Why should coffee only be drunk warm and with milk?
Anyone who has ever drank a coffee cocktail, knows coffee taste also cold and fantastic without milk. Today, I’ll take you one step further and test what you can do with coffee, all without alcohol and in good health.
With freshly squeezed Juice
- Sounds funny, but harmonizes especially with fruity African coffee very well.
- Just make coffee as a cold brew, cold drip or filter coffee, cool and add 50/50 with freshly squeezed juice on ice.
- You can use juices like banana juice, mango juice, guava juice, passion fruit juice, orange juice.
Banana Coconut Coffee Shake
- Brew and chill 1 cup of coffee (filter coffee or with a French Press).
- Puree 200 ml coffee with 1 banana and 125 g coconut milk yoghurt or coconut milk.
- Sweeten with 1 tbsp honey, agave or maple syrup.
- Fill into a glass, add 2 ice cubes and enjoy with a straw.
Beet Root Coffee
- mix 2 tsp of beetroot powder and with 50 ml of milk.
- Fill 2/3 of beetroot milk in a glass and add crushed ice.
- Carefully layer 20 ml of cold milk over it.
- Prepare coffee, e.g. with a Bialetti or French Press, sweeten, cool it and layer in the glass.
- Add another 50 ml of milk to the 1/3 of the beetroot milk to froth as coffee topping.
- Mix 1 tbsp turmeric powder with 120 ml water and bring to a boil in a saucepan.
- Add 15 g freshly grated ginger and a pinch of nutmeg and stir until a paste forms.
- Heat 350 ml almond milk and stir in the turmeric paste with a whisk.
- Stir in a pinch of cinnamon, 1 tsp of coconut oil and 1-2 tbsp of agave or maple syrup and simmer for 2 min.
- Then cool and fill in a glass on ice.
- Layer a chilled espresso and serve.
Add tonic water to ice cubes and top up with a coffee shot (either chilled filter coffee, cold drip or cold brew)
Coconut Water Coffee
Either you love or hate this combination. First of all you should not be averse to coconut water.
The preparation is simple: add coconut water to ice cubes and top up with a coffee shot (either chilled filter coffee, cold drip or cold brew)
As hip as avocados are, it was foreseeable that soon an #Avolatte will appear in the internet. However the combination of coffee and avocado is much older as this is a traditional drink in Indonesia. The recipe is here.
- Fill 2-4 cl of lavender flower syrup in a glass and top up with crashed ice.
- Layer cold brew or cold drip coffee.
- The flowery of the lavender flower syrup fits very well with African fruity coffee.
- Although this combination is not for everyone, is it the perfect base for 4 cl gin – and you get almost everyone convinced!