Top 3 Coffee Drinks To Get In The Mood For Christmas
- Tips and How To's
When it comes to holiday nostalgia, there's nothing quite like that cozy, comfy feeling you get when returning to your parents house. Even if you can't make it back home for the holidays, you can cuddle up with a loved one or get together with some close friends to bring about that fondly remembered sense of comfort and joy. So put on your thick socks and your big sweater and settle in beside the fire with one of these delicious seasonal coffee recipes.
1. Winter Spice Coffee
This recipe combines many of the most common seasonal spices into one tasty hot drink. Enjoy a cup after you come in from the frosty cold.
- 3/4 cup whipping cream
- 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- 1 cup coffee grounds
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ground
- 5 teaspoons cardamom, ground.
In a mixing bowl, beat the whipping cream until it's thick and luscious. Add the powdered sugar and beat for another 30 seconds. Grab a coffee filter and spoon in the coffee grounds, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cardamom. Use your Mr. Coffee® Advanced Brew 8-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker or similar drip machine to brew the coffee. Pour the brew into mugs and top with a generous amount of whipped cream.
2. Eggnog latte
No drink says "Christmas" like eggnog, so why not turn the classic treat into a sweet latte? It'll pick you up and get you excited for the coming holiday.
- 1/4 cup coffee, brewed
- 1/2 cup eggnog
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- Whipped cream for garnish.
Use you Mr. Coffee® Electric French Press to brew a cup of coffee. In your Mr. Coffee® Milk Frother, stir together the eggnog, milk and sugar. Press the latte button and wait until it froths perfectly. Pour the coffee into a mug and top with the frothed milk. Garnish with whipped cream and serve.
3. Peppermint Hot Chocolate
For the non-coffee drinker in your family, make them a nice cup of hot chocolate with a refreshing peppermint twist.
- 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 drop peppermint extract
- 1 Peppermint stick for garnish.
This recipe is made super simple by using the Mr. Coffee® Cafe Cocoa Hot Chocolate Maker. All you need to do is combine the ingredients in the machine, hit the on button, and it takes care of the rest. Just pour the finished product into a mug and garnish with a peppermint stick.