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Winter Gourmet Coffee Recipes

Irish crème Cocoa This delight is sure to warm your body and your soul! What a treat to share at the office or with close friends! In a small saucepan, whisk together 3 oz Ghirardelli double chocolate hot cocoa mix, 3 cups gourmet coffee, ¼ cup half and half cream, 2 tablespoons Flavorganics Irish crème syrup, until cocoa powder is dissolved.  Heat through and pour into coffee mugs.  Top with fresh whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon. Mighty Magnificent Mocha Beautiful, yet easy enough to whip up when those surprise guests pop in. This mocha treat is one you can enjoy all winter long! In a sauce pan, combine 6 cups of gourmet hot coffee, ¾ cup half and half cream, 6 tablespoons Ghirardelli chocolate sauce, and 7 teaspoons sugar.  Cook while stirring over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and it is heated through.  Pour into six individual coffee mugs and top with fresh whipped cream and sprinkle with Ghirardelli cocoa. Eggnog coffee creation Warm and inviting, this smooth and delightful coffee beverage is incredibly comforting.  All the traditional flavors of the holiday are combined to bring you this easy to make beverage to share with friends and family.  Ready in minutes, its perfect for guests that drop in to wish you a Happy New Year! Pour ½ cup freshly roasted gourmet coffee into a coffee mug.  Fill remainder of mug with hot eggnog. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg. Garnish with cinnamon stick Perky Peppermint mocha Add a little zing to your Mocha with the fresh clean flavor of peppermint! Monin syrups are like nothing you’ve ever had before, with flavor that is clean and true, you’ll be surprised at all the recipes you find yourself adding a splash! In a saucepan with 6 cups freshly brewed gourmet coffee, melt 4 squares semi-sweet baking chocolate.  When chocolate is melted, add 1 ½ cup hot milk and 1 tablespoon Monin peppermint syrup and stir until blended. Pour into coffee mugs and garnish with a candy cane! Bejeweled Butterscotch coffee Watch your guests faces as you serve them this beautiful beverage, perfect for a tall clear glass, with the decoration on top! “Wow” is the reaction you are sure to get with this surprisingly easy recipe.  Go for it!  Add a little something special to your dessert coffee and enjoy the responses…we won’t tell them how easy it was! Melt ½ cup of butterscotch chips, stirring occasionally. Fill pastry or plastic bag with melted chips and insert #4 round tip or cut a corner in your baggie.  Pipe out a holiday design/word (which will set onto the whipped cream toping later) onto wax paper and refrigerate 10 minutes or until set. In a large bowl, combine 8 cups freshly brewed gourmet coffee & ½ cup butterscotch chips until melted. Stir in ½ cup half and half and pour into coffee mugs.  Top with homemade whipped cream and place set ornament on top! Don’t forget to have a couple flavors of Monin syrup in the house!  A little splash of Monin peppermint or gingerbread flavored syrup in something as simple as club soda can make for a refreshing holiday treat! Espresso, caramel and white chocolate drizzled over angle food cake, brownies, Tortuga Rum cakes or even cookies turns ordinary into extraordinary! Make sure to check out the wintertime flavored coffee list to keep you in the holiday spirit everyday. For your lucky family and friends, there is also a selection of gourmet coffee gifts! Happy Holiday!
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