You know that old commercial...."Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't". Well...even though this drink is called "Double Nut" ...one is a nut and one's not.
Let's start at the beginning. Not so long ago...in the rather recent past, through the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program I received 2 bags of Godiva coffee.
Chocolate Truffle and Hazelnut Creme. My mission? To create an iced coffee beverage. Being in a nutty mood, I chose to play with the nuts first. I made a nice big pot of Hazelnut Creme coffee....drank a wonderful cupful and enjoyed it immensely. It was rich without being too sharp or bitter. Flavorful without tasting overly much or imitation. I love hazelnuts but I refuse to add flavored cremes to my coffee because it doesn't taste 'right' to me. This coffee blend has the perfect combination.
Right then and there I knew this was the coffee I'd use for my iced coffee beverage. And being the
And that's where the second....non-nut, comes into play.....Coconut Rum.
Double Nut Godiva Iced Coffee
makes 2 servings
6 oz cold, strong Godive Hazelnut Creme Coffee
6 oz Coconut Rum
4 oz creme, half n half or milk
1 tray of ice cubes
Whipped Cream and Chocolate Syrup to garnish
Combine the coffee, rum, milk and ice cubes in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into an 8oz chilled glass. Top with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.
This is a wonderful little drink to enjoy after a hot day as you sit in the backyard enjoying the sunset and cooling breeze. Once you get to the bottom of the glass....who knows, maybe you'll even be relaxed enough to act like the hidden child within...and slurp up that last little bit with a straw and make that extremely annoying sound that's only funny when you're a kid or when you're 'fuzzy' enough to think so.