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Tasty Hot Beverages to Enjoy Throughout the Holiday Season

A hot cup of coffee or mug of tea is delightful for staying warm throughout the chilly holiday season but a fancy hot drink made right at home can make your day even brighter.

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Peppermint Patty

This delightful treat is inspired by the popular minty, mocha drink from that overpriced coffee shop. Make this one at home and skip the lines and high prices.

Ingredients

1 ounce Monin Peppermint Syrup 

1 1/2 ounce Monin Chocolate Sauce 

1 shot Espresso 

4 ounces Steamed Milk

Whipped Cream

Dark Chocolate Shavings

Candy Cane (optional)

Directions

In a 12-ounce mug, pour your Monin Peppermint Syrup and Chocolate Sauce. Add your espresso and steamed milk and stir to blend. Top with fresh whipped cream and dark chocolate shavings. Garnish with a candy cane if you like.

Blackberry Mint Tea

For something a little lighter and refreshing try this tea-based drink.

Ingredients

1/4 ounce Monin Frosted Mint Syrup 

1/2 ounce Monin Blackberry Syrup 

Black Tea

Mint Sprig (optional)

Directions

Make a cup of tea by steeping 2 tablespoons loose-leaf tea in 10 ounces of water. In a 12-ounce mug add your Monin Frosted Mint and Blackberry Syrups. Add your steeped tea and stir to blend. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Cinnamon French Toast Latte

For a yummy breakfast coffee choice, try this sweet and spicy choice.

Ingredients

1/4 ounce Monin Toasted Marshmallow Syrup

1/2 ounce Monin Cinnamon Syrup 

1 shot Espresso 

5 ounces Steamed Milk

Whipped Cream (optional)

Cinnamon for Garnish (optional)

Directions

Add all ingredients to a 12-ounce mug and blend. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon if you like.

Snowman Latte

This will warm you up after playing in the snow!

Ingredients

1 ounce Monin White Chocolate Syrup 

3/4 ounce Monin Almond (Orgeat) Syrup 

1 shot Espresso

5 ounces Steamed Milk

Directions

Combine all ingredients and stir to blend. Make it "skinny" with Monin Sugar-Free White Chocolate Syrup and Monin Sugar-Free Almond Syrup

Toasted Marshmallow Steamer

Sometimes you want something warm and toasty but without the caffeine. Try this steamer for a wintry warmer.

Ingredients

3/4 ounce Monin Toasted Marshmallow Syrup 

11 ounces Steamed Milk

Directions

Add both ingredients to a 12-ounce mug and enjoy.

Twice as Nice Cocoa

Not just for kids, try this delicious cocoa version.

Ingredients

1/2 ounce Monin Dark Chocolate Sauce 

1/2 ounce Monin White Chocolate Sauce 

11 ounces Steamed Milk

Directions

Combine all three ingredients in a 12-ounce mug and enjoy.

Vanilla Maple Spice Latte

This delicious latte will be a new favorite.

Ingredients

1/4 ounce Monin Maple Spice Syrup 

1/4 ounce Monin Vanilla Syrup 

1 shot Espresso 

5 ounces Steamed Milk

Directions

Combine Monin Maple Spice and Vanilla Syrups to your 12-ounce mug. Add a shot of espresso and top with steamed milk.

Which of these are you most looking forward to trying?

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