Thursday, January 13, 2011

Mmmm… Chocolate Coffee!

Chocolate and coffee... coffee and chocolate. The deep, rich flavors of these two beloved treats are a match made in heaven! This divine chocolate and coffee delight - including white chocolate, mint flavored chocolate, iced or hot are scrumptious beverage at any time of the day.


There are some great recipes you can make at home and save few bucks from Starbucks?!

Check them out!

image Iced Mocha Swirl


1/2 oz. vanilla syrup (or two pumps)

4-6 ice cubes

1 cup 2% milk

2 shots of espresso

1 Tbsp.. heavy cream

Drizzle of chocolate syrup


Squirt or pour vanilla syrup into your glass or jar then place ice in the jar.  Slowly pour milk over the ice.

Pull your shots of espresso and pour them over the milk.  Drizzle cream and then chocolate over the top.

Serves 1.



New York Hot Chocolate


1 oz. Chocolate Mint Liqueur

6 oz. fresh, black coffee

Chocolate shavings

Whipped cream


Add the Chocolate Mint liqueur to your coffee, and stir well. Top generously with whipped cream and chocolate shavings for a hot chocolate drink unlike any other!



White Chocolate Latte`


2 cups milk

1 cup half-and-half

2/3 cup white chocolate morsels

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Whipped cream (optional)

Garnish: cinnamon sticks



Stir first 4 ingredients together in a small saucepan over low heat until white chocolate morsels are melted. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts; pour evenly into 4 mugs. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.

Prep: 5 min.

Cook: 5 min.

Yield: Makes 4 cups



Low Fat, Sugar Free Mocha Frappe’

Preparation with ingredients:

In your blender put;

2 cups of crushed ice

1/2 cup of non fat EVAPORATED milk (that comes in a can)

1/2 cup of strong coffee

3 Tbsp. of Splenda (more or less to suit your taste) and blend until its slush.

Then add 2 cups of low fat sugar free chocolate ice cream. Blend until well incorporated and creamy. You may have to pause the blender and spoon the ice cream down some because the mixture gets very thick and may not blend the ice cream down to the bottom to mix well.



Vanilla Cafe Mocha for Two


1 Maxwell House Café Collection French Vanilla T-Disc

1 Tassimo Suchard Hot Chocolate T-Disc

Jet-Puffed® Miniature Marshmallows


Prepare one Maxwell House Café Collection French Vanilla T-Discin 1 cup heatproof glass measuring cup; pour evenly into two mugs. Set aside. Use same measuring cup to prepare one Tassimo Suchard Hot Chocolate T-Disc. Pour evenly into partially filled mugs; stir until well blended. Top with Jet-Puffed® Miniature Marshmallows, if desired.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2



Cold Coffee


4 Tbsp. strong coffee dicoction

2 glasses of milk

4 – 6 Tbsp. sugar

Crushed Ice

2 Tbsp. grated chocolate

1 scoop vanilla ice cream (optional)


Blend coffee, milk, sugar, ice and vanilla ice cream. Pour into into tall glasses and garnish with grated chocolate and serve.


I am always willing to try new flavored coffees as long I mix it in with some chocolate!

How about you? I really like to know what’s your favorite way of making coffee!

Hope you enjoy the recipes!

Have a great chocolate coffee day! 



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