Coffee by itself is a wonderful, warm drink but add some dark crème de cacao, brown sugar, vanilla, and whipped cream and now you have a rich drink to sip by the fire on cold New England nights. Mr. Coffee has come up with some great recipes for you to try at home. Here are some of our favorites.
The history of coffee brewers is rich, and coffee brewing methods are culturally dependent.
Coffee Calypso Drink
2 tbsp of dark crème de cacao
1 tsp dark brown sugar
1/2 cup of hot coffee
2 tbsp of whipping cream
1/2 tsp of instant coffee granules
Directions: Pour crème de cacao into a mug, then add sugar and coffee. Stir well. Slowly pour whipping cream over back of teaspoon so it floats on top. Sprinkle with coffee granules and serve immediately.
Rum Velvet Coffee Drink
1 ounce dark crème de cacao
1 ounce dark rum
1 ounce whipping cream
1 tbsp instant coffee dissolved in warm water
1 tbsp grated semisweet chocolate
Directions: Pour crème de cacao, coffee mixture and rum into a cocktail glass and stir to mix. Slowly pour whipping cream over back of a teaspoon into glass so it floats on top. Sprinkle with grated chocolate to serve.
Please drink responsibly and obey the legal drinking age laws.
Cocomotion Hot Chocolate
Mr. Coffee Cocomotion Hot Chocolate Maker
4 cups of milk
1/2 cup granulated brown sugar
3/4 tsp. of cinnamon
3/4 tsp. of vanilla extract
3/4 tsp. of almond extract
2 oz. pre-melted unsweetened chocolate
Garnishes: Whipped cream and chocolate shavings
Directions: Pour milk into the Cocomotion® reservoir. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and extracts. Push the ON button. After two minutes, slowly pour the chocolate into the reservoir. When the machine turns off, your cocoa is ready. Pour into mugs and garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Photo Source: Still in Belgrade
Black Forest Coffee Recipe
6 oz. freshly brewed coffee
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon maraschino cherry juice
Whipped, cream, chocolate shavings and maraschino cherry for decoration
Directions: Mix coffee, chocolate and cherry juice.Pour in glass, top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and the cherry.”
Sources: Recipes and some photos by Mr. Coffee and Lipton.