Cosy Winter Drinks And Books

It’s winter time, so I found two drinks and two books that go together well with this time of the year.

Chocolate Chip Frappuccino

Chocolate Chip Frappuccino

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp chocolate syrup
  • 4 tbsp chocolate chips – mini if possible
  • 4 cups double-strength freshly brewed espresso
  • Chopped or crushed ice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – optional
  • Whipped cream – optional
  • Chocolate syrup – for garnish – optional

Instructions

  1. Fill Blender half full with chopped or crushed ice. Add all ingredients—minus whipped cream.
  2. Blend in blender until thick and still icy.
  3. Pour into 4 tall glasses, top with whipping cream and drizzle chocolate over the whipped cream.

And The Book

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily, #1) Goodreads

 

Barbajada (Milanese Hot Chocolate-Coffee Drink) Recipe

Barbajada (Milanese Hot Chocolate-Coffee Drink) Recipe

  • YIELD:Makes 4 servings
  • ACTIVE TIME:10 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME:10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder (3/4 ounce; 25g)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (2 ounces; 55g)
  • 1 1/2 cups (355ml) milk
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) strong coffee or espresso
  • Whipped cream, for serving

Directions

In a medium bowl, stir together cocoa powder and sugar until thoroughly combined. In a medium saucepan, heat milk over moderate heat until steaming. Whisk in cocoa/sugar mixture along with coffee, whisking rapidly until hot and frothy. Divide into warmed mugs and top with whipped cream.

And The Book

The Fault in Our Stars Goodreads

Alex

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