Four Unique Coffee Recipes To Start Your Morning


When it comes to coffee, everyone has their favorite roast, brewing method and way that they prefer it served. Whether you're a cream and sugar fanatic or you prefer yours straight from the pot, it's likely to be the only way you drink your coffee. If you're looking to change things up a bit, here are a few great recipes for different types of coffee to start your morning in a whole new way.

Mocha Float

Pour your coffee into a large mug, filling the mug only about three-quarters of the way. Add a splash of vanilla extract and a tablespoon of cocoa powder. Stir it to dissolve the cocoa powder in the hot coffee. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in the cup and let it start to melt. The end result will be a creamy, chocolate-flavored coffee float.

Bullet-Proof Coffee

This coffee blend requires the use of a blender, but you are likely to be amazed by the final result. Pour eight ounces or so of coffee into the blender, then add a teaspoon or two of liquid coconut oil and a tablespoon of unsalted butter. Blend the whole thing together to get a rich, creamy cup of coffee. The fat molecules in the coconut oil and butter emulsify in the coffee to produce this amazing texture and flavor.

Flawless Iced Mocha

Fill an ice cube tray with fresh-brewed and chilled coffee and freeze it for a couple of hours, or until solid. Fill a glass with coffee cubes, then pour enough brewed coffee to fill the glass just over halfway. Top it off with milk and then add a splash of chocolate syrup for the mocha flavor.

Coconut Iced Coffee

Pour a cup of coconut water into a large glass of ice. Top it with chilled strong coffee, then stir together. Add a splash of vanilla and a touch of sugar if you want it sweeter. You can also turn this into a mocha coconut iced coffee by using coconut milk instead of coconut water, then add a tablespoon or so of chocolate syrup.

Sometimes, the newest coffee trend is just what you need to get your morning off to a great start. If you're looking for something different for your morning cup of Joe, consider one of these coffee recipes. As an alternative, your local coffee shop is likely to have many local favorites as well as some unique blends that may be just what you're looking for.


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