Coffee & Coffee Cocktails Recipes

We like the plain brew just as much as the fancy ones like Irish coffee, Mexican coffee and Cajun coffee. We also like to mix our coffee with alcohol, chocolate, ice cream and a whole lot of other things.

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Warm-me-up coffee

It's raining, cold and dark... Steaming hot coffee needs something more to really warm me up today. This drink┬áhas coffee liqueur, white creme de menthe and dark creme de cacao. And a bit of cocoa powder dusting for the perfect finish. … [Read more...]

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Cafe dulce de leche macchiato

It rained after lunch and I thought that the rest of the afternoon would be cool and cloudy -- the kind of weather that makes me want to curl up on the couch with my iPad and read one of the oh, so many! books on my Kindle for iPad. Coffee and reading are great partners so I … [Read more...]

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Deep and luscious espresso martini

I read an article once, in the New York Times if I remember correctly, about the popularity of coffee cocktails nowadays. And a coffee purist scoffed at the concept of coffee cocktails. He couldn't understand why anyone would want to taint the pure flavor of coffee. And my … [Read more...]

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Nutella coffee

You've probably tried combining coffee with chocolate. You might have tried adding nut-flavored syrup to your coffee. You might even have bought ground coffee mixed with ground nuts. But have you tried combining all three -- coffee, chocolate and nuts -- in one drink?I … [Read more...]

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Indulge yourself: have a coffee float

It's a very simple drink to make and yet a lot of people find it intimidating. Coffee float is simply hot coffee topped with a whopping scoop of ice cream. The coffee isn't sweetened and cream is not added because the sweetness and creaminess of the ice cream are meant to … [Read more...]

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Beat the summer heat with iced coffee!

Summer came so suddenly. One day, there was a cool breeze blowing; the next day, the breeze was gone and, in its place, the humid sweltering feeling that comes with summer. The difference that twenty-four hours can make sometimes.Summer came late too. Until mid-April, the … [Read more...]

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Killer coffee (totally unrelated to slimming)

Search Google for "killer coffee" and among the top results link to an article about a slimming coffee that contains a carcinogenic ingredient.This is a coffee cocktail, not the slimming coffee that purportedly contains carcinogens. This is a smooth and delicious … [Read more...]

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Tablea coffee

My love affair with tsokolate tablea seems to be in full swing. Don't ask me why -- I wasn't even an avid fan until recently. Now, I can't get enough of the chocolate-y goodness. And after having consumed the tube of tablea that a friend gave me, I resolve to go to the … [Read more...]

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Cajun coffee

In trying to learn the origin of this recipe, specifically, why mixing molasses with coffee would characterize it as "Cajun", I found out that there is a distinction between Creole and Cajun cooking. From Ochef: In broad terms, Creole cooking is city cooking, based on … [Read more...]