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3 Homemade Coffee Recipes

Attention all coffee lovers! International Coffee Day is September 29th. To celebrate, here are three coffee shop favorites that you can make at home:

White Chocolate Latte1


  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of half-and-half
  • 2/3 cup of white chocolate morsels
  • 2 tablespoons of instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon of almond extract


  1. Stir milk, half-and-half, white chocolate morsels and instant coffee in a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Stir in vanilla and almond extract.
  3. Makes 4 servings.

 Creamy Iced Vanilla Caramel Coffee2


  • 4 cups of brewed coffee
  • 3 cups of crushed ice
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of French vanilla non-dairy coffee creamer
  • ¼ cup of caramel ice cream topping


  1. Place coffee, milk, creamer, ice cream and ice into a blender.
  2. Blend on high until ice is completely smooth.
  3. Makes 4 servings.

Hazelnut Macchiato3


  • 4 cups of hazelnut coffee
  • 2 cups of fat-free milk
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar free vanilla syrup


  1. Whisk milk and vanilla syrup over medium heat until steaming.
  2. Transfer to a blender and process for 15 seconds until foamy.
  3. Pour into 4 mugs and add the hot coffee on top.


1 Dardar, K. (2004, October). White chocolate latte. Retrieved September 24, 2014 from

2 Annacia. (2007 February 21). Creamy iced vanilla caramel coffee. Retrieved September 24, 2014 from

 3 (2014 January 15). Starbucks hazelnut macchiato made skinny at home. Retrieved September 24, 2014 from


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