Quick cold-brew recipes to beat the heat
Working from home has a lot of people missing their usual coffee breaks during office or their cup of gossip with their buddies.Author : Sunaina
Fret not, if you like the refreshing taste of cold brew coffee, here are a few recipes to try out at home, which will make you feel no less than a seasoned barista.
PEPPERMINT MOCHA COLD BREW
1 cup cold brew
8 coconut milk ice cubes
1/4 tsp peppermint syrup
2 Tbsp light chocolate syrup
1 Tbsp cocoa powder
Pour your coconut milk (or any milk) into an ice cube tray - you'll need at least 8-10 - cover with plastic wrap and freeze. Add all ingredients to a blender and mix until well combined, adding an extra milk ice cube if needed. Taste and adjust flavors as needed. Serve immediately or chill/freeze for later. Whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and fresh mint make lovely toppings.
Note: You can use light coconut milk or other milk, but full-fat coconut will yield a creamier frappe. Plus, it's vegan friendly.
CINNAMON DOLCE COLD BREW
For the cinnamon dolce coffee syrup:
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup water
1 5-inch cinnamon stick
For the iced coffee:
Ice or coffee ice cubes
1 cup Cold Brew
2 tablespoons cinnamon dolce syrup (recipe below)
For the cinnamon dolce coffee syrup: Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and set over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally until heated through and the sugar has dissolved about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick. Keeps refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
For the iced coffee: Fill a tall glass with ice cubes. Add coffee concentrate, 2 tablespoons of cinnamon dolce syrup (add less or more depending on your preference), and a half to the desired point of creaminess. Drop-in a straw and serve.
MOCHA COLD BREW SHAKE
1/2 cup milk
1 cup strong brewed coffee, chilled
10 ml chocolate sauce
10 ml vanilla syrup
Optional: 1 scoop chocolate ice cream
1/2 tsp sea salt
In a blender or shaker, combine all ingredients. Blend or shake until completely mixed. In a tall glass, fill with ice and pour drink over.
Recipes by Lavazza India.