Coffee has potentially various health benefits like promoting healthy heart; it also gives a jumpstart to your soul every morning to keep you energetic throughout the day. But caffeine can cause insomnia and restlessness if taken above recommended amount i.e. 400 mg, roughly 4 cups of coffee. So the bottomline is coffee should be taken in moderate degree. Now let’s see simple coffee recipes that are a boon to busy moms.
Iced coffee is so easy to make that within few minutes you can whip up this bittersweet energy boost which will give you refreshment and make ready to do work.
Coffee ice cubes, 1-½ cups of strong brewed coffee, 2-3 tablespoons of coffee creamer or ¼-½ cup milk, sweeteners(like sugar, coffee syrups, honey).
Initially brew coffee without milk and freeze them for making coffee ice cubes. Now place these ice cubes in the bottom of 2 glasses. Fill with strong brewed coffee and stir in milk or coffee creamer.Add sweeteners as per your taste and serve immediately.
Coffee Imperial is one my favorite delicious coffees whose taste will bring coolness to your entire body from inside and out.
2 cinnamon sticks, 3 cups freshly brewed strong coffee, ¼ cup heavy cream, crushed ice, and cinnamon, whipped cream, sugar as per taste.
Brew a strong coffee. Add cinnamon sticks to this hot coffee, and leave it. Remove cinnamon after one hour and add sugar as per taste. Also add heavy cream. Chill the mixture before serving and then pour it into two tall glasses. Fill with crushed ice, top with whipped cream, and sprinkle some cinnamon.
Irish coffee is best to be taken after an exhaustive work schedule. This coffee will make you feel calm and remove all the work stress.
Irish Coffee, 120 ml of strong black coffee, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 2-4 tablespoons heavy cream, nutmeg.
Pour Coffee in glass, then add strong coffee and brown sugar as per requirement. Stir to combine them well.
Stir the heavy cream vigorously and do not wipe as the idea is to have frothy cream.
Gently float this cream on the coffee and sprinkle some nutmeg or cinnamon on it.
Black Magic Coffee
This mug of sugar-free coffee will let you escape this busy world and make you vanish into your own thoughts. This simple recipe can be used as a regular Coffee.
300 ml freshly brewed hot coffee, ⅓ teaspoon of hazelnut, chocolate and sugar free cubes.
Pour freshly brewed hot coffee into a tall latte mug. Add all the extracts and sugar free cubes and stir. Enjoy!
Spicy Iced Thai Coffee
Spicy Iced Thai coffee is a high calories drink of 178 calories which will let you to skip meal. It is a delicious recipe with little extra efforts but who thinks of efforts when you love preparing it!
1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee, ¼ teaspoon dried coriander freshly ground into powder, 2-3 tablespoons, 4 coffee ice cubes, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, 1 tablespoon heavy cream and 5 cardamom pods freshly ground into powder.
Brew 1 cup of hot strong coffee.
Now add cinnamon, cardamom and coriander to the condensed milk and stir well to combine them all.
Now add this spicy mixture to the hot coffee as per required sweetness. Now put it in a jar and then chill.
While serving, place 3-4 coffee ice cubes in a tall glass and pour spicy chilled coffee over top. Now carefully float the heavy cream on top of the coffee. Garnish with cinnamon and serve yourself !
Turkish Coffee is famous for its preparation in an Ibrik and is usually served in Demitasse cups. Unlike other Coffee recipes, instead of adding sugar after brewing, we add sugar during brewing process.
1 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon of ground Arabic coffee, a sprinkle of powdered cardamom, sugar (if required).
Boil water and sugar in Ibrik (or a small saucepan).
Remove from heat and add extra fine ground coffee and cardamom.
Bring Ibrik to heat and boil it again. Reduce the heat when Coffee foams and again bring coffee to heat till it foams. It should be served with foam.
Pour coffee into cup and let the grounds settle. Enjoy!
Steaming Mocha Cocoa
This is an instant delicious coffee recipe. It has a balanced sweet taste of Coffee, Cocoa and Vanilla.
1 cup milk, 1 tablespoon Cocoa, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, ½ tablespoon ground coffee, and ½ teaspoon vanilla extract.
Place all ingredients together in a small saucepan and heat. Whisk it using blender until steaming. Strain and serve in a mug.
Creamy Iced Vanilla Caramel Coffee
Creamy Iced Vanilla Caramel Coffee is so refreshing that you will even prefer making it in winter. It looks so delicious that watching it served itself will make your stomach feel full.
4 cups brewed coffee, 1 cup milk, ⅓ cup french vanilla non-dairy coffee creamer, caramel ice cream topping as per taste, 3 cups crushed ice, canned whipped cream.
Blend all ingredients using blender until ice is smooth.
Pour into tall glasses, and top with a blob of whipped cream and enjoy.
This is an effortless readymade coffee for you. It is the lowest calories drink with less than 10 kcal.
1 lemon wedge, white sugar, 15 ml cherry flavoured, 1 cup strong freshly brewed coffee, 1 tablespoon whipped cream.
Apply lemon wedge around the coffee mug rim, and dip it in white sugar.
Fill with strong freshly brewed hot coffee and combine. Garnish drink using whipped cream to float over it and serve.
Coffee Jello is a delicious drink with less calories. This coffee will amaze you with its extreme naughty bittersweet taste. It is a combination of hot and cold coffee but ultimately served chilled. It is great to be served in kitty parties or small meetings.
2 envelopes unflavoured gelatin, ½ cup Kahlua (or cold coffee), 3 cups freshly brewed hot coffee, ¼ cup sugar(as per required sweetness), and a pinch of salt.
Priorly, combine gelatin and cold coffee in a large bowl and leave it for 10 minutes to soften.
Add hot coffee, salt and sugar to it, and stir until the ingredients are completely dissolved and mixture is clear.
Pour it into 8 cups and chill until set. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and serve.
Spanish coffee is based on Tia Maria Coffee liqueur. It is originally made in Jamaica using Jamaican coffee beans.
15 ml Tia Maria coffee liqueur, 180 ml freshly brewed hot coffee, whipped cream and cherries.
Pour hot Coffee and top with whipped cream and cherries. Sit on a couch and enjoy!
Italian Coffee makes you slurp once you start drinking it. It is served chilled and can be prepared even by children.
45 ml almond flavoured liqueur, 2 tablespoons coffee ice cream, 1 cup coffee, 1 pinch ground coriander.
Combine coffee ice cream, coffee, and almond flavoured liqueur in a Coffee mug.
Sprinkle ground coriander to garnish and serve.
This foamy piquant Coffee will give you Santa Claus’ white moustache while sipping it. You can never forget its taste ones you sip it.
2 tablespoons Chocolate flavoured liqueur, 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar, 120 ml freshly brewed Coffee, 2 tablespoons whipping cream, ½ teaspoon instant Coffee granules.
Pour Chocolate flavoured liqueur into a mug. Then add hot Coffee and sugar to it. Stir well to combine them all. Pour whipping cream carefully to float it on top. Sprinkle some Coffee granules on top.
Traditional Bahraini Cardamom Coffee
Traditional Bahraini Cardamom Coffee is an authentic way of preparing Coffee in Bahrain. It has the most eccentric taste among other recipes of coffee. Usually, light/medium roasted Gulf Coffee Beans are used but if you cannot get it then use lightly roasted Coffee Beans.
900 ml water (4 cups), 3 tablespoons gulf coffee, 1 teaspoon ground cardamom, ½ teaspoon saffron, and 2 tablespoons rose water.
Boil water in a vessel.
Add the Coffee, cardamom, and saffron and stir well to combine them all. Keep simmer uncovered on low temperature for 3 minutes.
Strain to blend it well.
Boil the mixture again and add rose water after removing it from the heat. It is generally served in Semitasse cups with dates, pastries or dry fruits.
Café Latte is one of the most easiest recipes which will give your tongue a new coffee taste. It is served hot but some like to sip it chilled as well by adding sweeteners.
¼ cup of freshly brewed Espresso, and ¾ cup of steamed milk.
Brew Espresso and then pour both ingredients together at the same time into a glass.
The name suggests the perfect meaning of this coffee; as sipping it will take you to your own fantasy world. So let’s prepare it before we fantasize about it. It looks so dull compared to other recipes but it tastes surprisingly well.
45 ml Bailey’s Irish cream, 45 ml cold coffee, and 100 ml milk.
Pour all the ingredients into a mug and stir it a little to combine them all. And yes, it’s ready to serve.
Most probably you have no idea about the country Tahiti. But we don’t even need to know about it other than this coffee recipe. It is among the top three of coffees for its taste. It gives a kick to the head when you drink this awesome coffee.
1 ½ cup freshly brewed strong coffee,1 tablespoon sugar, low-fat vanilla ice cream as per required, and 4 cinnamon sticks.
Pour hot Coffee and sugar into a pitcher, and stir really well to combine them all until sugar dissolves.
Serve in mugs and top with ice cream (2 tablespoons each mug). Garnish using cinnamon sticks and enjoy.
Gaelic Iced Coffee
This mint flavoured coffee will chill the entire body before it finishes. This is the most instant and refreshing Coffee ever found.
20 ml Bailey’s Irish cream, 45 ml chocolate flavoured liqueur, 60 ml milk, 1 teaspoon instant coffee, whipped cream, crème de menthe.
Combine instant coffee and other ingredients into a shaker.
Shake madly to dissolve coffee crystals.
Place ice cubes into a tall glass and pour mixture over it. Top with whipped cream and drizzle green crème de menthe over it. Enjoy!
Red Eye Coffee
Red Eye coffee as the name suggests is the most instant, and efficacious coffee ever to keep eyes awake and will never allow to sleep.
30 ml espresso, 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee.
Combine them in a glass and enjoy!