Mother’s Day is around the corner and what better way to celebrate this day than to whip up some sweet treats for her. Mother’s should be celebrated every day and this day is a special opportunity to show some extra love. Here are some simple recipes by Abdul Sahid Khan, the Head Trainer of Lavazza India for some lip smacking delicacies for celebrating Mother’s Day.
Saffron Latte, a creamy espresso-based latte with subtle sweetness and earthy flavour of saffron. If she loves a latte, adding a few threads of Kashmiri Kesar, the world’s most expensive spice, adds a subtle sweetness and aroma that she’s sure to love.
- 3/4 cup whole milk
- 3 to 4 saffron threads, crushed
- 30ml espresso
In a small saucepan, heat the milk and saffron over medium-low until hot for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk until thick and foamy. Pour the espresso into a mug and top it up with saffron milk, and serve. If one does not have espresso at home, they can try with 40ml decoction of II Matino brewed in a filter.
Classic Mocha with Mint
Classic Mocha with Mint, is the ultimate mocha coffee recipe for your mom if she loves chocolate. It is a combination of Coffee, Chocolate, Mint and Whipped Cream.
- 40 coffee (moka pot/ espresso/ filter)
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 2 teaspoons mint syrup
- 2 teaspoons chocolate syrup
- 1 sprig mint, for garnish
Whip up the whipped cream to soft peaks while the coffee is brewing and add 1 teaspoon of mint syrup. Once the coffee is done mix 2 teaspoons of Chocolate syrup with 1 teaspoon of mint syrup. Top the coffee with mint whipped cream and a sprig of mint before serving. Garnish it with some extra chocolate chunks if you love chocolate.
Expresso Lemonade, a perfect summer drink with an extra dose of caffeine. Served with a bit of lemon peel and fizzy soda. It tastes bright and full-bodied fizzy blends lemon soda with a cool shot.
- 150ml club soda
- 60ml cold espresso
- 1 or 2 lemon wheels
- 6-8 ice cubes
- Sugar syrup as per your taste
Pour lemon soda over 6-8 ice cubes and top with espresso and add sugar syrup if wanted. Stir and add a lemon wheel and enjoy. Instead of espresso you can use Qualita Rossa brewed in Moka Pot.
Mother’s Day can be celebrated with these curated recipes with no trip to the coffee shop. Try these simple steps and show your baking skills at home.