Whether you depend on coffee to wake up and function on a day to day basis, or you just like the taste incorporated into your food, there are many ways you can enjoy the taste and effects of this extremely popular bean in many ways. Cooking with coffee is a great way to enjoy the flavours and the effects in a new and delicious way. Mixing coffee with other flavours such as chocolate doesn’t only benefit the taste of your recipe or fancy drink, but it also enhances the taste of the item it is being mixed with. If would like to learn more, then here are 5 great recipes you should consider if you are a coffee lover.

Irish Coffee

Irish coffee consists of hot coffee, sugar, and Irish Whisky. This Irish cocktail tends to be a popular choice for St Patrick’s Day but can be enjoyed at any social event. First, you should brew a black coffee of your choice using your usual coffee pods and pour it into a tall, hot glass. Next, add sugar and mix it in until it has dissolved. Once this is completed, pour in the whiskey and stir. Finally, pour whipped cream on top and serve. If your usual coffee pods tend to be a bit expensive, simply look for cheaper compatible alternatives, like these third-party Nespresso coffee pods.

Cappuccino French Toast

What is a better way to enjoy your morning cup of coffee than with some coffee-inspired French toast? This recipe consists of milk and coffee-soaked French toast, stuffed with melted chocolate and topped with a coffee-flavoured cream. You can finish this dish off with a dusting of chocolate powder. If you love French toast and you love coffee, then this cappuccino French toast is definitely a dish you should consider starting your day with.

Espresso Martini

If you love coffee and you enjoy a drink, then this is a recipe you must try. An espresso martini is a perfect addition to any office party, an out of work event or social occasion. It is the most famous coffee cocktail out there and this is how you can make it - first, you will need to add ice, vodka, liqueur and coffee into a cocktail shaker, then shake it for 20 seconds. Once mixed, strain the contents into a chilled glass. Top with coffee beans and serve immediately.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

This irresistible beverage is something that all coffee lovers will be familiar with and should be enjoyed all year round. To make it, first, you will need to pour 2 shots of espresso into a mug, then add 2 tablespoons of pumpkin flavouring and 3 teaspoons of cinnamon. Next, you need to steam the milk and pour it into the coffee. The contents should be mixed until the pumpkin has dissolved. Finally, top with whipped cream and nutmeg and enjoy.

Mocha Cupcakes

When you are craving a bit of chocolate and you fancy a cupcake, then a mocha toffee fudge cupcake is definitely the way forward. The best part about this coffee-based treat is that you can use your own perfected cupcake recipe. All you need to do is add your own twist by adding your own coffee into the chocolate cupcake batter and making a mocha buttercream and fudge pieces to top it off. This recipe is perfect for coffee lovers with a sweet tooth and the flavours really do complement each other.

Coffee has become so popular over recent years that people are doing whatever they can to find a way to enjoy it. This can be as part of a tasty beverage or adding it into a delicious meal or snack.

Whatever you choose to do, if you love the taste, you will definitely enjoy these recipes.

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