Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Irish Cream Alcohol Free

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!


A nice way to celebrate is to pour yourself a nice cup of coffee that is flavored with this rich  homemade Irish Cream.  It is delicious.  So much better than the coffee creamers you get at the store.

This recipe has evaporated milk, milk, and whipping cream - great ingredients for a rich cup of coffee.  In addition to the milks and cream, this recipe also includes some chocolate syrup, sugar, vanilla extract, almond extract and some coffee granules.  Blend them together and then store in fridge until ready to use.

The recipe suggest using 1/3 cup of creamer to cup of coffee.  I used this amount and it was perfect.   This recipe yields about 3 cups.

Irish Cream
From Taste of Home

Ingredients:
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
EACH SERVING:
1/2 cup brewed coffee
Directions:
1. In a blender, combine the first eight ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Store in the refrigerator.
2. For each serving, place coffee in a mug. Stir in 1/3 cup Irish cream. Heat mixture in a microwave if desired.
Yield: 3-1/3 cups.







4 comments:

  1. I love this alcohol free version. It looks very rich and delicious.

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  2. What a dreamy treat! I don't drink much coffee these days, but I'd indulge in a cup with this yummy creamer :)

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  3. Oh my word, Geraldine, that Irish Cream could be dangerous! In a good way of course:) Thanks for sharing, Geraldine...

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  4. Geraldine, this Irish Cream looks highly addictive! So delicious!

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