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Top Unique Coffee Recipes

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I believe there’s nothing of the sort as ‘too much coffee’. Apart from charging our sleep cells, it acts as a treat to our taste buds. Our day doesn’t begin without a cup of cappuccino in winters and a glass of iced latte to escape the stifling days. Moreover, coffee is not only confined to being a wake-up drink anymore. Are you aware of some unique dishes that can taste shockingly better with a dash of coffee brew?

Let’s learn various unique yet delectable coffee recipes

Coffee Vanilla Ice cream

Who doesn’t like vanilla ice cream? I bet all of us do but have you tried pairing it up with coffee? It adds a bold flavor to the creamy and natural homemade ice cream.

Ingredients

  • Whole milk- 2 cups
  • Coffee- 1/2 cup
  • Sugar- 3/4 cup
  • Heavy Whipped Cream- 1 cup
  • Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon

Procedure

  • Put the whipped cream and the bowl in the freezer and leave it to chill overnight.
  • Place the ground coffee in a filter bag as adding brewed coffee would require water, which is not recommendable for ice creams.
  • Pour milk into a saucepan, bring it to simmer, and add sugar to it. Then, stir well and turn off the flame.
  • Additionally, soak the coffee filter bag in the milk until it gets extracted properly and combine with vanilla extract.
  • Pour the milk into the whipped cream steadily, not all at once. Stir it gently to mix.
  • Cover it with a plastic wrapper or a steel utensil and freeze for at least 6-8 hours.
  • Scoop it out and top it with chocolate sauce and nuts, depending on your taste.
  • Serve your bold-flavoured ice cream.

Coffee Jelly

Jelly was our perfect companion in childhood. But have you ever tried having coffee-flavoured jelly with minimal ingredients?

Ingredients

  • Unflavored Gelatin- 1 pack
  • Brewed Coffee- 2 cups
  • Hot water- 2 teaspoons
  • Powdered sugar- 4 teaspoons
  • Whipped cream(flavored or unflavored)

Procedure

  • Take a bowl and add the hot water into it.
  • Empty the pack of gelatin and dissolve it into the hot water.
  • Pour the mixture into a saucepan.
  • Mix it with coffee and sugar. Then, boil it until dissolved well.
  • Pour the mixture so formed into a large utensil and put it to freeze for 7-8 hours.
  • Once solidified, pour the mixture into large glasses and top it with whipped cream of your favorite flavor.
  • Top it up with ice cream if you want a more creamy and sweet flavor. Your caffeinated jelly is ready to be served.

Cappuccino Muffins

How about beginning your day with coffee muffins instead of coffee? Even better, how about pairing it with a good cup of hot coffee? It is wholesome as well as delightful!

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour- 2 cups
  • Milk- 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar- 1 cup + 1/2 cup(icing)
  • Eggs- 2
  • Brewed Coffee- 1/4 cup + 2 teaspoons(icing)
  • Vegetable oil- 1/2 cup
  • Baking Powder- 2 teaspoons
  • Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon
  • Salt- 1 pinch
  • Walnuts (optional)

Procedure

  • Add the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar to a large bowl and mix together.
  • Now, crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk them together with milk, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, and master of the dish, coffee.
  • Mix the dry ingredients in the wet ones and your batter is ready.
  • Then, divide the batter equally among the number of muffins you want.
  • Bake them in a pre-heated oven for around 15-20 minutes. Check if it’s baked properly by inserting a toothpick into the sponge.
  • Wait until it cools down before you begin with the icing. Once it cools down, sift the icing sugar and coffee kept aside.
  • Top it over each muffin and serve with walnuts.

Home-made coffee chocolate

We all are well aware that chocolate complements coffee pretty well and blends to give an extremely flavoursome delight. Let’s have a look at the simple homemade chocolates that are gluten-free as well as low carb.

Ingredients

  • Cocoa butter- 1/2 cup (substitute-coconut oil)
  • Dark chocolate compound-1 cup
  • Grounded Coffee- 2 teaspoon
  • Sugar- 2 teaspoon
  • Chocolate mold

Procedure

  • Take a bowl, add cocoa butter into it, and put it on slow flame. If you have a large piece of cocoa butter, chop it into small, even pieces.
  • Add the compound chocolate to the bowl and stir gently until it is completely melted and dissolved with the butter.
  • Additionally, put the coffee and sugar in the mixture and stir until it forms a fluid consistency.
  • Now, pour the mixture on butter paper and spread it.
  • Take a candy mould of your choice in accordance with the shapes and sizes of chocolates you want to have. Pour the batter into the molds evenly.
  • Keep the molds to freeze for 3-4 hours, and enjoy the chocolatey delight with the bold aroma of coffee in your favorite shapes.

Iced Latte

We hear about lattes all the time these days and by the name of it, we believe that it is limited to luxurious places like Starbucks and CCD. However, it’s simply milk mixed into expresso with ice that can give your Starbucks coffee a run for its money. Yes! that’s a latte and it is that effortless without an expresso machine.

Ingredients

  • Whole milk- 1 cup
  • Sugar- 2 tsp
  • Coffee( instant granules or powdered)- 2 tsp
  • Ice cubes
  • Vanilla essence- 2 drops
  • Water- 1/2 cup

Procedure

  1. In a glass jar, add coffee granules along with sugar and vanilla essence.
  2. Microwave the water for a minute, pour it into the jar, and stir until dissolved.
  3. Dilute the coffee with chilled water(1/2 cup) and stir to combine.
  4. In the end, add milk of choice and stir to combine and give it another good stir.
  5. Top it with chocolate sauce and cocoa powder. Serve with a straw and enjoy the Starbucks feels.

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Coffee Cookies

Coffee intensifies the flavor of cookies when we dip them in it. We’ve got this delectable yet facile recipe for making your evenings better.

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour- 1.5 cups
  • Granulated sugar- 1 cup
  • Butter- 1/2 cup
  • Egg- 1
  • Brewed coffee- 1.5 teaspoon
  • Baking Soda-1/2 teaspoon
  • Chocolate chips- 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon
  • Salt- 1/4 teaspoon

Procedure

  • Take a bowl and mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, and set aside.
  • Now, mix the brewed coffee with half a spoon of lukewarm water until dissolved completely.
  • Take another bowl and whisk sugar, butter, and vanilla extract along with the eggs.
  • Add the espresso mixture to the wet mixture followed by the dry mixture set aside. The batter formed should be thick.
  • Finally, add the chocolate chips to the batter.
  • Take an ungreased cookie sheet and drop the dough around 2 inches apart with a spoon.
  • Place the dough in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes until they are puffy and crisp. Do not overcook as they would become crispy once they are cool.
  • Wait until cool and serve. Enjoy the crunchy coffee cookies with your evening tea and snacks.

Coffee Pancakes

Pancakes are something we enjoy having with every topping possible. Have you tried the heavenly coffee pancakes with strawberries?

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Egg- 1
  • Brewed coffee- 1 teaspoon
  • Baking powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda- 1 teaspoon
  • Salt- 1/2 teaspoon

Procedure

  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.  
  • Then, take another bowl and whisk the buttermilk with the eggs until it becomes completely fermented.
  • Additionally, put brewed coffee into the mixture and blend it with both the mixtures. Your batter is ready.
  • Heat and brush up your griddle with butter. Then, add the batter to the heated griddle and cook until bubbles start forming.
  • Keep cooking both sides until it turns goldish brown.
  • Cook as many pancakes as you want in accordance with the amount of batter and serve with maple syrup and fresh strawberries.

Coffee Waffles

We all long to have those mouth-watering warm waffles with ice cream. But it’s not quite possible during the pandemic isn’t it? So, why not grab your waffle makers and satisfy your sweet tooth!

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour- 2 cups
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup
  • Milk- 1.5 cups
  • Egg- 1
  • Brewed coffee- 1 teaspoon
  • Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda- 1 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil- 1/4 cup
  • Salt- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Vanilla ice cream

Procedure

  • Preheat your waffle maker. Take a large bowl and mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  • Now grab another bowl and whisk milk, vegetable oil, egg, vanilla, and brewed coffee.
  • Add wet ingredients to the dry ones and sift them together.
  • Pour around 1/2 cup of the batter in the waffle maker and cook until goldish brown.
  • Place your crisp waffle on the plate and serve with a scoop of ice cream and chocolate syrup. You can garnish it with your favorite toppings.

Coffee Mousse

This is your perfect date companion that seems complicated but is made of minimal creamy items. It makes you drool over its bold flavors and smooth fluffy texture.

Ingredients

  • Milk- 2 cups
  • Cofee- 1/4 cup
  • Powdered sugar- 3/4 cup (or as per thy taste)
  • Egg Yolks- 2
  • Unflavored Gelatin- 1 packet
  • Heavy cream- 1.5 cups

Procedure

  • Take a medium-size bowl and whisk together egg yolks and powdered sugar.
  • Now, take a saucepan and pour milk along with coffee. Put it on slow flame.
  • Blend both the mixtures together and stir constantly. Then, turn off the flame.
  • Stir the formed mixture thoroughly into the gelatin.
  • Now, take 1/2 cup of cream and whip it using a blender until it becomes puffy.
  • Mix it with the former mixture and gently fold the rest of the heavy cream into it.
  • Your coffee mousse is ready. Freeze it and serve chilled for a better experience.

Mocha Fondue

Fondues are in vogue these days and a treat for all the chocolate lovers. Dipping our favorite fruits, marshmallows, brownies and many more in a bowl full of chocolate and coffee gives the maximum level of satisfaction.

Ingredients

  • Melted chocolate chips/ chocolate compound- 2 cups
  • Whipped cream- 1/2 cup
  • Brewed coffee- 1 teaspoon
  • Vanilla extract- 1 teaspoon
  • Toppings- Fresh fruits( strawberry/kiwi/banana)/ marshmallows/brownies

Procedure

  • Over low flame, melt the chocolate chips/ compound along with the whipped cream in a large bowl.
  • Stir thoroughly until dissolved and add brewed coffee mixed in lukewarm water into the mixture.
  • As soon as it gets dissolved and a bold aroma reaches you, turn off the flame.
  • Your choco-mocha dip is ready! Serve warm along with fresh fruits or items of your choice.

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