The average American drinks 3.1 cups of coffee every day.
So, it's evident that American's love coffee. But if you want to spice things up a bit, the new kid on the block is the iced brown sugar oat milk shaken espresso.
This brown sugar coffee boasts a surprisingly frothy texture when shaken like a barista champ! This sweet brown beverage pairs well with friendly walks in nature and sips crisp like a fall morning.
Intrigued? If you haven't tried it yet, you're missing out. This twist on a basic espresso will bring new sparkles to any tired morning or easy-going afternoon.
Read on to learn how to make espresso the right way!
First Things First: Ingredients
Now, we've all fallen foul to changing up the ingredients in a recipe when we don't have the right items. However, if you want the true iced brown sugar oat milk shaken espresso experience, we highly recommended shopping for these exact ingredients - trust us, it'll be worth it.
- 2 TBS brown sugar
- 5 TBS water
- ½ TSP vanilla
- 2 shots of Smile Coffee Werks Classic Espresso
- ¼ TSP cinnamon
- ¼ cup oat milk
Once you've ordered these show-stopping ingredients, it's time to get started. Just don't forget to toss your store your oat milk in the fridge after opening so that you can avoid food waste; you only need a quarter cup per coffee, so you'll have plenty to spare.
How to Make an Iced Brown Sugar Oat Milk Shaken Espresso
You might expect that such an excellent tasting coffee would be challenging to make - but you would be wrong! This other-worldly drink is quick and straightforward to make as long as you follow five very simple steps.
- Combine sugar, water, and vanilla in a small saucepan
- Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and stir continuously for 2-3 minutes
- Remove from heat and set aside
- Pop a pod of Smile Coffee Werks Espresso into your brewer
- Dispose the entire Smile Coffee Werks plant-based pod right in your compost bin. Don’t worry, no messy separating and cleaning required with these pods!
- Add syrup, ice, cinnamon, and your freshly brewed Espresso in a shaker and shake until frothy
- Pour into a glass and top with oatmilk
These steps are simple enough but don't worry if you don't get it right the first time. Even a sub-par iced brown sugar oat shaken espresso coffee will still out-do a standard cup of joe any day!
Enjoy the coffee you've made and concentrate on perfecting your barista skills next time you crave a fall caffeine hit!
Try This Life-Changing Coffee Recipe Today
Whether you’re just waking up, or going on a fall hike, this iced brown sugar Oat Milk Shaken Espresso is sure to be a tastebud-pleaser.
If you're going on a hike, always bring your reusable garbage tote to pick up trash on your travels. But, most of all - remember to enjoy your carbon neutral coffee and share it with friends!
We hope you found this article helpful and are eager to try our coffee. If you loved this, make sure to check out the rest of our blog, Roasted to Composted, for more recipes and sustainability tips.