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Depending on where you are located in the world – for some its morning time, which usually spells – breakfast. Sure you can prepare your traditional eggs and waffles to get your mind going, but what about the mornings where you just need a little boost from caffeine? You may take your coffee strong and like it dark with no sugar and no cream, but have you ever thought about kicking your morning Joe up a bit? If so – try a mocha coffee or if you prefer it cold, try a caramel iced coffee. Both pack a similar caffeine punch but also deliver a bit of sweetness that make the drink feel like a morning or afternoon treat. Both recipes are courtesy of Coffee Recipes, a free resource for how to make the wide variety of blends found in coffee shops from the comfort of your own home…definitely worth a visit!


14 oz (one can) of evaporated milk.
2 cups of strong coffee.
1 cup of hot water.
½ cup of pure cocoa powder.
½ cup of sugar.


1. In a suitably sized starsol saucepan, mix together the cocoa powder and sugar.

2. Add the hot water and whisk lightly until smooth.

3. Heat gently for 2 minutes until the mixture turns thick, stirring constantly.

4. Add the evaporated milk and the coffee.

5. Heat to just boiling, beat, then serve as desired.


For those who love to chill, try – Caramel Iced Coffee


3 cups of crushed ice or ice cubes.
1 ½ cups of cold coffee.
½ cup of whole milk.
½ cup of granulated sugar.
2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.
1 teaspoon of chocolate syrup.
¼ teaspoon of salt.
Pinch of vanilla extract


1. In a blender, combine the cold coffee, whole milk, sugar, caramel and chocolate syrups, and salt.

2. Blend on medium speed for 20 seconds.

3. Add a pinch of vanilla extract and 3 cups of ice. Blend on high speed until the drink is smooth and creamy


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