Coffee no longer has to be plain.  You can give your coffee some zing and more body by adding a coffee syrup that you can buy on the market today!  There are so many choices to pick from that you can flavor coffee in almost any way that you could possible want!

Coffee Flavored Syrups

There are flavored coffee syrups available in all kinds of flavors.  You can find chocolate, caramel, vanilla, and various fruits and nuts.  There are also flavored coffee syrups available in some flavors that you might not think are made.  For example, Granny Smith Apple, lavender, gingerbread, eggnog, cheesecake, or pumpkin spice.  These are just a few coffee syrups that you might not expect to find in the grocery store.

Are you counting calories?  No problem.  You can still enjoy many of the flavored coffee syrups on the market today because you can find those that are sugar free and even those that are low in carbs.

If you are really into the flavored coffee syrup thing and you are a creative person, you can make your own flavored coffee syrup.  Any of the syrups that you make can be used in your coffee but they can also be used to make shakes, smoothies, and they can be poured over ice cream for dessert.  There are recipes for flavored coffee syrups all over the internet.  Here is an example of a flavored coffee syrup that you can make at home.

To start off with you will need:

1 1/2 cups of sugar

1 cup of powdered cocoa

1/8 teaspoon of salt

Stir these ingredients together until they are fully blended.

Gradually add 1 cup of water to the mixture stirring constantly.  Don’t beat the mixture.  Simply stir it until it is blended completely.

You will then need to heat this mixture until it comes to a full boil and boil it for three minutes.  Stir constantly to keep it from lumping together.  After you have stirred the mixture for three minutes, remove it from the heat and let it cool.  After it has cooled, add two teaspoons of vanilla flavoring and store it in the refrigerator.



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