Fancy Breakfast DrinksBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Fancy Breakfast Drinks along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Black Forest Coffee
"I've fallen in love with a cup of coffee. I want to marry this recipe. Thanks to my friend Gail and all the ladies of "Beaver Brunch Club" for introducing me to this one:)"
6 ounces hot black coffee (fills about 3/4th of a standard coffee cup), 2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup, 1 Tablespoon maraschino cherry juice, whipped cream - for topping, chocolate shavings - for topping, 1 Maraschino cherry - for topping
"A must-have at any brunch. It helps take the edge off a hangover too."
1 and 1/2 ounce quality vodka, 3 ounces tomato juice, 1 dash lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 2 drops Tabasco sauce, 1 lime wedge
"A unique tart and sweet morning cocktail that will brighten any day."
1 and 3/4 ounces grapefruit vodka, 3/4 ounce triple sec, 1 ounce grapefruit juice, 1 splash simple syrup, pink sugar for rim of martini glass, maraschino cherry for garnish
"Treat yourself to a special coffee topped with frothy vanilla-infused milk with just a hint of sweetness."
3/4 cup strongly brewed coffee, 1/2 vanilla bean, 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, cinnamon or nutmeg
Candy Cane Cocoa
"Great for Christmas morning or any morning you want to send the kids to school with a smile on their faces."
4 cups low-fat milk, 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, 4 regular-sized peppermint candy canes - crushed, 4 mini peppermint candy canes, 1 cup whipped cream
"Always pour the orange juice first. The champagne is thicker and will mix down into the oarange juice naturally."
1 ounce orange juice, 3 ounces champagne
"Take a regular cup of coffee and turn it into a chocolate delight with just a couple added ingredients."
8 ounces strongly brewed coffee, 4 Tablespoons grated sweetened chocolate, 2 ounces chocolate liqueur, 2 ounces cream or half & half, whipped cream - for topping
"A delightful holiday cocoa flavored coffee that falls somewhere between a regular cup of Joe and a fancy latte."
1 pot of coffee (10-cup equivalent), 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 pinch grated nutmeg, whipping cream for topping
Cinnamon Java Brunch Cocktail
"A great way to enjoy your java when it's hot outside. Nice for a weekend brunch or as a sweet finish to an elegant dinner."
1 and 1/2 cups crushed ice, 1 ounce coffee liqueur, 1 ounce vanilla vodka, 1 ounce Frangelico, 1 shot espresso
Easy Pumpkin Latte
"I always make 2 servings, because I usually end up wanting more! Look for pumpkin pie mix to go on sale right after the holidays. Stock up and you'll be set for awesome lattes all year long."
4 tablespoons canned pumpkin pie mix (not pumpkin puree), 2 ounces cream or half and half, 1/4 ounce unsweetened hazelnut syrup (found in the grocery's coffee section), 2 ounces espresso (or very strong coffee), 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
French Press Coffee
"Using a French press reveals a warm complexity to coffee that you don't get from standard coffee makers. There's a satisfaction you'll get from making coffee this way that makes each cup taste better."
3 heaping Tablespoons coarsely ground coffee, 3 cups water, French press coffee pot
"A brunch favorite. Replace champagne and Grand Marnier with sparkling cider to make a treat for kids and alcoholics."
1/2 ounce Grand Marnier, 1 splash orange juice, champagne
Iced Maple Coffee
"A fancy coffee shop worthy drink you can make at home easily, quickly and cheaply."
3 Tablespoons maple syrup, 1 cup of freshly brewed coffee, 5 or 6 ice cubes, 1/2 cup whipped cream
Irish Breakfast Smoothie
"Very, very tasy and also healthy. I used blueberries and apple juice and it turned out great."
1 cup cold strong Irish Breakfast or other black tea, 1 cup frozen blueberries or raspberries or strawberries, 1/2 cup cranberry or apple or other clear juice, 1/2 cup plain yogurt or silken tofu, 1 Tablespoon honey
Kiwifruit Mint Smoothie
"If you use yogurt, this make a great fresh-tasting, quick breakfast. If you use ice cream, you get an instant dessert that everyone will love."
1 cup milk, 2 scoops vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt), 1 ripe banana, 2 Tablespoons fresh mint, 2 Kiwifruit - peeled and finely diced
Minty Mocha Smoothie
"For a fancy desert, add a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream to the mix."
1 1/2 cups of strong brewed coffee or expresso, 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 2 Tablespoons sugar, few drops of mint extract, 1 and 1/2 cups low-fat milk, mint sprigs for garnish
"An easy way to have a Starbucks-esque Mocha at home for a 10th of the price. The amount of milk and cocoa can be adjusted to fit your tastes."
1 cup hot fresh brewed coffee, 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 Tablespoon white sugar, 2 Tablespoons milk
Nutella Hot Cocoa
"I found this awesome creamy, chocolaty delicious drink on tumblr via bigcitylittlekitchen.com. I didn't have cinnamon sticks so stirred 1 pinch of cinnamon into the mix and it worked great."
1 cup milk, 3 Tablespoons Nutella or other chocolate-hazelnut spread, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 teaspoon cocoa powder, 1 pinch of espresso powder, 1 or 2 marshmallows
"A breakfast in bed favorite. A good way to class up any breakfast or brunch."
1/3 cup fresh peach juice, 2/3 cup Champagne (or sparkling Prosecco sparkling wine), 1 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoons sugar or 1 sugar cube, mint sprig for garnish
Poinsettia (Brunch Cocktail)
"A tasty, elegant and cool-looking drink that's perfect for bruch."
cranberry or cran-rasberry juice, champagne, triple sec or any orange flavored liquor
Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Shake
"Alright, maybe this is more of a desert than a breakfast. But I love, love, love having left-over pumpkin pie for breakfast after holidays and this recipe was customed made for me."
1 15 ounce can can pure pumpkin pie filling, 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk, 1 8 ounce container of vanilla lowfat yogurt, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, 3 ice cubes, whipped cream for topping
Pumpkin Spice Latte
"This is my version of Starbucks' seasonal latte. If you're not in the mood for pumpkin, omit that ingredient and the latte still tastes great."
2 shots warm espresso, 2 Tablespoons canned pumpkin, 1 cup half and half, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons white sugar, 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or a blend of cinnamon and nutmeg), cinnamon - for dusting
"Bottoms up! Happy New Year! A very welcome fresh taste to any brunch or breakfast."
1 750-ml bottle of dry Champagne, 10 Tablespoons orange liqueur (like Grand Marnier), 2 and 1/2 cups fresh tangerine juice, tangerine wedges or twisted peel stips for garnish
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