DIY Iced Capp

DIY Iced Capp

Iced Capp, it’s a thing. So much so that even the border guards when I return from Canada have asked whether I got an “iced capp.”  Tim Hortons is ubiquitous in Canada and this frozen treat is one of my favorite things on the menu. While it has been on my to-do list to try…

Peppermint Mocha Frappe Recipe

Peppermint Mocha Frappe Recipe

Soon pumpkin spice everything will yield to peppermint everything–peppermint brownies, peppermint bark, peppermint mochas, and mint hot chocolate. But if you like your treats cold, real cold, even in the winter you really should try this peppermint mocha frappe.  It’s cool and refreshing at any time of year, and if it happens to be December,…

DIY Chocolate Syrup

DIY Chocolate Syrup

I have spent the summer on the quest for the perfect frappe (more about that in an upcoming post). My favorite frappe is the good old mocha frappe. My son has discovered how delicious it is too, which means now it costs me almost $10 at the coffee shop because he wants one too! So,…

Cold Brew Ice Cream

Cold Brew Ice Cream

Long before I learned to love coffee, I loved coffee ice cream. After reading the coffee chapter of Nathan Myhrvold’s Modernist Cuisine, I wanted to try cold brewing in cream. Myhrvold recommends it as the method of choice when making coffee based desserts with dairy. How to cold brew in cream The set-up is pretty similar…

Cold Brew Mocha Protein Shake

Cold Brew Mocha Protein Shake

I am always looking for ways to dress up my protein shakes. This recipe uses cold brew coffee and chocolate protein powder to create a frappe like drink. Many protein powders have a distinct flavor, so I added a little cocoa powder to boost the chocolate flavor without adding calories. Protein powders are usually mixed with…