Coffee is unarguably one of the most loved drinks in the world. It is often an integral part of people's daily routines. It’s a morning beverage as well as a post-dinner drink and it works as an energy boost and makes one focus and perform better. You can have hot coffee in the winters to soothe yourself and cold coffee in the summers to beat the heat.
The best part about coffee is that it is a very versatile drink. There are several methods to prepare coffee; the conventions and rituals of making and drinking coffee vary from country to country and person to person. If you’re a coffee aficionado and willing to experiment with it, here are some unique coffee drinks and recipes that you might enjoy.
Hot Cinnamon Coffee
Cinnamon is quite a tasty spice and it mixes well with the flavor of coffee. To make two cups of hot cinnamon coffee you need:
First, mix water and milk in a pot and heat it on a low flame. When the mixture starts boiling, add coffee powder and stir. Bring it to a boil and switch off the burner. Add some cinnamon, stir and pour it into two small cups.
The hot cinnamon coffee is perfect for wintery mornings. It not only tastes amazing but is also great for your health. That’s because cinnamon is rich in nutrients such as calcium, iron, fiber, and vitamin K. Also, since it has a naturally sweet taste, it is highly recommended for those who need to keep a watch on their sugar intake.
French Vanilla Café Latte
French Vanilla Café Latte is a combination of whipped cream and coffee with an amazing vanilla aroma. It is a perfect drink to enjoy at a gathering with friends and family. It can be served hot as well as chilled. The ingredients you need to make a French vanilla café latte include:
You could choose the brand according to your liking. However Maxwell House International French Vanilla Café-Style and Nescafe Rich Instant Coffee are quite popular.
Once you’ve got the ingredients together, start by heating water in a pan. Then add coffee powder and sugar to it and stir. Remove from the flame and add milk and vanilla extract to it. Stir and serve hot. You could also add a dollop of whipped cream on top. And in case you want to enjoy an iced vanilla latte, let it cool and then pour it into a glass and add ice cubes.
Iced mocha is a delicious combination of chocolate and coffee. It’s one of the most refreshing drinks you can have during the summer season. The best part is that it’s super easy to make at home.
Take a mason jar, and mix the espresso with chocolate syrup and milk. Stir all these ingredients so that the syrup dissolves well. Take another glass and fill it three-quarters with ice cubes. Now pour the chocolate-coffee mixture into this glass. You can top it with whipped cream and sprinkles at the end.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
The Pumpkin Spice Latte is a beverage that’s made from a mix of traditional autumn spice flavors (such as nutmeg and cinnamon). It’s a great drink to enjoy during the autumn and winter season. The ingredients you need to make a tasty pumpkin spice latte at home are:
First of all, put the purée into a heatproof mug or glass. Put the espresso/strong coffee and spices into it and stir. Heat milk on low heat in a saucepan until it is frothy and steaming. Now pour this into the mug or glass, spoon over the froth, and stir to mix. Now top it with either cinnamon or pumpkin spice and serve.
Iced Caramel Latte
The iced caramel latte is a sweet and refreshing coffee drink that you can treat yourself to during summertime. The sweetness of this drink comes from the caramel sauce and the whipped cream. If you want to enjoy this at home, you need about:
The method is pretty simple. Put coffee, milk, and caramel sauce in a jug and stir to mix them. Put ice in a glass and pour over the coffee mixture, top it with cream and drizzle some caramel sauce before serving.