays, I believe it is a wonderful complimentary combination at any time of the year! We have put together a summary of our three favorite ways to enjoy mint with your coffee: Using freshly grown mint, peppermint extract, or peppermint schnapps. Whichever way you choose to combine mint and coffee it is sure to keep you warm and happy throughout the holidays and all winter long!

Peppermint Bark latte

A wonderful festive brew that is just perfect for the holiday season. This peppermint bark latte perfectly combines the flavors of mint and chocolate into one delicious, not to be missed, candy cane topped holiday treat! Enjoy!

Cinnamon caramel apple latte

I embrace everything about the autumn -- crisp falling leaves, tart apples coated in caramel sauce, and cinnamon-dusted treats. I have combined my favorite autumn tastes into a beautiful fall-flavored latte. Best of all it is as easy to prepare as it is delicious. Enjoy!

Tiramisu coffee

This coffee drink has the classic flavors of tiramisu, presented in a deconstructed form. It is an elegant dessert drink that is sure to have your dinner guests asking for seconds. Enjoy!

Sweet sandwich cookie latte

The chocolate sandwich cookie translates deliciously into a homemade latte. Whether you are an Oreo lover, a Hydrox fan, or a do-it-your-selfer, this recipe introduces a simple way to translate those favorite flavors into a hot latte. Enjoy!

Salted caramel mocha

The fall season fills many coffee lovers' minds with thoughts of pumpkin spice yumminess. While I am in no means denying the appeal of a perfect pumpkin spice latte, caramel is my autumnal confection of choice. To celebrate the luscious, deep, rich, sugary goodness, I have concocted this easy to prepare salted caramel mocha. Enjoy!

Snickerdoodle latte

The snickerdoodle cookie is a perennial crowd-pleaser. For me, it will always evoke nostalgic childhood memories of baking with my mother. This recipe delivers that fresh from the oven snickerdoodle flavor in a luscious latte. Enjoy!

Keep the latte, lose the calories and fat

Pumpkin spice, maple spice, pecan, vanilla...however you take it, a good latte is delightful. A good latte can also be deceptively, unexpectedly caloric -- and fattening if you are topping off your sweet drink with a touch of whipped cream. Think I'm exaggerating? Let's get some perspective: a grande (16-ounce) Starbucks latte made with whole... Continue Reading →

Honeysuckle latte

I love growing honeysuckle in my garden -- that smell and remarkable beauty! I recently discovered that when used to create a simple syrup and combined with coffee, the edible nectar of the fragrant flower imparts a subtle depth of sweetness. The impact is a delight for the senses. The distinctive aroma of honeysuckle carried on a summer breeze combined with a unique blast of subtly sweet flavor; as charming and tantalizing a combination, as this latte is easy to prepare. Enjoy!

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