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How to Make Flavored Coffee

YUM! Regular coffee is loved by people the world over. But, few learn how to make flavored coffees at home. Here are several coffee recipes for flavored coffees like Irish Coffee, Espresso, Iced coffee and more.

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Coffee Recipes... Get your day going right

Creamy Iced Coffee
1 c Chilled brewed coffee, made double-strength
2 tb Confectioners' sugar (rounded tablespoons)
3 c Chopped ice
Combine the coffee, sugar, and ice, and blend until creamy.

Creamy Irish Coffee
4 c Strong fresh coffee
1/4 c Sugar
1/2 c Irish whiskey
1 c Whipping cream
2 tb Sugar
2 tb Irish whiskey
Place 4 cups of strong fresh coffee in a saucepan with 1/4 cup of sugar, or to taste. Add 1/2 cup Irish Whiskey and heat thoroughly but do not boil. (Scotch, Bourbon or other whiskeys could be used.) Meanwhile whip 1 cup whipping cream until light. Beat in 2 tb each of sugar and Irish whiskey. Pour coffee into mugs or goblets and pipe or spoon flavored cream on top.

Creamy Irish Coffee 2
1/3 c Irish cream liqueur
1 1/2 c Freshly brewed coffee
1/4 c Heavy cream, slightly sweetened and whipped, opt.
Divide the liqueur and coffee among two mugs. Top with poufs of whipped cream if desired. Serve at once.

Delicious Coffee Milk Shake
2 c Milk
2 tb Sugar
2 ts Instant coffee
3 tb Vanilla ice cream
Strong coffee; cold
Add ingredients in blender in order given and mix at high speed for 5 minutes or until blended. Pour into frosted glass.

Dinner Party Coffee
3 c Very hot decaffeinated
Coffee -- instant O.K.
2 tb Sugar
1/4 c Rum -- light OR dark
Combine very hot coffee, sugar and rum in heated pot. Makes 4-6 demitasse for 4-6. Double as needed.

Espresso Romano
1/4 c Finely Ground Coffee
1 1/2 c Cold Water
2 Strips Lemon Peel
Fill filter section of a steamed-pressure coffeepot with water. Place filter in base and screw on top portion of coffeepot. Heat over medium heat until coffee begins to bubble into top portion. Reduce heat to low and simmer until bubbling stops. Serve immediately. Garnish with lemon peel.

Fireside Coffee Mix--Flavored Coffee Creamer
2 c Nestle's quick
2 c Powdered coffee creamer
1/2 c Powdered sugar
3/4 ts Cinnamon
3/4 ts Nutmeg

Flavored Coffees (mocha)
1/4 c Powder nondairy creamer
1/3 c Sugar
2 tb Cocoa
1/4 c Dry instant coffee
Place all ingredients in mixer, beat at high until well blended. Mix 1 & 1/2 TB mix w/ 3/4 cup hot water. Store in air tight jar.

Frozen Cappuccino
2 Scoops vanilla frozen yogurt divided
1/2 c Milk
1 T Hershey's choc. milk mix
1 1/2 t Instant coffee granules
Place 1 scoop frozen yogurt, milk, chocolate milk mix and coffee granules in food processor or blender. Process 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into tall glass; top with remaining scoop of frozen yogurt.

Easy Iced Cafe Au Lait
2 1/4 c Cold freshly brewed coffee
2 c Milk
2 c Crushed ice
Sugar (opt)
Blend ingredients. Add sugar and continue blending until frothy. Pour over ice.

Iced Cinnamon Coffee
4 c Strong coffee (use 2 to 4 teaspoons instant to 1 c Boiling water
1 3" stick cinnamon, broken in pieces
1/2 c Heavy cream
Coffee syrup
Pour hot coffee over cinnamon pieces; cover and let stand about 1 hour. Remove cinnamon and stir in cream. Chill thoroughly.
To serve, pour into ice-filled glasses. Stir in desired amount of Coffee Syrup. If desired, top with sweetened whipped cream and sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Use cinnamon sticks and stirrers.

Original Iced Coffee
1/4 c Coffee; instant, regular or decaffeinated
1/4 c Sugar or low calorie sweeten
1 l Milk; cold
Dissolve instant coffee and sugar in hot water. Stir in 1 litre of cold milk and add ice. For mocha flavor, use chocolate milk and reduce the sugar to taste. For single serving: dissolve 1 tbsp of instant coffee and 2 tsp sugar in 1 tbsp hot water. Add 1 cup of cold milk and stir.


Maple Coffee
1 c Half-and-half
1/4 c Maple syrup
1 c Hot brewed coffee
Sweetened whipped cream
Cook half-and-half and maple syrup in a saucepan over medium heat, stiffing constantly, until thoroughly heated (do not boil). Stir in coffee, and serve with sweetened whipped cream.


Orange Cinnamon Coffee
1/4 c Ground coffee
1 tb Grated orange peel
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1 1/2 Cinnamon sticks
Place coffe and orange peel in blender or food processor fitted with steel blade. With processor running, add vanilla. Stop and scrape sides of container with a spatula. Process 10 seconds longer. Place mix in a small bowl and stir in cinnamon sticks. Store in refrigerator Yields:Mix for eight 6 ounce servings

Chaele is a WAHM. She is married to Paul and they have three children. She owns www.MomStateUniversity


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