Delicious Almond Chocolate Coffee Recipe You’ll Love!

Hey there coffee lovers!

Looking for a delicious and indulgent coffee recipe that will satisfy your cravings for something sweet and nutty? Then look no further than my almond chocolate coffee recipe! This recipe is perfect for those who love the combination of chocolate and almonds, and want to take their regular cup of coffee to the next level. Trust me, once you try this recipe, you’ll never go back to plain old coffee again.

As a barista, it’s important for me to experiment with different types of coffee recipes in order to provide my customers with the best possible experience. That’s why I’ve created this almond chocolate coffee recipe – it’s a coffee cocktail that blends amaretto and creme de cacao with hot coffee to create a rich and flavorful result that is perfect for any occasion.

The name of the recipe “Almond Chocolate Coffee” implies that it contains dark chocolate, toasted almonds, and almond extract to create a beautifully rich milky blend. And let’s not forget the final touch – whipped cream on top. It’s like having dessert in your cup!

Whether you’re enjoying a cup at home or serving it up at your next dinner party, this recipe is sure to impress even the most discerning coffee connoisseurs out there.

So get ready to indulge in the best chocolate almond milk coffee of your life. Let’s get started!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Almond Chocolate Coffee
Almond Chocolate Coffee

Are you looking for a coffee recipe that is both chocolatey and nutty? One that satisfies your sweet tooth and keeps you energized? Then let me introduce you to the almond chocolate coffee recipe!

This recipe uses the perfect blend of dark Creme de Cacao and Amaretto, with a touch of almond extract, to create a rich chocolate almond flavor. We then add unsweetened cocoa powder and almond milk to make the perfect base for our almond chocolate coffee.

Not only is this a delicious treat, but it’s also easy to make. Simply brew 1 cup of instant coffee, add in the chocolate almond milk mixture, and top it off with whipped cream and chopped almonds. It’s the perfect twist on your morning coffee routine or a post-dinner dessert.

But what makes this recipe stand out is its versatility. You can serve it cold as an iced coffee or hot as a cozy beverage on a cold winter day. You can also use different variations by adding chocolate chips, espresso powder, or even almond paste to turn this into a mocha almond fudge.

Trust me; once you taste this recipe, you won’t be able to resist it. The chocolatey goodness paired with the nutty flavor is simply irresistible! It’s perfect for anyone who needs an extra boost of energy any time of day or those who want to indulge in some serious caffeine-infused decadence without sacrificing taste!

Ingredient List

 Indulge in this rich and nutty Almond Chocolate Coffee.
Indulge in this rich and nutty Almond Chocolate Coffee.

Let’s take a look at the ingredients that you will need to make this hearty and indulgent almond chocolate coffee recipe. Be sure to double-check that you have everything you need before starting the recipe.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of freshly brewed coffee (instant coffee can also work)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 4 teaspoons of dark Creme de Cacao or Amaretto
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Chocolate chips (optional)
  • Toasted almonds, chopped (optional)

All these ingredients work together to create the best almond chocolate coffee result that bears a fitting name Almond Chocolate Coffee.

The Recipe How-To

 A cup of comfort in the form of Almond Chocolate Coffee.
A cup of comfort in the form of Almond Chocolate Coffee.

Now that you have all the ingredients ready, let’s start creating this heavenly Almond Chocolate Coffee Recipe!

Step 1: Brew the Coffee

First things first, you need to brew your favorite coffee. You can use a coffee maker or even an instant coffee will work great.

Step 2: Make the Chocolate-Almond Syrup

  • In a microwave-safe measuring cup, add ½ cup of chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • Pour in ½ cup of heavy cream and 2 teaspoons of almond extract.
  • Microwave this mixture on high for 30 seconds; then stir it.

Step 3: Sweeten It Up

In an empty coffee pot or carafe, place 1/4 cup of sugar and mix in the chocolate-almond syrup you prepared in step 2.

Step 4: Add More Flavor

Now it’s time to add the second flavor element of our recipe. Pour in a few drops of Creme de Cacao and Amaretto each (as much as you like) to get a rich chocolate almond coffee cocktail.

Step 5: Combine Everything

Pour your hot brewed coffee into the mixture and stir until it’s combined thoroughly.

Step 6: Ice It Up

If you want to enjoy your beverage cold over ice, now it’s time to add some ice cubes.

Step 7: Garnish

Finish it off with a sprinkle of chocolate extract powder, chopped toasted almonds or chocolate syrup, whatever suits your taste buds’ desires.


You’ve made yourself a perfect cup of Almond Chocolate Coffee! Sit down with a piece of your favorite chocolate cake or almond biscotti, and enjoy every sip!

Substitutions and Variations

 Deliciously brewed Almond Chocolate Coffee to start your day.
Deliciously brewed Almond Chocolate Coffee to start your day.

Let’s face it, everyone has different tastes and preferences when it comes to coffee. That’s why I’m here to share with you some substitutions and variations of the Almond Chocolate Coffee recipe, so you can make it truly your own.

To start, if you’re not a fan of amaretto, you can swap it out with another liqueur that blends well with chocolate and almond flavors, such as hazelnut or Irish cream. And if you don’t have any liqueur on hand, you can skip it altogether and just add more almond extract for an extra kick of nuttiness.

For those who prefer a dairy-free version, simply replace the heavy cream with almond milk or any other non-dairy creamer of your choice. You can also use chocolate almond milk instead of regular milk or add a few tablespoons of chocolate syrup for a more decadent taste.

If you want to switch up the coffee itself, try using espresso powder instead of instant coffee or brew a strong cup of freshly ground beans in your coffee maker. You can also make an iced version by pouring the hot coffee over ice cubes and letting it cool before adding the other ingredients.

To make this recipe even more indulgent, add some chocolate chips or toasted almonds to your cup before pouring in the hot coffee. Or blend it into a frozen cocktail by adding ice cream or frozen yogurt and turning it into a yummy dessert drink.

The possibilities are endless with this Almond Chocolate Coffee recipe. Experiment with different variations and find your perfect blend today!

Serving and Pairing

 Almond Chocolate Coffee to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Almond Chocolate Coffee to satisfy your sweet cravings.

This delicious chocolate almond coffee recipe can make for a perfect indulgent treat at any time of the day. Serve it hot or cold, and depending on your mood, you can enjoy it as an after-dinner drink or a midday cup of comfort.

Pair this coffee recipe with your favorite biscotti or almond cake for a delightful gourmet experience that will leave your taste buds craving more. The combination of rich dark chocolate and the nutty flavor of almonds creates an irresistible blend of flavors that make it easy to pair with various desserts.

If serving at a party, consider adding whipped cream and finely chopped toasted almonds as a garnish. This will give the coffee cocktail an elegant look and add depth to the flavor profile. Another fun way to serve it would be in mini espresso cups with a side of almond chocolate bark.

Take your pick from this recipe’s hot or iced variations, either way, top it off with a generous drizzle of chocolate syrup, and enjoy!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Sip, relax, and enjoy the goodness of Almond Chocolate Coffee.
Sip, relax, and enjoy the goodness of Almond Chocolate Coffee.

Let’s talk about how to make this almond chocolate coffee recipe ahead of time, store it properly, and reheat it like a pro.

If you want to make this recipe ahead of time, I suggest making the coffee base first. You can make the hot coffee and let it cool completely, then refrigerate it for up to 2 days. Another option is to brew some strong coffee (or espresso) ahead of time and freeze it in ice cube trays for up to a month. This way you’ll have perfectly chilled coffee cubes to use whenever you need them.

When you’re ready to serve the almond chocolate coffee, simply mix all the ingredients together in a blender until smooth and frothy. If you need to thin out the mixture, just add more almond milk or cold water. You can also adjust the sweetness and chocolate flavor by adding more cocoa powder or chocolate syrup.

If you have any leftover almond chocolate coffee, I recommend storing it in an airtight container in your fridge for up to 2 days. When you’re ready to enjoy it again, give it a good shake or stir before pouring it into a glass along with some ice cubes.

If you prefer to reheat the almond chocolate coffee instead of serving it cold, you can do so by microwaving it in 30-second intervals, stirring in between until it’s heated through. Just be careful not to overheat it as this may cause the mixture to separate or curdle.

Overall, this almond chocolate coffee recipe is perfect for making ahead of time, storing in your fridge or freezer, and reheating whenever you need a quick caffeine fix with a chocolaty twist.

Tips for Perfect Results

 For chocolate lovers and coffee addicts, Almond Chocolate Coffee is the perfect combo.
For chocolate lovers and coffee addicts, Almond Chocolate Coffee is the perfect combo.

To achieve the perfect almond chocolate coffee, there are several tips to keep in mind. Firstly, make sure to use high-quality ingredients. Using high-quality cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and almond extract will give your coffee a richer taste.

Secondly, when making the coffee itself, use freshly ground beans if possible. This will ensure that your coffee is full of flavor and has a fresh taste. If you don’t have a grinder at home, try to buy freshly roasted beans and have them ground at the store before using them.

Thirdly, for the perfect ratio of chocolate and almond flavors, use about 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons of almond extract for every 2 cups of coffee. This will give you just the right balance and prevent either flavor from overpowering the other.

Fourthly, when heating up the milk for your coffee, be careful not to overheat it. You want it to be warm and frothed, but not scalded or burnt. The ideal temperature is between 140-160°F.

Finally, don’t forget to garnish your finished coffee with some toasted almonds or whipped cream if desired. This will add an extra bit of texture and flavor to your drink.

By following these simple tips, you can make a delicious and flavorful almond chocolate coffee that is sure to impress anyone who tries it. So why not give it a try today?

Bottom Line

So what are you waiting for? Give this almond chocolate coffee recipe a try and treat yourself to a luxurious and decadent coffee experience. Impress your friends and family by whipping up this delicious coffee cocktail during special occasions, or simply indulge in a cup of chocolate almond coffee on lazy afternoons. Trust me, once you taste the rich blend of almonds, cocoa, and coffee, there’s no going back to your regular cup of joe.

Remember that the trick to getting the best chocolate almond coffee starts with quality ingredients, precise measurements, and a generous dose of creativity. You can always experiment with different variations of this recipe to find the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness that suits your taste.

And if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try adding some biscotti, mocha almond fudge, or chocolate bark as a side dish to your coffee? This way, you can enjoy an array of textures and flavors that complement each other perfectly.

As a barista, I can confidently say that this almond chocolate coffee recipe is one of the best coffee blends out there. So don’t just take my word for it – give it a try today and discover the magic of this indulgent coffee cocktail for yourself!

Almond Chocolate Coffee

Almond Chocolate Coffee Recipe

This is coffee with a kick.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Calories 2.4 kcal


  • 3/4 ounce Amaretto
  • 1/2 ounce dark Creme de Cacao
  • 8 ounces hot coffee


  • Pour ingredients into coffee cup in order.
  • Top with whipped creme and chocolate shavings.

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Serving: 237gCalories: 2.4kcalProtein: 0.3gFat: 0.1gSodium: 4.7mg
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy
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