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5 alternatives to your usual coffee

We never get tired of coffee. For enthusiasts, its simple pleasure is synonymous of an indispensable coffee break. If you are in the mood for a coffee time treat, try these 5 recipes.

Are you a coffee lover who wishes to have a truly memorable coffee break treat? If so, coffee is ideal to be served in thousands of delicious ways, worthy of the best gourmets. Here are 5 ingredients you can add to your coffee:

  • Citrus fruits
  • Chocolate
  • Hazelnut cream
  • Liqueur
  • Whipped cream

Are you looking for ideas to prepare irresistible delicacies with these ingredients? Here they are.

Puglia Recipe

This recipe from Puglia is an excellent summer alternative worth trying. Mix 1 part of cold coffee and ½ part of almond milk with a shaker. You can use commercial sweetened almond milk or, even better, make it at home with fresh almonds of which Puglia is a big producer. To prepare it, simply mix 150g of peeled almonds with 1L of water for a few minutes. Finally, filter through a strainer pressing the chopped almonds firmly. The taste is pure and delicate. Add an ice cube, shake for a few seconds and enjoy your fresh moment of pleasure.

Orange Recipe

This recipe with orange is a simple alternative for those who have a very sweet tooth. Add 1 part of orange liqueur to 4 parts of hot coffee. Pour into a medium-sized cup, top with a dab of fresh whipped cream and decorate with grated orange peel. The aroma of the coffee beans mixed with the fresh, tangy notes of orange and the velvety whipped cream will be a delightful surprise.

Hazelnut Espresso

Hazelnut espresso is one of the most traditional alternatives to classic espresso. The recipe is very simple, so choosing the finest ingredients is essential. Put 2 teaspoons of hazelnut cream and cocoa powder into a coffee cup. Add a boiling hot espresso and garnish with some whipped cream and a dusting of unsweetened cocoa powder.

Aniseed Espresso

Laced coffee is undoubtedly a timeless classic. Aniseed is perfect at the end of a meal because it combines the invigorating virtues of coffee with the digestive properties of aniseed. To prepare it, add to a boiling hot espresso 1 part of rum, 2 parts of aniseed liqueur and sugar heated with lemon zest. Originating in the 19th century, this beverage is also excellent served cold with a couple of ice cubes and properly shaken.

Calabria Recipe

This list would not be complete without a coffee recipe from Calabria. To prepare it, heat up some Brandy sweetened with brown sugar. In the meantime, finely crush in a mortar a cube of pure liquorice from Calabria. Then mix both ingredients in a boiling hot cup of espresso and savour this scented, digestive delicacy.

Written by admin September 26, 2017 0 comments