7 Fall Latte Flavors

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Fall lattes are full of maple, salted caramel, apple, and pumpkin flavors. Autumn is a time to indulge in your favorite spiced latte on a cold evening to warm up your shivering hands.

Here are our favorite fall lattes for you try out.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte is made by heating milk in a saucepan over medium heat.

Pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, vanilla extract, and sugar are added to create the base of the latte.

To prepare your latte, add strong coffee or a couple shots of espresso to a coffee cup. Slowly add milk until you’re happy with the taste. If you only want a hint of coffee, go with about 1/4-1/3 cup of coffee in your mug, and fill the rest with pumpkin spiced milk.

You can enjoy your fall latte with a bit of whipped cream, and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

Salted Caramel Latte

Salted caramel latte is made by heating milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Add salted caramel sauce and cocoa powder to the milk.

Once the milk comes almost to a boil, remove it from the heat. Your milk is ready to be added to fresh coffee or espresso.

Garnish this creamy fall latte with some whipped cream drizzled with salted caramel sauce.

Fall Latte Flavors

Cardamom Latte

Cardamom latte is made by adding a little bit of cardamom spice and honey to your freshly brewed coffee or espresso.

Add your favorite steamed warm milk to create this unique fall latte to enjoy.

You could also add cocoa powder, vanilla extract or a bit of sugar to enhance the flavor of your cardamom latte.

Chai Tea Latte

Chai tea latte is made by creating a chai concentrate in a saucepan over medium heat. To make the chai concentrate, Assam tea is used as a base flavor. Assam tea is a black tea with cocoa, and earthy flavors.

To strengthen the chai flavor, herbs are added to the concentrate to infused the tea (cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, peppercorns).

The chai concentrate needs to have a sweet finish to it, so brown sugar is added along with the herbs.

Once the concentrate has finished brewing, a little vanilla extract is added.

The chai tea latte can now be prepared with a half and half mix of chai concentrate and hot, steamed milk for a flavorful fall latte. Top with whipped cream if desired.

Maple Cinnamon Latte

Maple cinnamon latte has a hint of sweet maple combined with cinnamon spice is one of the most tantalizing fall lattes you can taste.

Maple cinnamon latte is made by adding maple syrup, cinnamon spice, and vanilla extract to espresso or brewed coffee.

Add freshly steamed or warmed milk to the rest of your coffee mug and enjoy this incredible fall flavored latte!

Fall Latte Flavors

Apple Spice Latte

Apple spice latte is the perfect fall latte to sip on a cold evening.

Apple spice latte is made by making an apple syrup.

To make the apple syrup, combine apple juice, water, apple pie spice (cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice, cloves and ginger), and brown sugar over medium heat in a saucepan. Let the mixture thicken over the next 5-10 minutes until it’s a syrup-like consistency.

Add about 4 tbsp of your apple spice syrup to your freshly brewed coffee or espresso.

Add warmed steam milk to make it a bit more of a creamy texture.

Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of apple pie spice.

Maple Sea Salt Latte

Maple sea salt latte is a special sweet and salty fall latte.

Maple sea salt latte is made by adding sea salt and maple syrup to your freshly brewed coffee or espresso.

Fill the rest of your mug with warm steamed milk and enjoy this autumn flavored latte.

5 Crostini Appetizers to Make with Prosciutto

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Crostini appetizers are crunchy, flavorful, and can be made many different ways to mesmerize your taste buds.

Prosciutto is a sweet, smooth meat that goes well on top of crostini’s. Prosciutto appetizers are generally paired with spicy jams, jelly’s, and herbs to enhance it’s flavor.

To make crostini appetizers prepared with prosciutto, balsamic reduction is typically drizzled on top to add a sweet finish to the appetizer.

The balsamic glaze adds a beautiful, professional look to the prosciutto crostini appetizers.

Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

Prosciutto Havarti Crostini

Prosciutto Havarti crostini is made by adding a thin layer of red pepper jelly on top of a freshly baked crostini.

A layer of Havarti cheese is placed on top of the red pepper jelly.

Arugula leaves are added on top of the Havarti.

Prosciutto is layered on top of the arugula, and then is topped with balsamic reduction for this colorful and flavorful crostini appetizer.

Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

Prosciutto and Apple Crostini

Prosciutto and apple crostini is made by adding a layer of fig jam on top of a freshly prepared crostini.

A fresh leaf of basil is added on top of the fig jam.

A thin slice of apple is added to the crostini along with a strip of prosciutto.

The prosciutto appetizer is topped with balsamic reduction to give it a sweet finish.

Crostini Appetizers to Make with Prosciutto

Prosciutto Crostini with Balsamic Glaze

Prosciutto crostini with balsamic glaze is made by adding a slice of burrata cheese on top of a prepared crostini piece.

Prosciutto is layered on top of the cheese, and then balsamic glaze and honey are drizzled on top. T

he crostini appetizer is garnished with a couple strips of fresh basil leaves.

Prosciutto Goat Cheese Crostini

Prosciutto goat cheese crostini is made by spreading a thin layer of goat cheese on top of the prepared crostini.

Fig jam is layered on top of the goat cheese, adding a bit of sweetness to the crostini appetizer.

Take a slice of prosciutto and a basil leaf and put them together.

Then roll them up and place them on the crostini and serve!

The rolled prosciutto crostini appetizer makes them look professional and eye catching.

Peach and Prosciutto Crostini

Peach and prosciutto crostini appetizer is made by first creating an herbed ricotta mixture.

Ricotta cheese is placed in a food processor until smooth. To make it extra rich, heavy cream is added to the ricotta cheese.

Fresh basil and parsley is added to the ricotta mixture for the first layer of the crostini appetizer.

Next, the prosciutto is crisped in a frying pan for a couple of minutes.

This will give the prosciutto a crunchy texture for the appetizer.

To assemble, add a layer of the ricotta mixture on the crostini.

Add a slice of peach on top of the ricotta cheese.

Place a few small pieces of the crisped prosciutto on top of the peaches.

Add a fresh basil leaf, a drizzle of balsamic glaze, and olive oil to top off the crostini appetizer.

5 Tart Filling Recipes

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Tart filling recipes can be made from custard, sugar syrups, jam, or ganache. Tarts are a sweet dessert than be made with fruit, berry, chocolate or nut fillings.

Tart Filling Recipes

Lemon Tart Filling

Lemon tarts are filled with lemon cream custard. Lemon cream has a thicker custard consistency, and is much more creamy and smooth than lemon curd.

Lemon cream is made by making a custard thickened with eggs over a double boiler.

At the end of the lemon custard it is thinned out by adding cubed butter to make it buttery and creamy.

Lemon tarts can be topped with drizzled white chocolate ganache to give the tarts a sweeter finish.

Tart Filling Recipes

Butter Tart Filling

Butter tart filling is made by combining butter, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and an egg over medium head to create a sauce. Butter tarts get their syrupy makeup from adding corn syrup to thicken the sauce.

Raspberry Ganache Tart Filling

Raspberry ganache tart filling is made by pureeing raspberries and removing the seeds by a strainer.

Once the raspberries are pureed and deseeded, it is warmed up in a saucepan with heavy cream.

Just before the cream starts to boil, the raspberry cream mixture is poured over chopped up white chocolate.

The raspberry ganache is mixed until it becomes smooth and glossy.

The tart filling is added to the tart shells after they have been baked, and need to chill for a few hours before serving.

Blueberry Ganache Tart Filling

Blueberry ganache tart filling is made by adding blueberries to heavy cream and warming in a saucepan.

As the blueberries cook, they will become soft and easy to break and squeeze the juice out of them.

Once the heavy cream and blueberries are almost boiling, they are strained through a strainer to remove the skins of the blueberries.

The blueberry juice and heavy cream mixture is poured over a bowl of chopped up white chocolate to create the blueberry ganache tart filling.

Chocolate Tart Filling

Chocolate tart filling is made by heating butter and heavy cream in a saucepan until almost boiling.

The hot cream and butter mixture is poured over a combination of equal parts bittersweet dark chocolate and milk chocolate to create a chocolate ganache tart filling.

The chocolate and cream and mixed together until smooth, and then poured into a tart shell. The tart shell is made of crushed Oreo’s and butter to give it a bit of a sweeter shell.

The chocolate tart should be chilled for a few hours prior to serving.

Lemon Raspberry Macarons Recipe

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Lemon Raspberry Macarons are flavored packed with a burst of lemon and a hint of raspberry taste.

Lemon Raspberry Macarons are made with lemon extract, lemon juice, lemon extract, and raspberry jam to create this sharp sweet flavored macaron.

Lemon Raspberry Macarons can be colored with red, pink, or yellow food coloring. For macarons, you need to use gel food coloring or powdered food coloring in order to color the shells of the macarons. The liquid in a macaron recipe is extremely precise, therefore adding liquid food coloring will ruin your macarons.

Lemon Raspberry Macarons Recipe

Do you need to use lemon extract for lemon raspberry macarons

No, you do not need to use lemon extract to flavor the shells of the macarons. It’s completely optional since you will be flavoring the macaron filling with lemon juice and lemon zest. You can completely omit the lemon extract in the shells if you do not have any on hand.

Lemon Raspberry Macarons

How to decorate lemon raspberry macarons

You can decorate lemon raspberry macarons by:

Lemon Raspberry Macarons Recipe

How to make lemon raspberry macarons
Prep Time2 hrs 28 mins
Active Time24 mins
Total Time2 hrs 52 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: macarons
Yield: 40 macarons

Materials

Almond Batter

  • 55 g egg whites pasteurized
  • 150 g almond flour sifted
  • 150 g icing sugar sifted
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • food coloring optional

Italian Meringue

  • 55 g egg whites pasteurized
  • 38 g water
  • 150 g sugar granulated

Lemon Raspberry Macaron Filling Recipe

  • 1/3 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp raspberry jam

Instructions

  • Place 55g egg whites in a stand mixer and mix on high speed.
  • Place water and sugar in a saucepan on medium heat and attach a candy thermometer to the saucepan to measure the temperature.
  • Adjust the stand mixer speed to beat on low speed. When the syrup gets up to 118 degrees C slowly stream the sugar syrup down the side of the bowl of the stand mixer. Increase the speed of the stand mixer to medium-heat speed and let it beat. The meringue is finished when you can turn the bowl upside down and the egg whites do not move.
  • Place 55g egg whites in a large mixing bowl. Add food coloring using gel food coloring (a little bit on a toothpick) or 1/4 tsp of powdered food coloring. Add lemon extract to the egg whites and mix the color thoroughly until the color is fully emulsified into the egg whites. You could use yellow, pink or red food coloring for your lemon raspberry macarons.
  • Add sifted and measured almond flour and icing sugar. Mix until fully combined. It should feel like a paste when it's completely mixed.
  • Add 1/2 meringue to the bowl. Mix the meringue until it's completely mixed in. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl to mix everything together.
  • Add the rest of the meringue to the bowl. Mix until it's full combined. Continue mixing the macaron batter a little more, a few more turns. It should flow like lava when you lift your spoon. The batter should be glossy and less grainy than when you began mixing.
  • Pipe the macarons 1.5" wide on a silicone baking mat or parchment paper lined baking sheet. They are best cooked on an aluminum baking pan. Then pipe the next macaron 2" further away.
  • Add any sprinkles to the macarons at this point if desired. Pick up the pan and bang the bottom of it to remove air bubbles. Bang the pan 3-5 times.
  • Let the macarons dry for 30 minutes.
  • Bake the macarons for 12 minutes at 300 degrees F.
  • Let the macarons fully cool. Take one of the macaron shells and match it up with a good fit for itself. Match all of your macarons up and place face up.

Lemon Raspberry Macaron Filling Recipe

  • Cream the butter in a stand mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add lemon juice, lemon zest, raspberry jam and vanilla extract and cream together on high.
  • Slowly add icing sugar and beat on low speed until fully combined. Taste test the icing. If you want more of a lemon flavor, you can add a bit more lemon juice. If your icing is too thin, add more icing sugar until you get your desired consistency.
  • Place the icing in a piping bag.
  • Fill the macarons. Put the top of the macaron over top of the filling to create a sandwich.
  • Store the lemon raspberry macarons in the fridge for 3 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month.
How to make Lemon Raspberry Macarons

17 Macaron Flavor Recipes

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Macarons are a specialty cookie that can be made with a variety of fillings including chocolate ganache, buttercream icing and jam.

Macaron shells can also be flavored with extracts, coffee, cookie crumbs, and dried fruits.

You can make your own macaron flavors by taste testing your macaron fillings using these recipes as a base to go off of.

Avocado Matcha Macarons

Avocado matcha macarons are made with matcha powder mixed into the macaron shells. The center filling is a white chocolate ganache mixed with avocado puree. The green tea and avocado white chocolate ganache is the perfect flavor balance of bitter and sweet together.

Raspberry Macarons

Raspberry macarons are made with a buttercream based filling. The buttercream is mixed with raspberry jam to create a raspberry buttercream macaron filling. If you’re wanting a more concentrated burst of flavor, add a bit of jam to the center of the raspberry macaron

Macaron Flavor Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Macarons

Pumpkin spice macarons are made with a flavored outer shell. The outer shell has all-spice, cloves, and nutmeg mixed into the almond batter to give the macarons the “spiced” part of pumpkin spice. The pumpkin spice macaron filling is made with a butter cream base. Pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg are added to the buttercream filling. When assembling the macarons, the filling is a ring of pumpkin spice macaron filling, and then the center is a small amount of caramel sauce. These pumpkin spice macarons have a little bit of a sweet finish with the caramel sauce center.

Lemon Macarons

Lemon macarons are made with a buttercream based macaron filling. The buttercream is made by adding lemon juice and lemon zest to create the tart buttercream icing. Liquid food coloring can be added to the lemon macaron filling for more of a vibrant yellow color if desired.

Caramel Apple Macarons

Caramel apple macarons are made with an apple flavored outer shell. Granny smith apples are freeze dried, and then blended in a food processor to get a fine apple flavored powder. The powder is places into the almond flour base and mixed into the macaron shell. Once the batter has been made and piped, a sprinkle of apple powder is dusted on the tops of the macarons to let them dry into the macaron shells. The center filling is made with making a caramel sauce. There is an option of making the caramel sauce into a salted caramel sauce if desired.

Cookies and Cream Macarons

Cookies and cream macarons are made by dusting the tops of the macaron shells with cookie crumble. The buttercream based filling is made by adding vanilla extract, crushed Oreo cookies, and Oreo cookie crumble. The mixture is blended until smooth and piped into the macaron shells.

Macaron Flavor Recipes

Apple Pie Macarons

Apple pie macarons are made with an apple sauce filling and a cream cheese icing. The apple sauce filling is made with apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. The sauce is thickened and cooled prior to piping. The cream cheese icing is vanilla flavored. The cream cheese icing is piped around the edges of the macaron to make a ring. The apple sauce is placed in the center of the macaron. These macarons have a spiced apple and cream cheese flavor, creating apple pie tasting macarons.

Pumpkin Macarons

Pumpkin macarons are made with a flavored pumpkin outer shell. The outer shell is flavored with pumpkin spice bakery emulsion. An emulsion is similar to an extract in that it gives the flavor to the baked good. The filling is made with a buttercream flavored with pumpkin puree and cinnamon for the perfect fall macaron treat.

Chai Tea Macarons

Chai tea macarons are made with a hint of cinnamon in their outer shells. The filling of the chai tea macarons is made by heating heavy cream with chai tea. The tea is left to steep for 30 minutes to infuse the chai flavors into the heavy cream. The cream is strained, and then poured into a stand mixer with butter and powdered sugar. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla extract, and ginger are added to create the chai buttercream filling for these chai tea macarons.

Cinnamon Roll Macarons

Cinnamon roll macarons are made with cinnamon and nutmeg in their outer shells. The center filling is made with a cream cheese buttercream icing. To add a little bit more sweetness, there is a caramel sauce filling to the center filling as well.

Macaron Flavor Recipe ideas

Orange and Dark Chocolate Macarons

Orange and dark chocolate macarons are made with a vanilla bean outer shell. The center filling is a orange zest infused dark chocolate ganache. Orange dark chocolate macarons have a rich and citrus flavor. The outer shell is colored with orange gel food coloring or powdered food coloring to give it the vibrant orange color against the dark chocolate filling color.

Smoked Salmon Savory Macarons

Smoked salmon macarons are made with chives or dill on the tops of the macaron shells.

The filling of the smoked salmon savory macarons has a base of Boursin cheese, smoked salmon, lemon juice, chives, dill, and pepper to taste.

The filling is quite thick, therefore you can use the star piping tip to pipe the filling into a fancy design for your savory macarons.

Tomato Basil Feta Macarons

Tomato basil macarons are made by making macaron shells, followed by a cream cheese filling.

The filling is made by creaming together cream cheese, feta cheese, basil leaves, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Diced tomatoes are folded into the cream cheese savory macaron filling.

The macarons are assembled by placing 1 macaron shell, then adding a basil leaf, the cream cheese filling, and another macaron shell to sandwich the savory macaron together.

Smoked Salmon and Wasabi Macarons

Smoked salmon and wasabi macarons are made with a cream cheese based filling.

The wasabi powder is mixed with a small amount of water to emulsify it.

Next, the cream cheese is beaten until fluffy, and then the wasabi paste mixture is added to it.

Soy sauce, milk, and green onions are added to the cream cheese base to make this savory macaron filling.

To assemble the smoked salmon and wasabi savory macarons, the cream cheese filling is piped onto the macaron shell, and then is topped with a strip of folded smoked salmon. A small amount of cream cheese macaron filling is piped on to of the smoked salmon for the other macaron shell to hold it closed.

These macarons are not able to be frozen, and it is recommended you assemble them right before serving.

Goat Cheese Macarons

Goat cheese macarons are made with a fig compote. The figs are chopped, heated, and then cooled.

The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, goat cheese, and black sesame seeds creamed together.

To assemble the goat cheese savory macarons, pipe a ring of the creamy goat cheese mixture around the edge of the macaron shell. Add the fig compote to the center of the macaron. Top with the other macaron shell and sandwich together.

Pimento Cheese Macarons

Pimento cheese macarons are made with a mixing pimento cheese with heavy cream in a food processor until fully combined. You can even make your own pimento cheese at home for a more intense flavor for your savory macarons.

Bacon Macarons

Bacon macarons are made with a buttercream based filling. Butter is creamed with powdered sugar, and then a hint of maple syrup and vanilla extract are added. Mix in chopped pieces of bacon to create your savory macaron filling. Pipe inside your macaron shells and sandwich together for a savory bacon macaron.

Macaron Flavor Recipe ideas

Lemon Macaron Filling Recipe

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Lemon macaron filling recipe is a lemon buttercream icing that has a burst of tart lemon flavor made from fresh lemons.

Buttercream icing is one of the most sturdy icings you can fill your macarons with, therefore it holds it shape, and you’re able to make fancy designs with it.

Lemon buttercream for macarons has a sharp, pungent, and sweet taste to it. You can tone down the lemon flavor by adding a little more vanilla extract or powdered sugar. But the flavors should be balanced to give you a sweetened citrus flavor that isn’t too overpowering.

Lemon Macaron Filling Recipe

How to make designs with macaron filling

To make fancy designs in the filling of your macarons, use the star tip or closed star tip.

  1. Pipe the macarons from the edges of the macaron in a circular motion to the center of the macaron. You’ll get a couple of ridges in the filling for the macaron.
  2. Another way to get a design in the filling for macarons is to place the piping tip on the macaron shell, let a little bit of icing come out, and then lift up. Make sure to let enough icing out to give your macaron a good amount of filling. Repeat around the macaron until the entire shell has filling and then place the other macaron shell gently on top, not to crush your design.
Lemon buttercream for macarons

How to color lemon buttercream for macarons

Lemon buttercream for macarons will have a pale yellow color from the zest and lemon juice. If you want the color to be a more vibrant yellow, you can use liquid based food coloring or gel food coloring.

Lemon Macaron Filling Recipe

How to store leftover lemon macaron filling

You can store an excess lemon macaron filling in the fridge for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 1 month. Thaw the lemon macaron filling in the fridge overnight to use the next day.

Lemon buttercream for macarons

Lemon Macaron Filling Recipe

How to make lemon macaron filling
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: icing
Yield: 40 macarons

Materials

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • Cream the butter in a stand mixer until fluffy.
  • Add vanilla extract, lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix on low speed until fully combined.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar. Add up to 2.5 cups of powdered sugar until you get the desired consistency.
  • If your icing is too thick, add a little more lemon juice or a splash of milk. If your icing is too thin, add a little more powdered sugar. Your icing should be thick enough to hold its shaped once its been piped. It should not be runny, or it may drip down the sides of the macaron.

Iced Coffee with Coconut Milk Recipe

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Iced coffee made with coconut milk is a simple recipe that you can make at home that tastes rich and creamy.

Coconut milk gives iced coffee a heavy consistency, which makes the beverage full bodied.

Coconut milk is thicker than using regular milk, it’s even thick enough to use as a whipped cream substitute.

Due to it’s lush makeup, coconut milk with coffee is one of the most satisfying iced coffee’s you can drink.

Iced Coffee with Coconut Milk Recipe

Does coconut milk taste good with coffee

Having a hint of coconut with coffee is the one of the best iced coffee flavors you can have.

Coconut milk is dairy free alternative to milk that is smooth and velvety in texture.

Coconut milk goes well with coffee flavor because coffee is a strong flavor, and it complimented by the thick and soft hint of coconut flavor.

Does coconut milk taste good with coffee

What is coconut milk flavor

Coconut milk flavor tastes like a creamy milk with nuts and a wood notes throughout.

Coconut milk flavor is full bodied and is thicker than regular milk. Coconut milk flavor is not overpowering, it only has a hint of coconut.

What is coconut milk flavor

Coconut Espresso Recipe

  • chilled coconut milk
  • 2 shots of espresso, or 1/4-1/2 cup of fresh coffee
  • ice cubes

To make your iced coffee with coconut milk recipe, begin by adding 3-4 ice cubes in a glass.

Pour your freshly brewed espresso or coffee over the ice cubes to immediately chill it down. You do not need to make coffee ahead of time, the fresher the better. Ice stops the coffee from aging, which makes your iced coffee have the freshest flavor possible.

Coconut milk separates in the fridge. The top portion of the coconut milk is the thick layer, whereas the water will sink to the bottom. It’s best to use the top portion as much as possible to make your coconut espresso recipe.

Skim the coconut milk at the top of a can using a spoon. Gently add more coconut milk to your iced coffee until you have your glass full.

At this point you can add any syrups that you like if you want your iced coconut milk latte to have any extra flavor. Vanilla syrup or caramel syrup go well with coconut milk iced lattes.

Mix your iced coconut milk drink well before serving to combine the coffee and milk into a light brown color.

Serve your iced coffee with coconut milk immediately after mixing and enjoy!

Iced Coffee with Coconut Milk Recipe

Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

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Prosciutto appetizers are best serve with cheese to make them both filling and satisfying. Prosciutto appetizers are simple to make and only take a couple minutes of preparation.

Prosciutto appetizers with cheese will impress your guests and your taste buds! The red pepper jelly makes this simple appetizer have a bit of a bite to it, but it’s not too overdone. If you wanted to make it even spicier, you could add a leaf of Thai basil to it.

The balsamic reduction that is added to this prosciutto appetizer tones down the spiciness of the red pepper jelly. Balsamic reduction is much sweeter than balsamic vinegar, therefore the flavors of the appetizer are balanced in harmony.

Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

What kind of cheese goes best with prosciutto

Cheeses that go best with prosciutto are:

  • parmesan
  • gouda
  • Havarti
  • brie
  • mozzarella
Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

How to serve prosciutto as an appetizer

Prosciutto can be served in many different ways as an appetizer, including:

How to serve prosciutto as an appetizer

Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

How to make a prosciutto appetizer with cheese
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: appetizer
Yield: 15 pieces

Materials

  • 1/2 baguette sliced
  • 20 g prosciutto slices
  • 100 g gouda or Havarti sliced
  • 2 tbsp red pepper jelly
  • 2 tbsp arugula
  • 1 tbsp balsamic reduction

Instructions

  • Slice your baguette and arrange the pieces of bread on a serving plate.
  • Use a butter knife to spread red pepper jelly onto each slice of baguette.
  • Place 1 slice of gouda or Havarti cheese on top of the piece of bread.
  • Place 1-2 pieces of arugula on top of the cheese layer.
  • Add 1 piece of prosciutto on top of the arugula. Prosciutto is best presented if it is folded over onto itself. It makes the appetizer look a bit more fancy.
  • Drizzle a small amount of balsamic reduction on top of the prosciutto appetizer.
    Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese
  • Serve immediately or store in the fridge prior to serving. Make sure to cover it with cling wrap if you need to place it in the fridge.
Prosciutto Appetizer with Cheese

Cookies and Cream Iced Coffee Recipe

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Cookies and cream iced coffee is a self-indulgent recipe you’ll want to make for yourself since it’s both creamy and satisfying. Cookies and cream iced coffee is made with cookies and cream ice cream to thicken it. Ice cream works well for thickening iced coffees.

How to make iced coffee with hot coffee

One of the critical steps in making an iced coffee recipe is pouring the espresso or freshly made coffee over ice cubes immediately.

By pouring the hot coffee over the ice cubes right after making it, the coffee stays fresh and the flavor will come through well for your iced coffee.

Make sure to pour your hot coffee over your ice in a heat proof glass or bowl to make sure nothing will break. Cheap glass has the potential to shatter with extreme temperature changes.

Once you have your chilled coffee, put some ice cubes in a glass, and add your coffee. Fill the glass with your favorite type of milk and syrups. Mix well and serve immediately.

Cookies and Cream Iced Coffee Recipe

What garnish to use for iced coffee recipe

You can put whipped cream, crush Oreo cookies, cookie crumbs, sprinkles, or chocolate shavings on top of your iced coffee recipe as a garnish.

What garnish to use for iced coffee recipe

What if you don’t have cookies and cream ice cream for your iced coffee

If you don’t have cookies and cream ice cream for your iced coffee, you can substitute vanilla ice cream, and 1/8 cup of crumbed cookies or crushed Oreo cookies.

Cookies and Cream Iced Coffee Recipe

What are the ingredients in iced coffee

The ingredients for an iced coffee are: espresso or coffee, ice, and milk. For a more thick iced coffee, ice cream can be added to the iced coffee recipe and then it’s blended together.

What is the iced coffee ratio

The iced coffee ratio is 1/3-1/2 coffee to 3/4-1/2 of milk. If you want your iced coffee to have more of a coffee taste to it, use a 1:1 coffee to milk ratio. If you want more of a hint of iced coffee, use a 1:3 ratio of coffee to milk.

Cookies and Cream Iced Coffee Recipe

How to make a cookies and cream iced coffee at home
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: beverage
Yield: 1 Iced coffee

Equipment

  • blender

Materials

  • 2 espresso shots or 1/4 cup coffee
  • 3 ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup cookies and cream ice cream
  • 1/3 cup milk

Instructions

  • Assemble your blender and add ice cubes to the bottom of it.
  • Pour the espresso or coffee over the ice cubes. This step is critical to chill the coffee immediately after making it so it stays fresh.
    Cookies and Cream Iced Coffee Recipe
  • Pour milk into the blender and add ice cream.
  • Blend for 45 seconds – 1 minute.
  • Check the thickness and taste of your cookies and cream iced coffee recipe. If it's too thin, add a little more ice cream. If it's too thick, add a little more milk. Blend again for another 30 seconds.
  • Pour your cookies and cream iced coffee into a glass and serve immediately.

Best Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

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The best cookies and cream ice cream recipe is creamy, decadent, and will have you coming back for more!

Our cookies and cream ice cream recipe can be made up in about 5 minutes of prepartion time, and only 25 minutes churning in the ice cream maker.

Once it comes out of the ice cream maker, it’s more like soft serve ice cream. The consistency is perfect for placing the ice cream in between 2 cookies to serve as an ice cream sandwich.

Best Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

I recommend using the Cuisinart Pure Indulgence Ice Cream Maker.

You freeze your ice cream bowl for 24 hours, then place it in your ice cream maker.

Place your plastic mixing part inside the bowl, and then put the lid on.

There’s only 1 button of on and off.

They make it simple to make ice cream in about 20-25 minutes. Make sure to set up your ice cream maker in a different room that you can close the door. Churning ice cream is a loud process, but once it’s done, you’ll love making ice cream!!

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What kind of cookies should you use for cookies and cream ice cream

Oreo’s are the best cookie to use for cookies and cream ice cream. They have the sweet icing center, with the crunchy cookie on the outside. The flavor is to die for when using Oreo’s for cookies and cream ice cream.

What kind of cookies should you use for cookies and cream ice cream

What flavor is cookies and cream

Cookies and cream flavor is a combination of vanilla as the base, and crushed cookies throughout the vanilla mixture. When making cookies and cream icing, the ice cream base flavor is vanilla ice cream with crushed cookies. When making cookies and cream icing, the buttercream is flavored with vanilla, and then has crushed cookies mixed into it.

What flavor is cookies and cream

Best Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

How to make cookies and cream ice cream recipe at home
Prep Time10 mins
Churn time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: ice cream
Yield: 4 cups

Materials

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream cold
  • 1 cup sugar granulated
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100-150 g cookies quartered and crushed

Instructions

  • Freeze your ice cream bowl for 24 hours.
  • In a large bowl, combine milk, heavy cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Mix well until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Set up your ice cream maker. Place your frozen ice cream bowl in the ice cream maker. Turn on the ice cream maker.
  • Pour the ice cream mixture into the churning frozen bowl.
  • Let the ice cream churn for 20 minutes.
  • In the meantime, cut your cookies into quarters. Take a large mallet and crush the cookies into smaller pieces.
    cookies for cookies and cream ice cream
  • Add the crushed cookies after the ice cream has churned for 20 minutes. Churn for another 5 minutes to let the cookies completely combine into the ice cream.
    cookies and cream ice cream in ice cream maker
  • When the cookies and cream ice cream has finished churning, place it in an airtight container in the freezer for 3 hours prior to serving. You can still serve it right away after churning, the ice cream will be more like soft serve coming right out of the ice cream maker.
    creamy cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

Notes

*Cookies and cream ice cream is the perfect ice cream to use for ice cream sandwiches. Keep a couple of your cookies to serve as ice cream sandwiches for a special treat!