If your daily routine is anything like ours, then we can attest to living off of coffee, coffee, and more coffee. But, it’s time to spruce up our daily (hourly) cup of joe, and this time we have the ultimate inspiration – Dose of Colors Lipstick’s shade names. These tasty treat inspired names gave us the best ideas for the perfect cup of coffee. Keep reading below, pick your favorite recipe, and thank us later for amping up your caffeine routine.
Fudge Whipped Coffee
2 Tablespoons hot water
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 Tablespoons instant coffee powder
Milk, to serve
Ice, to serve
Add the hot water, sugar, and instant coffee to a bowl.
Either hand whisk or use an electric mixer until the mixture is fluffy and light.
To serve, spoon a dollop over a cup of milk with ice in it and stir.
Recipe courtesy of Tasty
1/2 Cup prepared espresso or strong coffee
1 Cup whole milk – divided
1 Tablespoon of good quality hot cocoa mix
Add prepared espresso, 1/2 cup whole milk and hot cocoa mix to a cup; stir until cocoa mix is completely dissolved.
Place remaining 1/2 cup of milk in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid (such as a mason jar).
Vigorously shake milk for 20-30 seconds until frothy.
Microwave frothy milk in glass jar for 30 seconds.
Pour hot, frothy milk on top of espresso mixture.
Recipe courtesy of It is a Keeper
8 oz Ground coffee (try Starbucks® Veranda Blend)
2 Cinnamon sticks, broken in half
24 oz Hot water, just off the boil
Add coffee grounds and broken cinnamon sticks to the coffee press.
Pour in the hot water, saturating the coffee and cinnamon.
Place the plunger on top of the press, but don’t push down.
Let brew for 4 minutes, then push the plunger all the way down.
Serve and enjoy hot or iced (we made iced!).
Recipe courtesy of Starbucks™
Butterscotch Coffee Creamer
Half & half
In a small saucepan over low heat, warm half & half.
Add butter, sugar and salt.
Stir constantly until butter and sugar are completely melted and cream has turned a very light caramel color. Remove from stove top just before it begins to thicken.
Stir in vanilla and serve.
Recipe courtesy of Southern Discourse