mocha molasses sugar cookies

Mocha Molasses Sugar Cookies

The yearly approach of the holiday season is a beloved time at Cafè Altura. The holidays bring a welcome change to colder weather, a few days off to spend time with family and friends, and, most importantly, an excuse to consume copious amounts of tasty treats. Try these Mocha Molasses Sugar Cookies with our very own Organic Instant Coffee!

organic pumpkin spice latte

Organic Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

As fall approaches, so too does the arrival of pumpkin-flavored everything. Whether it’s beer, chocolate, or food, tis the season for warm, comforting fall flavors. Here at Café Altura, we’re big fans of festive coffee concoctions, so we figured we’d share on of our favorite recipes with you; a simple but delicious pumpkin spice latte.

The Best Cookies to go with your Coffee

These days, you’re hard-pressed to find a coffee shop that doesn’t sell cookies and other sweets alongside quality brewed coffee and specialty drinks. Cookies and coffee. They just go together, a perfect match. This pairing combination has become a large part of culture in Western Europe and North America starting in the mid-1600’s.

Eggnog Coffee Recipes for Christmas

One drink that epitomizes Christmastime is a creamy, rich, slightly spicy eggnog drink. Really, there’s no point in trying to make it low-fat, although many have tried! Just enjoy the full-fat goodness and flavor. One of the best pairings is with coffee. If so inclined, maybe add spirits to warm up after a long day.

6 Homemade Holiday Coffees

When Christmas is right around the corner, what better way to celebrate than with festive flavors that give you that holiday cheer. Think peppermint and chocolate, eggnog and nutmeg, and gingerbread; sweet and warming in a hot drink. For those of you who are all about a good, strong cup of coffee without all the extras, try this Christmas coffee recipe where you add a little bit of spice to the grounds of the coffee and brew as normal.

Espresso-based Coffees After Thanksgiving Dinner

More Americans travel to be with family on Thanksgiving than on any other holiday. And recently it has become a global affair with one in six brits partaking in the holiday. As for the Thanksgiving meal, it is incontestably America’s most important meal of the year. And if you can’t imagine a great meal without coffee afterward, you’ll love these espresso-based recipes. They will help make your Thanksgiving meal a resounding success:

Chocolate and Coffee Recipes

The joy of food comes from the endless amount of pairings and combinations that can be tried. A classic that never seems to get old is the combination of coffee and chocolate.

How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Just as you can train to make a perfect dessert or dish in a restaurant, you can also learn how to make a fantastic cup of coffee. When it comes to coffee taste, it doesn’t all come down to the quality of the beans. You can heighten your experience, by following some effective principles for getting the best flavor from your coffee.

Ginger Bread Man in Coffee

Iced Ginger Coffee

This inspired iced coffee features a surprising pairing with ginger ale. Courtesy of Katie Shepherd, this recipe incorporates our Organic Cafe Altura Freeze Dried Instant Coffee. Cafe Altura Freeze Dried Instant Coffee is an exclusively sourced blend of organically grown 100% Arabica Coffees selected from three continents. Then we freeze dry it by an exclusive Certified Organic process to maintain …