You guys, I just made a brilliant discovery!
(Unless, of course, this idea is all the rage on the internet and I have just now discovered it for myself. In which case, I haven’t actually discovered anything, but let me have my moment of glory, would ya?)
Anyhoo, because I am out of both real coffee and my preferred half and half in which I add to my real coffee, I am now officially in survival mode when it comes to my
addiction love of all things java.
Enter: whipped cream & instant coffee.
I put water to boil on the stove, filled a giant coffee cup with whipped cream (from a can – gasp!), and
impatiently waited for my water to boil.
Seeing as how I always need to be doing something, I added my instant coffee granules to my whipped cream and began to stir them in.
As the granules started to dissolve, I knew I was on to something!
Sure enough, I tasted it and just as I thought – DELICIOUS!
Here’s how I did it:
1. I used a 2-cup mug and filled it to the top with whipped cream.
2. I sprinkled 1 teaspoon of instant coffee granules (actually this organic brand is pretty good & frugal!) on top and stirred them in.
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It doesn’t get much easier than that, does it?
(I’m sure you could do this with homemade whipped cream, too. If you try it, come back and let us know how it worked!)
Now I have an excuse to make some brownies or chocolate cake so that I have something on which to eat said brilliant discovery.
As if we really need an excuse for chocolate, right?
Enter my One-Bowl Healthier Chocolate Cupcakes! (If you haven’t tried these babies, you must. Healthier chocolate desserts mean you can eat more of them. I know – I love you, too.)
Be sure to benefit from my brilliant discovery and try this yourself.
It’s a great addition to your coffee, wonderful on top of ice cream, or a fun frosting alternative for your favorite dessert.
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What do you think? Have you ever had Java Whipped Cream before?