As you may have surmised honey is one of my favorite coffee additives. Having known health benefits and natural sweetness it is, in my opinion, the best alternative to sugar for your sweetened coffee drinks. This recipe is a great alternative to the popular iced caramel latte. Sweet and flavorful, this drink is sure to have you coming back for more. Enjoy!
Let's face it, we all love a good pumpkin spice latte and sometimes we just need a break. From maple to graham cracker to caramel, we hope you enjoy these delicious autumn-inspired drinks! Image from foxandbriar.com/simple-maple-latte/ Maples Lattes! Few things conjure up that fall feeling like the taste of fresh maple. Lucky for us, maple... Continue Reading →
Sweet and golden in color, Drambuie liqueur is a mixture of scotch, honey, herbs, and spices, which when combined with coffee produce a remarkable cocktail. The name Drambuie itself is said to originate from a Scottish Gaelic phrase, "dram buidheach" which roughly translates to "the drink that satisfies."* It should only take one sip of... Continue Reading →
The availability, at the local fresh fruit market, of the most succulent cherries I have ever seen is the inspiration for this beautiful and delicious cherry vanilla coffee shake. Of course, if you can't find fresh cherries, the frozen variety will substitute nicely. Enjoy!
The summertime temperatures are still raging. Why not try a scrumptious coffee milkshake prepared specially for all of you bourbon lovers out there? It will undoubtedly help cool you off while the heat is most definitely still on. Enjoy!
Iced and blended with a touch of apricot and vanilla, this frappe is sure to chill you out on those hot-hot summer days! Today I am using Organically Grown Peru Dark Roast coffee for my frappe. The subtle apricot and vanilla tones of the coffee perfectly compliment the home-made apricot syrup. Best of all this coffee is Smithsonian Certified shade-grown and Bird Friendly. It is also a featured single-origin for August 2019 at TheQueenBean.com. To learn more about this wonderful bean click here. To read up on more coffees that are good for the earth, good for the animals, and good for you, be sure to check out our sustainability series.
Few things soothe the senses like the aroma of lavender. When added to your coffee it infuses the brew with a subtle spicy, rosemary mintiness. Gentle waves of lavender will surround you when you sip on this homemade lavender latte -- a perfect, relaxing way to end a meal or start your day.
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 →
Pure vanilla, gentle lavender, hot or cold, regular or decaffeinated, French vanilla coffee is a perennial favorite, and when you taste these TheQueenBean.com coffee cocktail creations you will understand why! The Vanilla Royále A delicious summertime or anytime treat that can be made with or without whiskey! What you need: 1.5 oz. of your favorite... Continue Reading →