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The Classic Taste of Summer: Root Beer Float Frappe

This recipe uses our All Natural Madagascar Vanilla base to capture the classic taste of summer and can be made with non-fat milk to make a fat free treat. MOCAFE™ Root Beer Float Frappe 6.5 tbsp MOCAFE™ All Natural Madagascar Vanilla Base 1.5 oz Torani Root Beer Syrup 5 oz Milk (use fat-free milk for […]

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Iced Azteca D’Oro: Embracing the Warmth

Azteca D’Oro: Embrace the Warmth to Escape the Heat The summer sun is sweltering and the days are lingering. At MOCAFE we are celebrating summer with simple pleasures to beat the Southern California heat, including evening swims in the Pacific Ocean, sun-drenched summer vacations and sipping frappes under the local cafe’s patio umbrella.  Our favorite […]

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Matcha (Green Tea) Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a favorite in our house. I use my great-grandmother’s recipe, which is so simple, yet so delicious. My dad makes it often, too, but he adds a secret layer of Nutella on the bottom. Next time you make a traditional cheesecake, I highly recommend that addition. But, I’m not a purist. I like […]

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

Now that I told you about the hot chocolate sale, it got you thinking about it, didn’t it? I have that problem too. Tell me there’s chocolate in the vicinity and I’m done for…unless I can have some. I’m not a chocolate snob either. Cake, cookies, ice cream…straight from the package. I’ll take it all. […]

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Chai Spiced Sugar Cookies

The cool thing about chai is that with the variety of spices that make it up, you can mix and match to find something that works perfectly for you. I don’t make mine from scratch, leaving my cups to the professionals instead, but it’s nice to know that I could make my own if I […]

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Honey- Chai Cake

I’m always looking for a new recipe to mix some chai into. Today I stumbled across one for chai-spiced honey bundt cakes that sounded really tasty. Adapted from this recipe: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 1/2 cups (packed) golden brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups hot water […]

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Gingerbread lattes ANY time of the year

Ever have one of those, “Why didn’t I  think of that?” moments? Here’s one for you: If you like your coffee iced (or even just a little less-than scalding), make yourself some coffee ice cubes! Simply brew a pot of your favorite drink, pour into ice cube trays and plop a few into your morning […]

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Chai Eggnog

Want a quick way to jazz up a festive holiday drink? Look no further than my favorite and yours: chai. Start with a cup of steaming eggnog, whichever brand you like. Stir in a tablespoon of vanilla chai, and you’ve got yourself an out-of-this-world hot holiday beverage. (When the kids go to bed, you can […]

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Cocoa Marshmallow Bars

A good friend of mine recently had a baby, and when I go to visit her I’d love to bring her something to eat. One less thing for her to worry about! The problem, however, is that she is gluten-intolerant, so finding things she can eat can be challenging. One thing I do know, though, […]

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Chai Apple Crisp

Fall is officially here in New England and I love it. It’s my favorite time of year! The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and it’s time to enjoy all things toasty and spicy. Which brings me to a staple around my house in the fall: Apple Crisp. Is there anything more delicious than crisp […]

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