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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: 10 Coffee Drinks for a Blissful Weekend

As we all know, there's nothing quite like the aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafting through your home. But let's be honest, we're not just here for that rich aroma, are we? The taste, the warmth, the energy kick, and that calming ritual of preparing it – all of these make coffee a precious part of our daily lives.


Let's make your weekend coffee game strong! Here are 10 trendy and delicious coffee drinks you can whip up at home. Get ready to sip your way to a blissful weekend!

1. Dalgona Coffee

Ah, Dalgona Coffee! This frothy beauty originated from South Korea and took the world by storm. Its mesmerizing blend of whipped coffee and velvety milk creates a sensory experience that transcends mere caffeination.


Here’s how to make Dalgona Coffee:


  1. Whip together 2 tablespoons each of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until creamy.
  2. Pour over hot or cold milk.
  3. Snap a photo, post it online, and sip away!

2. Oat Milk Latte

Oat milk, the underdog of non-dairy milk, has become much more popular thank to it’s creamy texture and mild flavor make it a perfect companion for your coffee.


Here’s how to make Oat Milk Latte:


  1. Steam 1 cup of oat milk.
  2. Pour over 1 shot of hot espresso.
  3. Add a bit of sweetness with vanilla or cinnamon if you like. Enjoy!


This one should be made as more of a classic latte drink with a higher volume of milk that will highlight the creamy texture of oat milk.

3. Turkish Coffee

Experience an exotic taste right in your kitchen with Turkish Coffee. It's rich, thick, and unfiltered.


Here’s how to make Turkish Coffee:


  1. Boil 1 cup of water with 1 tablespoon of finely ground coffee and sugar (if desired).
  2. Once the coffee froths and rises pour half into a cup.
  3. Let the remaining coffee in the pot boil and froth again, then pour it into the cup.

4. Bulletproof Coffee

A favorite among keto diet followers, Bulletproof Coffee is a high-energy drink that will keep you satiated for hours.


Here’s how to make Bulletproof Coffee:


  1. Blend together 1 cup of hot coffee, 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.
  2. Enjoy this creamy, frothy delight, and let it fuel your day!

5. Cold Brew Coffee

Perfect for those warm afternoons, Cold Brew Coffee is a refreshing and cool way to get your caffeine fix. It's easy to make, but remember it takes time, so plan ahead.


Here’s how to make Cold Brew Coffee:


  1. Coarsely grind 1 cup of your favorite coffee beans.
  2. Place the grounds in a large jar or pitcher and pour in 4 cups of cold water.
  3. Stir gently to make sure all the grounds are wet, then cover and let it steep at room temperature for at least 12-24 hours.
  4. After it's steeped, strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve or a coffee filter into a clean pitcher. This is your cold brew concentrate.
  5. To serve, fill a glass with ice, dilute the concentrate with water (typically a 1:1 ratio), and add milk or sweetener if desired.

6. Honey Cinnamon Latte

This is a perfect drink to warm you up on a chilly morning. Bring a sweet and spicy twist to your regular latte with honey and cinnamon.


Here’s how to make Honey Cinnamon Latte:


  1. Steam 1 cup of milk with 1 tablespoon of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  2. Pour over 1 shot of espresso. This will work better with a short shot, known as a ristretto shot, as that will bring out a sweet flavor that mixes well with honey. Delight in every warming sip!

7. Affogato

This Italian classic dessert-coffee hybrid is a real treat. Affogato is a match made in heaven for coffee lovers and ice cream aficionados.


Here’s how to make Affogato:


  1. Pour 1 shot of hot espresso over a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  2. Watch it melt into a creamy, dreamy dessert-coffee hybrid and indulge!

8. Matcha Espresso Fusion

Experience the best of both worlds: the antioxidant-rich matcha green tea and robust espresso. It’s a unique drink that provides both caffeine and the calming amino acid L-theanine, found in matcha.


Here’s how to make Matcha Espresso Fusion:


  1. Prepare 1 cup of matcha green tea.
  2. Pour over 1 shot of espresso.
  3. Enjoy this unique fusion of flavors!

9. Café Miel

A deliciously sweet and warm drink, the Café Miel combines coffee, milk, honey, and a dash of cinnamon. It's like a hug in a mug!


Here’s how to make Café Miel:


  1. Steam 1 cup of milk with 1 tablespoon of honey and a dash of cinnamon.
  2. Pour over 1 shot of espresso. It's pure bliss!


10. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Embrace the cozy flavors of fall with a homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte. You don't have to wait until the leaves start falling to enjoy this autumn classic. Just brew, sip, and let the magic of pumpkin spice fill your senses.


Here’s how to make Pumpkin Spice Latte:


  1. In a saucepan, heat 1 cup of milk, 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree, and 1 tablespoon of sugar, and stir until hot.
  2. Add 1/4 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  3. Blend the mixture until frothy.
  4. Pour 1 shot of espresso or 1/2 cup of strong hot coffee into a mug, and add the frothy pumpkin milk mixture on top.
  5. Top it off with a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice or some whipped cream if you feel extra indulgent.


There you have it, folks! Ten coffee drinks to make your weekend mornings a bit more exciting. Remember, coffee is more than just a drink; it's a lifestyle, an art, and for some of us, a best friend. So, brew a cup, sit back, and embrace the good life. Because life happens, but coffee helps!

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