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Coffee Jelly for Breakfast!

If you’re looking for a way to change up your morning coffee routine, coffee jelly may be just the novelty you need. The recipe requires only five ingredients and can be prepped the night before to steam line your race to leave for work.

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter water
  • 25 grams powdered gelatin
  • ½ cup instant coffee powder
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 300 milliliters thickened cream

Directions:

First, mix one cup of water and powdered gelatin in a mixing bowl and allow it to stand for about 10 minutes. Bring the remaining water to a low simmer. Add coffee and sugar, whisking to dissolve the sugar.

Second, add gelatin mix to coffee liquid and whisk well to ensure all the gelatin crystals are dissolved.

Third, pour coffee into a shallow cake tin to a depth of about 3 centimeters. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours, or until the jelly is well set.

Lastly, cut and serve in whatever shape you’d like. Add thickened cream to the top for an extra drop of richness.


Coffee Shop Questions

(You think about, but are too afraid to ask.)

We’ve all been there, standing in line at a coffee shop scanning the menu frantically trying to figure out what kind of coffee drink to order while trying not to ask too many questions to the barista. After all, you want to appear to be a coffee connoisseur. Below is a compilation of several frequently thought but never asked questions.

What’s the difference between light and dark roast?

Let’s start by talking about what determines the roast. The length of time that coffee beans are roasting and the temperature at which they are roasting determines the roast. For a dark roast, the beans will roast for a longer period of time at a higher temperature. A light roast coffee is a smart choice if you enjoy a sweeter undertone to your coffee. A dark roast is for you if you enjoy more bittersweet coffee undertones.

Aren’t caffe lattes and cappuccinos the same drink?

Not quite. The caffe latte had contains more steamed milk than the cappuccino. It also possess a generally creamier flavor throughout. The cappuccino has less steamed milk than a latte and a more dry flavor than the caffe latte. If you are a coffee foam lover, the cappuccino, because of it’s preparation method will have significantly more foam on top.

Is it “espresso” or “expresso”?

It is pronounced “espresso”. The word espresso means “fast” in Italian. “Expresso” is not a real word. You’re welcome.


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