Coffee is a super tasty drink, but the possible uses of this natural product go far beyond the caffeinated beverage.
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Alcoholic beverages made from coffee
Beer is usually brewed from yeast, hops and wheat, and wine is made from grapes. Below we show how alcoholic beverages are made from coffee. Or you can check cocktails prepared with coffee!
Craft coffee beer
Craft beer is not brewed industrially, but handcrafted. Coffee beer is also a craft beer and consumers say that the taste of coffee beer is unmistakable. Its taste makes it unique. They describe that in addition to the coffee aroma, it also has roasted and caramel notes that enhance the taste.
Wine with a touch of coffee
It is hard to believe, but there is also coffee wine, which is also very tasty. This preparation is made by mixing grape fermentation with coffee fermentation and is mostly used with meat preparations and dishes such as cheese platters, desserts or pastries.
Some of these wines on the market even reach up to 12% alcohol.
Have you ever think to mix coffee and wine?
The unique Baileys coffee
Baileys is one of the most delicious beverages on the coffee liqueur market because its texture, aroma and taste will make you enjoy a journey of the senses.
The brand has different flavors, but the coffee flavor is very popular.
This drink is known in the international market for its dense texture and sweet taste, of course with a pronounced coffee aroma.
Coffee is known as a delicious drink. However, coffee also possesses properties that protect against the sun’s ultraviolet rays, protect against aging, and have anti-inflammatory properties. This is an extremely positive aspect, especially for skin care.
Many labs include caffeine in their formulas as it inhibits the deposition of fat cells in the skin.
Creams for face and body
Coffee creams are most commonly used as peelings because they stimulate cell renewal and also help with skin rashes thanks to their anti-inflammatory effect.
Coffee oils are known as anti – aging agents because they contain a high concentration of antioxidants, vitamin E and fatty acids and protect the skin from free radicals.
With a shampoo made from coffee, your hair will look healthier than ever. A number of properties in coffee help boost hair vitality.
Coffee makes the hair follicle strong and prevents the hair strand from breaking and falling out when brushing.
Coffee face masks
There are two types of coffee face masks
- The first is a blend where we basically take nourishing products we have at home and mix them with coffee. An example of this is coffee with honey, an exfoliant that helps remove dead skin cells.
- The second is the pharmaceutical one, which is accompanied by other chemical ingredients. When combined with coffee, they revitalize the skin.
Also in this case there are two types of lotions:
- The first we use for aroma, so our body smells good.
- The second is used as a health method, since applying caffeine to our skin reactivates blood circulation and facilitates the breakdown of adipose tissue clusters.
Tasty food made from coffee
Food made with the help of coffee delights our senses and is unique in texture, smell and taste.
This bread is not well known but is used by fitness conscious people as it contains a good amount of gluten but mostly healthy carbohydrates. These are also known as ” glucids ” because they are made up of biomolecules of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
Coffee candies consist of a roasted coffee bean covered in chocolate. The texture of the roasted bean is also different from any other type of candy or conventional chocolate.
Coffee ice creams
Just like candy, ice creams are another alternative to coffee consumption, the difference lies in the texture and cold consistency.
Coffee yogurt is not very commercial, but in the coffee-growing regions it is sold as a home-made product, the ingredients of which are:
- 500 grams of milk
- 150 grams of strong coffee
- 1 plain yoghurt or kumis
- 2 tablespoons powdered milk
This recipe is very easy and quick as well as delicious, just mix the ingredients and voila! You have your rich and delicious coffee yogurt.
Coffee pastries and desserts are delicious. You can also try the following recipe at home.
- 180 grams of flour
- 120 grams of butter
- 60 grams of sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- Sodium bicarbonate
- Coffee concentrate
You just need to mix all the ingredients in any order, grease a flat pan and put the biscuit mass in the oven or fryer.
Coffee jam is delicious, easy to make, and a special breakfast side dish.
- 120g espresso coffee beans (finely ground)
- 125 grams of sugar
- 500 ml whipped cream
Simply stir these ingredients in a saucepan and you have a delicious jam.
More from coffee
As we have already discovered, coffee can be used in many ways and you can use your imagination and experimentation.
A Colombian company uses coffee waste and presses it together with other ingredients they don’t want to be named for copyright reasons. Ultimately, this is used to make charcoal.