Espresso recipes are several things all at once. They are a unique method of coffee brewing of fine ground beans roasted darker brown than the American roast, good for the soul. Yet, people are
as diverse as their tastes and therefore the following should only be used as a
guide while experimenting.
- 1 teapsoon of sugar
- 1 jigger of Bushmills Irish Whiskey
- 2/3 cup of coffee or flavored Irish Cream coffee
- 1/4 cup of heavy cream, lightly whipped
Pre-heat the glass with hot water. Dump the water out and add the hot coffee
with the teaspoon of sugar and stir. Add the jigger of whiskey, and top with
the whipping cream. Dark coffee's are best for this recipe.
Spiced Orange Coffee
- 1 teaspoon fresh, grated orange peel
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 5 whole cloves
- Regular amount of your usual coffee or try Swiss Chocolate Orange flavored
Add the above ingredients together and brew as normal. Place a slice of
orange at the bottom or your cup. Pour in coffee and add sugar and cream to
taste. Top with whipping cream and sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg and cinnamon
if so desired.
Mint Cocoa Coffee
- 1 ounce of chocolate mint liqueur
- Dash of shaved chocolate
- Whipping cream (optional)
- Regular coffee or try Dutch Chocolate Decaf flavored coffee
Brew your regular coffee, add the 1 ounce of liqueur into your cup. Add some
whipping cream if desired and sprinkle with shaved chocolate.
- 1 pint of coffee ice cream
- 2 teaspoons finely ground coffee
- 1/2 cup light rum (optional)
- 4 to 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
- Instant coffee powder
Spoon coffee ice cream into blender. Add rum and finely ground coffee. Blend
on high until creamy smooth. Pour into tall glasses, adding a scoop of the
vanilla ice cream to each glass. Sprinkle lightly with instant coffee powder.
- 1 cup of freshly brewed coffee
- 1 pint of vanilla ice cream, softened
- 6 tablespoons of chocolate syrup
- 1 cup prepared cold coffee
Blend hot coffee and chocolate syrup in blender. Blend until smooth. Cool the
mixture to room temperature. Pour the mixture into a medium bowl. Add the
softened ice cream and cold coffee. With a rotary beater, beat until smooth.
Spoon into tall glasses and serve immediately.
- 1 cup of coffee or try Pumpkin Spice flavored coffee
- 1 egg yoke
- 1/2 cup of cream
- Dash of nutmeg
Beat the sugar and egg yoke together. Place cream in a saucepan and heat over
low setting, do not burn. Wisk the egg mixture into the warmed cream, heat until
hot. Add coffee to mugs and top with the cream mixture. Garnish the coffee with
Other Classic Recipes:
A mix of an equal amount of espresso and steamed milk, served in a demitasse cup
topped with rich, thick milk foam.
Espresso, mixed with rich steamed milk and foam.
Espresso, mixed with rich steamed milk and topped with milk foam poured down the
Espresso, rich sweet gourmet chocolate mixed with steamed milk and topped with
A mix of espresso and hot water.
A single shot of espresso (1 oz. to 1-1/2 oz.) served in a demitasse cup with
sugar on the side.
Espresso served with a twist of thin slice of lemon.
Espresso, marked (macchiato) with a small amount of milk foam.
Espresso Con Panna
Espresso with whipped cream on top.
Same as latte, except with half and half milk.
Restricted: 3/4 oz. espresso.
Long: 1-1/2 oz. to 2-1/4 oz. espresso.
Double: 2 to 3 oz. espresso using a double filter.
Ice, milk and espresso poured on top.
Ice, milk mixed with sweet gourmet chocolate, espresso and whipped cream on top.
Ice, approximately 2 oz. of Italian flavor and seltzer, whipped cream optional.
Italian Crème Soda
Same as above, plus 1/2 oz. half and half
Steamed milk with 1 oz. to 2 oz. flavor.
Sweet gourmet chocolate with steamed milk and topped with whipped cream.
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