Winter weather calls for extra-special coffee beverages that will help keep you warm and cozy. Our three delicious gourmet coffee beverages are easy to make and feature comforting flavours and warming spices. Chances are, you’ll still be craving these winter coffee recipes long after the sun comes out!
Creme Brulee Flavoured Latte: A Special Coffee That’s Sweet & Comforting
Do you prefer a little sweetness in your gourmet coffee beverages? This creme brulee flavoured latte is sweet, creamy and features a luscious caramel drizzle. And you don’t need to wait until dessert to enjoy it!
To make this recipe, simply brew a K‑Cup® pod of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters® Caramel Vanilla Cream flavoured coffee. Its light roast and enticing aroma are an excellent match for this special coffee beverage. Next, stir in a spoonful of brown sugar until dissolved, and add milk or cream to taste. Top your creme brulee flavoured latte with whipped cream and a generous drizzle of homemade or store-bought caramel sauce. The warm vanilla, brown sugar and caramel in this winter beverage recipe are the ideal antidote to chilly days.
Spicy Cinnamon Mocha: A Special Coffee Beverage with a Warming Kick
Featuring cinnamon and a hint of cayenne, this special coffee recipe’s Mexican-inspired flavours will help warm you up from the inside out!
In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp. powdered sugar, 1 tbsp. cocoa powder, ¼ tsp. cinnamon and a dash of cayenne. Then, brew a Van Houtte® Mexico Fair Trade coffee K‑Cup® pod into a mug. This dark roast coffee’s robust flavour and fruity notes will harmonize well with the spiciness of the cinnamon. Stir the cocoa mix into the freshly-brewed coffee before adding cream to taste. This special coffee recipe is best enjoyed in front of a roaring fire!
Ginger Molasses Latte: A Seasonally-Spiced Special Coffee You’ll Love
This easy ginger molasses latte recipe combines the spicy aroma of ginger with the boldness of dark roast coffee. It’s a special coffee recipe you’ll come back to again and again!
To get started on this winter beverage, select the K‑Latte™ coffee and latte maker’s Shot option to brew a shot of Van Houtte® House Blend Dark coffee into a latte mug. Then, carefully whisk in ½ tbsp. molasses, ¼ tsp. of both ginger and cinnamon, a sprinkling of nutmeg and brown sugar to taste. Froth your choice of milk with the K‑Latte™ coffee and latte maker’s milk frother. Pour the milk into the coffee mixture and spoon the foam over the top for a picture-perfect ginger molasses latte!
While we love the flavours in this special coffee, it’s also easy to make your own custom lattes. Feel free to change up the spices and flavours, and check out our latte-making tutorial for tips on creating delicious special coffee beverages of all kinds.
To get started on these gourmet coffee recipes, you can shop K‑Cup® pods and the K‑Latte™ coffee maker online, or visit one of our retailers. We hope you enjoy warming up with these special coffee beverages!