AuthorMagdalena O'Neal

Some mornings, you need a coffee drink that brightens your day more than an average cup of joe would. This simple recipe takes the basic sugar you might add to your coffee and turns it to caramel, and makes creamer into sweet whipped cream. Two additions to your mug that will be sure to put a smile on your face and help you to begin your day on a sweeter note.

How to Make It

1

Add whipping cream and sugar to a small bowl. Whip five minutes until a soft whipped cream forms, it's should be a pourable consistency.

2

If using espresso, pour hot water over both shots in a mug. If using a cup of coffee, pour it into a mug for serving.

3

Add cream on top of the coffee in the mug. Drizzle caramel on top of the cream, and stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Caramel Sauce
4

To make the caramel, cook 2/3 of cup sugar with 3 tablespoons of butter in a heavy saucepan over high heat, stirring until amber-hued, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in one cup of whipping cream (it'll bubble up). Cook, stirring until it boils. Keeps 1 month, chilled.

Ingredients

 ¼ cup heavy cream
 1 tsp sugar
 2 shots of espresso, or one cup of hot coffee
 ½ cup hot water (omit if using hot coffee)
 2 tbsp caramel sauce (see recipe)

Directions

1

Add whipping cream and sugar to a small bowl. Whip five minutes until a soft whipped cream forms, it's should be a pourable consistency.

2

If using espresso, pour hot water over both shots in a mug. If using a cup of coffee, pour it into a mug for serving.

3

Add cream on top of the coffee in the mug. Drizzle caramel on top of the cream, and stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Caramel Sauce
4

To make the caramel, cook 2/3 of cup sugar with 3 tablespoons of butter in a heavy saucepan over high heat, stirring until amber-hued, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in one cup of whipping cream (it'll bubble up). Cook, stirring until it boils. Keeps 1 month, chilled.

Caramel Cream Coffee