For many, coffee is a necessity, for others, it’s an indulgence. Whatever coffee might be for you, there is no denying that the different blends, brews, and caffeinated concoctions can be very enticing to the senses.
These days, coffee shops and cafés have all come up with their own signature coffee creations that can satisfy even the most discriminating of tastes. While it’s always exciting to fall in line and pay a few dollars to sample some of their brand new blends, there are ways you can enjoy a blissful cup of creatively crafted coffee from the comfort of your home.
Find out how you can recreate 10 of the best coffee concoctions made by bloggers in your very own kitchen.
Pumpkin Spiced Coffee by Don’t Waste the Crumbs
Pumpkin spice coffee is one of the most popular menu options throughout coffee shops worldwide thanks to its fun flavor and unique taste. Thanks to this easy 3 step recipe by Tiffany, you can make the perfect pumpkin spice coffee at home.
Simply brew your morning blend as you normally would, but this time, add a teaspoon of pumpkin spice along with the coffee grounds. Before you start the brew, put in two tablespoons of honey into your empty carafe – and viola!
Peppermint Mocha Brownies by Peach and Plenty
Who says coffee is only good for drinks?
The people over at Peach and Plenty prove that coffee can indeed become the perfect addition to sweet pastry treats like brownies.
This particular brownie recipe calls for the use of coffee to come up with delicious peppermint mocha creations, ideal for Christmases, parties, or simple Saturdays at home when you just feel like having a sweet treat.
Chocolate Chip Coffee Toffee Cookies by A Dish of Daily Life
Take a different spin on your traditional chocolate chip cookies by throwing in a dash of coffee grounds for the ultimate coffee toffee cookie variant.
This smart creation by A Dish of Daily Life teaches you how to create the perfect chocolate chip cookies… with a caffeinated twist!
Prepare a batch of these blissful bites the next time you throw an afternoon party at your place.
Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Pork and Greens
Those who need an extra shot of wakefulness in the morning usually run to espresso.
If you prefer chewing on your morning pick me up rather than chugging it down, you would love these espresso chocolate chunk cookies. This particular recipe allows home kitchen bakers to create delicious, rich, dark, and flavorful espresso cookies generously packed with sweet chocolate chunks perfect to kiss away those morning blues.
Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins by The Blissful Balance
Blending together rich, smooth, coffee flavors with sweet, soft, and subtle notes of chocolate, this muffin recipe is probably the ultimate dessert creation for those who want their coffee and breakfast packed into one delicious treat.
Prepare these bad boys before you go to work in the morning and change the way you start your mornings with a fresh batch of chocolate chip coffee muffins.
Dairy Free Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer by Running with Spoons
So, maybe you like your coffee creamy but you just don’t like adding in that extra dash of dairy. No problem! This dairy free peppermint mocha coffee creamer will ensure that your morning blend is as creamy as you want it to be, with a peppermint flavor bonus sure to stir up your senses and prepare you for the day ahead.
Coffee Donuts by Hint of Vanilla
Well, it’s been a long time coming. There have been too many donuts and coffee stereotypes that this was just bound to happen.
Create your very own coffee donuts with this blissful blend of delicious ingredients, and make it possible to keep one hand free during your morning run.
White Russian Affogato by Hungry Girl Porvida
Creamy, cold, captivating; these are just some of the words used to describe the delicious creation that is the white Russian affogato.
Serve this up as an adult dessert the next time you host a dinner party and watch your guests swoon to this delectable dessert dish.
Chocolate Caramel Espresso Martini by Whole and Heavenly Oven
Coffee and alcohol? It’s possible! Satisfy your coffee craving and treat yourself with this alcoholic coffee espresso.
Keep it subtle or make it strong by adjusting the liquor as you please. Just make sure you don’t drink a glass before your morning shift.
A Twist on Traditional Lattes by Apple of My Eye
A latte, by definition, is a mixture of espresso and hot steamed milk.
Christine’s latte concoction makes use of the same mixture but incorporates a third, unlikely ingredient into the mix which makes her latte a lot more enjoyable that any other store bought creation you’re bound to find.
The big difference? Honey. Simply add a tablespoon of honey into your latte and enjoy a world of delectable difference.