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2 Espresso Recipes To Keep You Energized For A Day Of Shopping

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Don't shop until you drop - shop until you have everything you need and then safely drive home. Just because you waited to do your Christmas shopping doesn't mean you'll have to rush around from store to store until you're exhausted. Instead, pour one of these delicious coffee beverages into your Mr. Coffee® Pour! Brew! Go! travel mug and hit the stores bursting with energy.

1. Sweet Cinnamon Latte
This gourmet drink is perfect for when you need to take a Zen break from your hectic shopping trip. One sip of this and you'll be ready hit the next store.


  • 5 ounces espresso, brewed
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Whipped cream, for garnish.

Grind your espresso beans and brew them using your preferred method. In your Mr. Coffee® Milk frother, stir together the milk, cinnamon, vanilla and brown sugar. Press the latte button and sit back until the machine finishes its work. Pour the espresso into your travel mug, then pour the milk mixture into it, topping it with a layer of foam. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!

Even if you're shopping online, it doesn't hurt to have a cup of coffee handy.Even if you're shopping online, it doesn't hurt to have a cup of coffee handy.

2. Chocolate Espresso
Here's a smooth treat that you'll want to enjoy before, during and after your shopping trip. It's easy to make and tastes great. Actually, instead of buying your friends presents, you could just make them this drink instead.


  • 1/2 cup espresso, brewed
  • 2/3 cup hot chocolate
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish.

Brew up a cup of espresso with your Mr. Coffee® Steam Espresso & Cappuccino Maker. While you wait, make a cup of your favorite hot chocolate. Fill a mug 1/3 full of hot chocolate, then fill it the rest of the way with espresso. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.