On July 7th, we celebrate World Chocolate Day! In honor of this sweet day, we’ve gathered 10 of our favorite coffee recipes that are perfect for pairing with a delicious piece of chocolate. From Mocha Frappuccinos to Caramel Macchiatos, these recipes are sure to please any palate. So get ready to celebrate with these 10 coffee recipes perfect for World Chocolate Day!
Why chocolate and coffee best buddies
How can we celebrate the holiday with two of our favorite food/drinkable/loveable foods? Coffee and chocolate make an ideal match. They smell good, together they bring such lovelyness when paired together.
One reason is that both chocolate and coffee contain chemicals that can have a stimulating effect on the brain. Chocolate contains caffeine, while coffee beans contain compounds like chlorogenic acid and kahweol. These compounds can work together to give you a mental boost when you need it most.
Another reason why chocolate and coffee go so well together is because of their complementary flavors. Coffee’s rich, bold flavor pairs perfectly with chocolate’s sweetness, making for a delicious combination that’s hard to resist. So next time you’re looking for a pick-me-up, reach for a cup of coffee and a bar of chocolate – your taste buds will thank you!
Coffee beans appear very similar to cocoa beans. Obviously their growth processes differ greatly. Take their country of origin: Cocoa was originally produced in the Amazon basin in South America – while a goatherder found beans in Ethiopia. Obviously. The bright red coffee cherries also grow in bunches on bush like vegetation, unlike the cacao trees.
About World Chocolate Day
World Chocolate Day is a holiday that celebrates the deliciousness of chocolate. It is believed to have originated in 1550, when the first chocolate was brought to Europe from the Americas. Since then, chocolate has become a beloved treat all over the world. On this day, people of all ages enjoy eating chocolate, giving it as gifts, and using it to create delicious recipes.
What better way to celebrate World Chocolate Day than with a cup of coffee and a piece of chocolate? Here are 10 recipes that are perfect for pairing with your favorite chocolate on this special day!
Top Coffee Recipes for World Chocolate Day
Below you will find some great hot and cold brew coffee recipes for World Chocolate Day.
Mocha Frappuccino Recipe
This Mocha Frappuccino recipe is the perfect treat for coffee and chocolate lovers. It is a rich and creamy frappuccino that is made with espresso, chocolate, and milk.
-1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee or 1 shot of espresso
-1/4 cup of milk
-1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup
-1 cup of ice
1. Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
2. Pour into a glass and enjoy!
3. If you want an extra chocolate kick, top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
World Chocolate Day is coming up, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a delicious caramel macchiato. This rich and decadent drink is made with espresso, steamed milk, and a generous helping of caramel syrup. The result is a sweet and creamy treat that is simply irresistible.
While there are many ways to enjoy a caramel macchiato, World Chocolate Day is the perfect occasion to indulge in this decadent treat. So whether you’re enjoying a leisurely breakfast or grabbing a quick pick-me-up, make sure to raise a glass (or cup) to World Chocolate Day with a delicious caramel macchiato.
Keto Friendly Mocha Frappuccino
World Chocolate Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than with a Keto Friendly Mocha Frappuccino? This delicious drink is made with cold brew coffee (see the difference between cold brew vs iced coffee), chocolate, and healthy fats, making it the perfect treat for anyone on a ketogenic diet.
– Chilled brewed coffee
– Unsweetened almond milk
– Heavy whipping cream
– Ice (use coffee ice cubes for a a stronger taste)
– Cocoa powder
– Swerve sweetener
– Optional (MCT oil)
– Optional topping (Redi Whip)
The best part is that it only takes a few minutes to make and is delicious with the heavy cream, so you can enjoy your Frappuccino without having to spend hours in the kitchen. So why not treat yourself to a Keto Friendly Mocha Frappuccino this World Chocolate Day? You deserve it!
Black Forest Cake
In honor of World Chocolate Day, why not whip up a batch of Black Forest cake? This classic German dessert is made with layers of chocolate cake, cherries, and whipped cream. It’s the perfect way to show your love for chocolate!
There are many different ways to make Black Forest cake, but one of the easiest is to start with a chocolate cake mix where you only need to add limited ingredients such as egg, sugar and butter to create the dough. Simply bake the cake according to the instructions on the box, then add a layer of canned cherries (be sure to drain them first) and a layer of whipped cream. You can top the cake with more whipped cream and chocolate shavings, or you can keep it simple and let the flavors speak for themselves. Either way, you’re sure to impress your friends and family with this delicious cake!
Combining the simple taste of Americana with your favorite chocolate is the perfect way to celebrate World Chocolate Day. This drink is made with coffee, milk, and chocolate syrup, and is garnished with a cherry on top. You can also do the same recipe as a Cappuccino (learn about Americano vs Cappuccino)
– 1/2 cup of quality coffee beans
– 1/2 cup of milk
– 1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup
– Optional(top with Maraschino cherries)
1. Combine coffee, milk, and chocolate syrup in a glass.
2. Stir until well combined.
3. Garnish with a cherry on top and enjoy!
4. If you want an extra chocolatey treat, try adding an additional pump of coffee syrup to your Americana.
White Chocolate Mocha
What better way to celebrate than with a rich and creamy white chocolate mocha? This festive drink combines two of the world’s most popular flavors: chocolate and coffee. The result is a rich and decadent treat that is sure to please any chocoholic.
To make a white chocolate mocha, simply combine milk, white chocolate, and espresso in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth. Then pour into your favorite mug and enjoy!
Vanilla Bean Mocha
This delicious mocha is made with vanilla bean, espresso, and milk. It is then topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, making it the perfect treat for any coffee lover.
– 1/2 cup of milk
– 1 shot of espresso
– 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
– Fresh Cream
– Whipped cream (optional topping)
– Chocolate shavings
1. Heat the milk in a saucepan over low heat.
2. Add the espresso and vanilla bean paste and stir until combined.
3. Pour into a mug and top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Chocolate Hazelnut Iced Coffee
There’s no better way to celebrate than with a delicious cup of iced chocolate hazelnut coffee. This rich and indulgent treat is the perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day, and it’s easy to make at home with just a few simple ingredients.
First, brew a strong pot of coffee using your favorite coffee beans. You can use a manual brew method or use our make iced coffee in your Keurig method. Then, stir in a generous amount of chocolate hazelnut spread until it’s melted and smooth. Pour the mixture into glasses filled with ice, and top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder. Whether you’re celebrating World Chocolate Day or simply treating yourself to a delicious summertime treat, this iced coffee will hit the spot.
Chocolate Dipped Espresso Beans With Your Favorite Pour Over
Espresso beans are a coffee lover’s best friend. But did you know that you can make them even better by dipping them in chocolate? This simple treat is the perfect way to indulgent on World Chocolate Day.
To make chocolate dipped espresso beans, simply melt your favorite chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave. Then, dip espresso beans in the chocolate and place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Let the chocolate harden, and then enjoy with your favorite pour over coffee.
Turkish Coffee with chocolate brownies
There is nothing like a traditional Turkish coffee paired with a fudgy chocolate brownie. This winning combination is the perfect way to celebrate World Chocolate Day in style.
To make Turkish coffee boil water and coffee together in a Turkish coffee pot, and then adding sugar to taste. The mixture is then allowed to boil until it reaches a thick and foamy consistency. Once it’s ready, the coffee is poured into small cups and served with a chocolate brownie on the side. Enjoy!
Rich Dark Chocolate Espresso Cupcakes
Speaking of the flavors which blend perfectly with each other, this chocolate espresso cupcake from Vanilla Bean is sure to leave you wondering where it came from. This espresso cupcake recipe is the perfect way to indulge your sweet tooth if you are looking to bake. The chocolate cake is moist and fluffy, with a rich espresso flavor.
The butter frosting is light and airy, made with whipped chocolate ganache. I use a piping bag to apply the frosting and sprinkling with shavings of different chocolates. And of course, the finishing touch is a sprinkle of chocolate shavings. Serve with your favorite coffee for a happy World Chocolate Day.
Tips for Mixing Chocolate With Coffee
World Chocolate Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than by mixing your two favorite flavors: chocolate and coffee. Here are a few tips to help you create the perfect cup of mocha magic.
Start with a quality chocolate. You can use anything from dark chocolate chips to a bar of your favorite brand, but for the best results, go for something that has at least 70% cacao.
Next, choose your coffee wisely. A rich, dark roast will complement the chocolate flavor perfectly. If you want a little extra sweetness, try using a flavored coffee or adding a touch of syrup.
Now it’s time to get mixing! For the best results, melt the chocolate first and then add it to your hot coffee. Stir until the chocolate is completely dissolved and enjoy. If you’re feeling fancy, you can top your mocha with whipped cream or a sprinkling of cocoa powder. Whatever you do, make sure to savor every sip!
Dark Chocolate vs Milk Chocolate: Which is Better to Mix in Coffee?
There are two schools of thought when it comes to adding chocolate to coffee. Some people prefer dark chocolate for its rich flavor, while others prefer milk chocolate for its sweetness. So which is the better choice?
It all comes down to personal preference. If you like your coffee on the sweeter side, milk chocolate is a great option. If you prefer a richer flavor, dark chocolate is the way to go.
One thing to keep in mind is that dark chocolate can be quite intense, so start with a small amount and add more to taste. Milk chocolate will add a touch of sweetness without being too overpowering. Whichever type of chocolate you choose, make sure to enjoy it with a delicious cup of coffee!
If you are looking for the perfect treat this July, look no further than these 10 coffee recipes perfect for World Chocolate Day. From rich and decadent cupcakes to a classic Turkish coffee recipe, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So gather your friends, family, or significant other and celebrate with a delicious cup of coffee and chocolate. Happy World Chocolate Day!