6 Coffee Drinks Ideas for The Holidays

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    Many people like a good coffee drink during the holidays. Coffee can keep a person warm cold day. It can also help a person get into the holiday spirits and enjoy a good drink with some good people. There are some coffee drinks that can remind a person of the holidays.holiday coffee drinks recipes

     

    These coffee recipes can bring holiday cheer to the home.

    Gingerbread Latte

    ½ cup molasses
    ¼ cup brown sugar
    ½ tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp ginger
    ¾ tsp cinnamon
    Coffee

    Mix all of the dry ingredient together. Cover the mixture. Allow them to sit in the refrigerator for a period of 10 minutes. Put around ¼ cup of coffee into each of the mugs for the people that will be enjoying a cup. Add a tablespoon of this mixture to the cup and stir until it becomes well dissolved. A person can than add milk if they choose to. This cup of coffee is both festive and tasty.

    Christmas Spiced Coffee

    This coffee has a nice spicy taste to it. There is enough coffee here for eight people to enjoy. To make this coffee the following ingredients are going to be needed:
    ¾ cup whipped cream, chilled
    1 cup of ground coffee
    2tsp cinnamon
    1 ½ tbs. powdered sugar
    5tsp cardamom
    1 tsp nutmeg
    1 tbs brandy
    1 tbs sugar
    7 cups water

    To make the coffee use an electric mixer and beat the whipping cream until it is soft and forms peaks. Add the powered sugar as well as the brandy. Beat once again until peaks form. In a coffee filer mix the coffee grinds, cardamom, sugar, cinnamon, as well as the nutmeg and gently mix. Using the coffee maker make a pot of coffee as usual. Serve the coffee with a touch of the whipped cream on top.

    Special Christmas Coffee

    This is another great coffee drink with some sweetness as well as some spice. To prepare this coffee the following ingredients are going to be needed:
    10 cups of coffee
    ½ cup sugar
    1/3 cup water
    ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
    ¼ tsp cinnamon
    ¼ tsp nutmeg
    Whipped cream to top it off
    In a saucepan heat the water until it comes to a boil. Add the sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, and the nutmeg. Allow the mixture to come back to a boil. Add the coffee to this mixture. Into cups and topped with the whipped cream.

    Chocolate Coffee Drink

    1 ½ cup milk
    2/3 cup sugar
    ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 strip of orange peel
    2 cups of strong coffee
    ¼ cup cold heavy cream
    Cocoa for a garnish

    To make this recipe in a small saucepan mix the milk, sugar, and the cocoa. Cook until the mixture is smooth. Add the cinnamon, orange peel and bring the mixture to a simmer. Stir the mixture so the cocoa does not stick to the pan. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove the mixture from the heat. Cover. Allow the mixture to rest for 10 minutes. In a bowl whip the whipped cream until it forms soft peaks. Strain the coffee mixture. Add 2 cups of the hot coffee. Put this into mugs and top with a little bit of whipped cream.

    Peppermint Coffee

    Peppermint is a nice flavor for the holidays. Nothing said the holidays season like a nice burst of peppermint. This recipe is made by the cup.
    6oz of brewed coffee
    1 scoop of peppermint ice cream
    To make this coffee drinks put the coffee into a mug and add the ice cream. Stir the coffee until the ice cream melts. This drink can be garnished if desired with whipped cream and peppermint candy.

    Chocolate Mint Cappuccino

    This coffee drink has the mint feel of the holidays and will provide a nice warming sensation to it. This drink is made by the cup. To make this coffee drink the following ingredients are going to be needed:
    ½ cup milk
    2ts peppermint flavored syrup
    2tb chocolate flavored syrup
    ¼ cup of coffee
    Chocolate curls for a garnish

    To make this recipe put the milk in the microwave and microwave on high for 1 minute. The milk should be hot but not boiling. Using an electric mixer beat the milk until it becomes thick. Let the milk rest for a moment and then beat until it becomes thick and foamy. Microwave the peppermint and the chocolate syrup in the microwave for a period of 20 seconds. Add the milk to the syrups. Put the coffee in a cup. Add the syrup. Garnish with the chocolate curls.

    Easy Vanilla Latte

    This vanilla flavored latte is easy to make. It is great to make by the pot so that many people can sit and enjoy this holiday drink. To make this simple latte the following ingredients are going to be needed:
    2 cups of freshly brewed coffee
    3 cups of milk
    2 tsp vanilla extract

    Put the prepared coffee into six coffee mugs. In a saucepan heat up the milk until it is warm. Using a whisk mix the milk so it becomes foamy. Remove from the heat. Add to the vanilla. Add the mixture to the coffee and stir it right away.

    These are some of the great holiday coffee drinks that a family can share. These drinks are warm and satisfying. They will make the holidays a really joyous occasion.

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