I can’t remember if I’ve ever discussed coffee on here or not. More than likely, not. Coffee isn’t a big part of my life, and especially not in the summer. I’m also not a big fan of cold coffee, just something I’ve always enjoyed hot with dessert. I don’t need it in the morning to get me going or to keep me awake. After being pretty much addicted to it when I was nineteen and working second shift, (and any other ones I could), I quit drinking it for a long time. I started having some bad health issues with it and didn’t want to go down that road so young!

Enter Cafe du Monde coffee! My husband has mentioned this coffee several times. It’s a big reason he wants to go to New Orleans. I was looking forward to the historical and beauty aspect of the city, but now that I’ve had the coffee, it will be a definite stop greatly anticipated for me! We purchased some at a Kitchen store on Branson Landing while we were there last week, celebrating our anniversary. It is good stuff! Since I tend to like my coffee strong and not too sweet, it’s just about perfect.

So, even though it’s not a Thursday, I’m going to share this recipe that I kind of threw together after hearing different items people put in their coffee. It is so good, and I’m sipping on a large cup of it right now.

My coffee cup is probably 12-14 ounces, so adjust your recipe accordingly.

  1. Brew a pot of strong coffee, of course I suggest, Cafe du Monde!
    2.Put about a 1/4-1 teaspoon of coconut butter/oil or butter in the bottom of the cup
    3.Add about 1-2 teaspoons of cocoa powder, 1/4-1/2 pack of Stevia
    4.Pour hot coffee over this, about half a cup and stir well to dissolve all the ingredients so far
    5.Add whipping cream/cream or milk/almond milk to taste and then top off with coffee

The first ingredients listed were what I used and the general amounts, but adjust to your taste. It is so yummy! Enjoy!

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