Creative Coffee Drinks To Try At Home

Trying or even creating new recipes in your kitchen can be so much fun. One thing to try is Monin Coffee Syrup because recipes aren’t just for food creations. Coffee creations are loved by many. According to howstuffworks.com, “coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year.”

An important factor in a variety of coffee drinks is a coffee maker. Coffee makers come in different models. You can find them in many culinary brick and mortar stores or online. The Tassimo BrewBot is ready to brew and easy to use. Just fill the water tank to the max line, slide back in its place, then add the coffee of your choosing, close the lid, and hit that start button. Before you know it, you will have a delicious cup of coffee. The full review can be found here.

You can also find plenty of recipes for cocktails, mocktails, and coffee drinks too. These can be fun to try at home by yourself or when inviting friends over. There is a vast array of syrups and recipes to use in Monin’s website. Some of our favorites are:

Classic Iced Coffee

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Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 1 oz. Monin Iced Coffee Concentrate
  • 7 oz. Cold Milk
  • 16 oz. Tall or Pint Glass

Instructions

  1. Fill the 16 oz. tall or pint glass with ice. Then pour ingredients into the 16 oz. tall or pint glass in the order listed above. Stir gently. Add garnish if desired and serve immediately.

Lavender Honey Fields

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Monin Iced Coffee Concentrate
  • 1/4 oz. Monin Lavender Syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Monin Honey Organic Sweetener
  • 5 oz. Milk
  • 1 Lavender Sprig
  • 16 oz. Tall or Pint Glass

Instructions

  1. Fill 16 oz. tall or pint glass full of ice. Pour ingredients into the 16 oz. tall or pint glass in order listed. Stir gently to mix. Add lavender sprig for garnish and serve immediately.

Strawberry Dipped Mocha

Strawberry Dipped Mocha Creative Coffee Drinks To Try At Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz. Monin Strawberry Syrup
  • 1 oz. Monin Dark Chocolate Sauce
  • 2 Shot(s) Espresso
  • 7 oz. Steamed Milk
  • Whipped Cream
  • 1 Strawberry
  • 16 oz. Mug

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except milk, into 16 oz. mug. Stir and set aside. Steam milk in pitcher. Pour steamed milk into 16 oz. mug, stirring gently. Garnish with whipped cream, Monin Dark Chocolate Sauce, and a strawberry.

Iced Bourbon and Coffee

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Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 5/4 oz. Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Monin Iced Coffee Concentrate
  • 3 oz. Half & Half
  • Cinnamon Powder
  • Whipped Cream
  • 14 oz. Glass

Instructions

  1. Fill the 14 oz. glass with ice. Pour ingredients into the cocktail shaker in the order listed above. Add the ice from the 14 oz. glass to the cocktail shaker. Then cap, shake, and pour back into 14 oz. glass. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon powder and serve.

Another recipe to try if you are feeling adventurous and maybe a little fancy is: 

Nomad Espresso Martini

 Creative Coffee Drinks To Try At Home

Ingredients

  • 1-ounce Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
  • 3/4-ounce Cold Brew Concentrate, such as Stumptown
  • 3/4-ounce Vodka
  • 1/2-ounce Aquavit, preferably Linie
  • 1/2-ounce Cane Syrup
  • 5 drops Saline Solution (1-part kosher salt to 100 parts water), or a small dash of kosher salt
  • Coupe glass(es)

Instructions

  1. Combine the listed ingredients in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe glass.

This coffee-based cocktail has been featured in the New York Times article, “New Liqueurs Adopt the Buzz of Coffee Culture.”

You can’t go wrong with coffee. As stated above, it is the most popular beverage in the world. You can only make it better by twisting tradition a bit and putting your own spin on recipes. Try out your creations on friends and get their honest opinions. It might even be better to get the opinions of strangers. They will be honest in their critique.