Coffee for some is an absolutely sinful delight. They already know that they shouldn’t drink it but that they just can’t resist having it. It is a drug that they cannot live without . Actually they wouldn’t be too far wrong.
There really is something to taste of coffee that people just can’t resist. That smooth, rich flavor of the brew that gets you humming in the morning is really addictive. The caffeine is a necessary jump start to the start of the day of most people in the rat race.
For those who are shaking their heads and saying that this will never happen to them, check how many times you’ve been in a coffee shop this month. How many cups of coffee have you had? How about last month and the month before? Soon you will be joining us in the community of coffee lovers.
If you think you won’t, try this recipe. It is sure to tempt your taste buds and wake it up to the taste of the bean.
(From “More Cooking Secrets of the C.I.A., [Culinary Institute of America]).
- 2 cups cold brewed espresso or double-strength coffee
- 1 pint coffee ice cream
- 6 cups ice
- 1-1/2 cups milk
- Whipped cream as needed
- Ground cinnamon as needed
In a blender, blend espresso, ice cream, ice and milk until smooth. Divide among 6 stemmed glasses. Top each with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Serve with a straw.
For Mocha Cappuccino Smoothies: Substitute chocolate sorbet for the ice cream and chocolate milk for the regular milk. Sprinkle cocoa or chocolate shavings instead of cinnamon. Serves six.
[tags] coffee, ice cream, coffee lovers, culinary institute of america, cappuccino, espresso, sinful, rat race, smoothies [/tags]
Originally posted on January 16, 2007 @ 4:51 am