It’s that time of the year again when you start the preparations to bid adieu to your worries and await for a new beginning. And a nice cup of coffee is always said to be one aiding all the awesome beginnings, right? Welcome your new year with these sizzling hot drinks to give a caffeinated twist to your celebrations.
Sip hot chocolate through layers of hot espresso and thick, cold cream in this deconstructed mocha. It’s based on the classic bicerin and it fits right into the coffee-loving culture, and in the celebrations.
How to prepare : Brew 6-8 oz of coffee in a mug. While the coffee is brewing, froth the milk using the whisk attachment. Fill 3/4 of a second mug with the frothed milk. Slowly pour some chocolate syrup into the center of the froth. Slowly pour hot coffee from mug 2 into the center of the froth.
VANILLA CAFE LATTE
Indulge in the frothiness of a dreamy, creamy sweet Vanilla Latte. In just 5 minutes, you can make this hot drink for breakfast or for dessert. Top it with cinnamon or grated chocolate.
How to prepare : Into a 5 to 6 ounce cup, pull the espresso or pour in the coffee. Stir in vanilla-flavored syrup. Add steamed milk and top with frothed milk. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon or grated chocolate and serve hot.
It’s a perfect way to spice up your year end celebrations. A touch of spice is always nice. Flavor your day just like your attitude. Adding some cinnamon to your ground coffee before brewing turns your ordinary cup into a spicy and aromatic gourmet coffee.
How to prepare :Mix the milk and water together in a pot and heat on a low flame. As the mixture just starts to boil, add the coffee powder and stir. Bring to a boil and switch off burner. Add cinnamon, stir, and pour into two small cups to serve.
Fresh hot coffee gets a little added pep with the addition of Irish whiskey and Irish cream.This hot drink will set everything for your celebrations. Irish Coffee is internationally famous and a favourite after-dinner drink throughout the world. It was invented at Foynes, a small town in the West of Ireland, and compared to Irish whiskey, its history is relatively recent.
How to prepare : Take a nice glass and fill just over half way with hot black coffee. Add a tbsp of brown sugar and stir until it dissolves. Add a measure of whiskey and stir. Slowly pour a thick layer of double cream over the back of a teaspoon on top of coffee and serve immediately.
When it comes to getting caffeinated, these days we’ve got options. Gone are the days of picking only between a cup of decaf or regular. Now we’re faced with an array of coffee beans that come from all over the globe, a handful of specialized ways to brew a regular cup of coffee, and enough options of espresso drinks to make your head spin.
SO HAVE YOU HAD YOUR CUP OF COFFEE YET? ♥