Holiday Coffee Recipes to Wow Your Loved Ones with!

It’s that time of year again! Whether your goal is to complete your Christmas shopping or just curl up in bed and wind down with your loved ones, we figure you always need some caffeine. After all, nothing gets you in the holiday spirit more than a good cup of coffee. Maybe it’s time to up your coffee game this holiday season -- and we’ve got all the tools that you need!
Ditch your usual long black for a touch of festivity with our 3 quick and easy holiday coffee recipes that you can whip up in no time at home!  From peppermint mochas to gingerbread lattes, these Instagrammable concoctions are guaranteed to dazzle your loved ones and have them come back for more!


Peppermint Mocha

Peppermint mocha ranks at the top of the list! This delectable delight combines 3 of our favourite ingredients; Chocolate, coffee and mint. Grab those candy canes and put them to good use. Trust us, this is a crowd-pleaser!


(Celebrate the holiday season with this cozy peppermint beverage.
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Ingredients: (Serves 1) 
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 1 ounce chopped unsweetened chocolate
  • ¾ cup freshly brewed coffee
  • ½ piece of peppermint candy cane
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings

  1. Add milk and chocolate to a saucepan. Heat over medium heat and stir in small circles until the chocolate has fully melted.
  2. Crush the candy canes into tiny pieces and gradually add them to the milk and chocolate mixture. Stir until the candy has melted completely.
  3. Stir in the coffee and vanilla extract and subsequently remove from heat.
  4. Serve in a mug and add whipped cream, chocolate shavings and crushed candy canes based on preference.



Gingerbread Latte 

Sugar and spice have our vote. Who doesn’t enjoy the smell of fresh baked gingerbread cookies? Tantalize everyone’s tastebuds with this spiced beverage!

(Who doesn’t love gingerbread cookies and coffee?
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Ingredients: (Serves 1)

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¾ cup whole milk (or coconut/almond milk based on preference.)
  • ¾ cup freshly brewed coffee
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Gingerbread cookies


  1. Add hot coffee, ground cinnamon, ginger, sugar and molasses into a bowl and whisk thoroughly to mix the ingredients Transfer to a mug.
  2. Pour frothed milk over and serve with gingerbread cookies.
  3. Add a layer of whipped cream for additional indulgence!


Nutella Latte

Just imagine this beautiful union: creamy and rich Nutella swirled into a warm cup of freshly brewed coffee. Such an indulgent beverage should be a holiday essential! We already know this latte is going to be loved, not only by all kids but even the adults who have got a sweet tooth. Master the art of the Nutella latte and get your December on!

(The best addition to the holiday season: Nutella!
Ingredients: (Serves 1)
  • ¾ cup freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of Nutella
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • Cocoa powder (for sprinkling)
  1. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of Nutella into a mug and pour the warm, freshly brewed coffee over, till the mug is half full.
  2. Whisk the mixture until smooth.
  3. Pour hot frothed milk over till the mug is full.
  4. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top to garnish.


Maple Cinnamon Latte 

Made for coffee lovers everywhere, this dreamy latte is filled with all the right winter flavours. The Maple Cinnamon latte is a sweet indulgence is perfect for breakfast. The best part is, the preparation is made even easier with JJ Royal Coffee’s Cinnamon Tubruk Latte sachets!

(The heavenly goodness that is cinnamon maple latte.
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Ingredients: (Serves 1)

  • 1 sachet JJ Royal Coffee Cinnamon Tubruk Latte (27g)
  • 1 tablespoon Maple syrup
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Chopped Pecans
  • Whipped cream (Optional)


  1. Pour a tablespoon of maple syrup into the bottom of a coffee mug.
  2. Pour in contents of JJ Royal Coffee Cinnamon Tubruk Latte sachet.
  3. Add hot water and stir till all ingredients are completely mixed.
  4. Let coffee brew for 3-5 minutes. Delicious coffee flavors will extract and the microground coffee will settle to the bottom of the cup.
  5. Top with whipped cream, chopped pecans and a dash of cinnamon for additional deliciousness! 

Celebrating the holiday season with family and friends is undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year. Now, you can make it even more special with these delectable treats. Feel free to get creative with these recipes and warm the hearts of your loved ones!