Maple Buttered Coffee Recipe

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There is a trend of putting butter in coffee. I find this sweet and creamy version more palatable.

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Maple Buttered Coffee

Ingredients

  • 3 cups coffee
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 pats unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp. half and half

Instructions

  • Combine one cup of hot coffee with two pats of butter, and add maple syrup and half-and-half. 

Accompaniments

  • Nutella and butter on a baguette
  • Raspberry jam and butter on a baguette

Origins

This coffee is inspired by three other beverages.

  1. In Tibet, people drink a smoky tea loaded up with yak butter and pink Himalayan salt. It provides fluids, caffeine, fat sodium and calories. It gives you energy to work all day at a high altitude and cold. Once source states that people drink up to 40 cups of this tea a day.
  2. Dave Asprey adapted and Americanized the beverage as buttered coffee, by adding grass-fed butter and coconut oil to coffee.
  3. Hot buttered rum is an English beverage made from hot water or tea, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and of course, rum and butter.

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  1. 5 stars
    Wicked good. I left out the cream because I felt more like having black coffee. Unsalted butter and REAL maple syrup are awesome. I generally don’t like unsalted butter, but I’ll keep it around for this coffee if nothing else.

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