Anyone who likes a cup of java is sure to enjoy this homemade stir-in. For a quick Christmas gift, put the creamer in a festive basket and add a fun mug or package of gourmet coffee.—Carol Forcum, Marion, Illinois
Warm up on a cold day with this coffee mix. You can prepare it in advance and just add boiling water when you want a tasty mugful. It also makes a nice gift.—Gladys Goldstone, Nanaimo, British Columbia
I wanted something that both coffee and non-coffee drinkers would enjoy, so I added cherry flavoring to a cappuccino mix. This creamy dessert coffee is extra festive when garnished with holiday sprinkles.—Jennifer Waters, Lubbock, Texas
Rouse sleepyheads out of bed with big cups of this anything-but-average cup of joe from our Test Kitchen. Brewed with lemon peel then stirred into mugs with a pineapple-sugar mixture, it adds zest to morning routines.
For a cool and creamy breakfast beverage, try this quick recipe from our Test Kitchen. Freezing leftover coffee in an ice cube tray ahead of time will give you coffee cubes to keep your drink chilled without diluting the flavor. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
Our home economists love frosty specialties from coffeehouses. They're not happy with the fat, calories and prices that accompany those beverages, however, so they created their own. Now they can indulge in each refreshing sip without a moment of guilt.
If you prefer a creamier cappuccino, try a breve. The half-and-half cream creates a thick, rich foam that stands up well when mixed with Easy Espresso. Add sugar or flavored syrups to taste.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Traditionally, a cappuccino is one part espresso mixed with one part steamed milk, then topped with one part foamed milk. This recipe lets you duplicate your favorite coffeehouse beverage, minus the specialized equipment.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen