5 Easy Gourmet Coffee Recipes to Try at Home

5 Easy Coffee Recipes to Try at Home

There is nothing better than a cup of coffee to start your day right. Try these five easy gourmet coffee recipes to make at home for a delicious way to start your morning.

Despite the continued debate on whether coffee is good or bad for you, studies show coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases.

And according to Medical News Today, moderate coffee consumption has been linked with longer lifespan.

Coffee contains a number of useful nutrients, including riboflavin (vitamin B-2), niacin (vitamin B-3), magnesium, potassium, and various phenolic compounds, or antioxidants. Some experts suggest these and other ingredients in coffee can benefit the human body in various ways. As long as you’re not overdosing your coffee with too milk and sugar that is.

This means, that not only is your cup of coffee giving you an instant energy booster in the morning, it can also be helping your body achieve optimum health as well.

And let’s be honest, there’s nothing quite like the aroma of roasted coffee first thing in the morning.

Whether you prefer hot coffee or cold coffee, there is a recipe to satisfy every taste bud. Most importantly, you can make different versions of coffee at home without the need to go to a cafe every time. 

Grab the freshly roasted coffee beans from Glasshouse Mountains Coffee and start enjoying different flavours of coffee with these five easy coffee drinks recipes:

Mocha Chip Frappe:

You don’t have to head out to Starbucks each time you are craving their mocha chip frappe. With just a few ingredients, you can make a similar drink yourself within a few minutes.


  • Roasted coffee beans – 2 tbsp 
  • Milk – 1 1/2 cups
  • Chocolate fudge sauce – 1/4 cup 
  • Chocolate chips – 1/2 cup
  • Ice cubes – 3 cups
  • Mini chocolate chips – as needed (optional)
  • Chocolate syrup – for topping (optional)
  • Whipped cream – for topping (optional)


  • Start by combining ice cubes, fudge sauce, coffee beans, and milk in the blender.
  • Blend the ingredients for one minute. 
  • Pour in some chocolate syrup (if you want) and chocolate chips. Blend for a few seconds. Make sure not to blend too much to avoid completely breaking the chips. 
  • Pour the drink in a glass or jar.
  • Top it with whipped cream, syrup, and chocolate chips of desired. Serve chilled.

Macchiato Recipe:

The traditional macchiato, also known as cafe macchiato, is one of the favourite coffee drink of many. It differs from the other coffee drinks by adding more espresso than the milk. 


  • Steamed milk – 1 oz
  • Espresso – 2 oz


  • Make a shot of espresso using quality roasted coffee beans. 
  • Steam the milk. Make sure the pitcher is warm and not overly hot. 
  • Pour the espresso in a cup. 
  • Add only a dash of steam milk in the espresso. 
  • Enjoy!
  • Salted Caramel Mocha Smoothie

The salted caramel mocha smoothie is a healthy version of a coffee drink and a perfect way to start your morning. 

Salted Caramel Mocha Smoothie:


  • Cold coffee – 1/2 cup
  • Unsweetened almond milk – 1/2 cup
  • Cacao powder – 1 tbsp
  • Frozen banana – 1 small 
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp 
  • Pitted dates – 3 (soaked 15 minutes in hot water)
  • Salt – a pinch 
  • Ice – 1 cup 


  • Combine all the ingredients in the blender. 
  • Blend for one minute or until everything has been properly mixed. 
  • Serve chilled

French Café au Lait:

One of the favourite coffee drinks in France, cafe au lait makes a delectable and simple drink with a strong coffee kick to start your day. 


  • Strong roasted coffee – 1 cup (brewed) 
  • Steamed milk – 1 cup
  • Sugar – to taste (optional) 


  • Heat the milk in a saucepan or microwave.
  • Use a whisk, French press, or a forther to froth the milk. 
  • Once the milk becomes foamy, pour in the coffee. Remember to add the coffee at the side of the cup to ensure the foam on the top stays intact. 
  • Add sugar if needed.

Coffee Smoothie:

One of the easiest coffee drinks that is also a healthy way to kick start your day. 


  • Freshly brewed coffee – 1 cup
  • Banana – 1 
  • Rolled oats – 1/4 cup
  • Cacao powder – 1 tbsp
  • Flaxseed – 1 tbsp
  • Ground cinnamon – 1/8 tsp
  • Almond milk or soy milk – 1 cup
  • Honey – 1 tsp 


  • Start by pouring in the freshly brewed coffee in ice cube tray. Freeze it overnight. 
  • In a blender, add in the coffee ice cubes and all the ingredients. Blend until the mixture is smooth. 
  • Taste and adjust the sweetness. 
  • Serve chilled.

Coffee is certainly one of the favourite drinks around the globe. With a variety of recipes available, there is something for everyone. Go on, give these drinks a try and don’t hesitate to experiment to find your own flavour. You can even add more flavours, like cinnamon, cocoa power, pumpkin spice, and more to give it a unique twist. 

Victoria Nash


Victoria is a guest contributor for Bondi Beauty, who writes about a variety of fitness, beauty and health topics. She is a freelance writer who works for a variety of different publications across Australia, as she loves having the flexibility to write for different brands about different subjects.

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