Kori Coffee: Here’s what Coffee Looks Like when Rock Solid and Frozen

June 16, 2012

Let’s talk about coffee and the hundred ways to drink this daily staple. Have it on the rocks, diluted with half-and-half, or maybe in jelly form. It’s crazy to even imagine how these ideas just keep coming in. Thanks to the highly creative and disruptive brainchildren of this era, a new form of consuming coffee has entered the highly caffeinated scene—Kori Coffee!

Kori Coffee is probably the antithesis of your regular cup of Joe. Instead of being served piping hot, the espresso is frozen into ice cubes, and served with milk, corn syrup, and even a shot of Kahlua for a bit of buzz!

Know how the bold taste of espresso is sometimes watered down because of the ice? (Yes, coffee lovers, we feel ya’ll.) Well, that won’t be a problem with Kori Coffee. It might require a bit of patience, but trust us when we say that it is worth every droplet!

You have the license to go crazy and replace the Kahlua with your personal choice of liquor. Top it off with a generous serving of whipped cream, and you’ve got the most delectable glass of coffee that everyone is sure to swoon over. Guaranteed.

Kahlua Kori Coffee

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups brewed coffee
  • 2 tbsp Kahlua
  • 2-4 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup Full cream Milk
  • Ice cube trays

Procedure

  1. Pour cold coffee in ice cube trays and freeze.
  2. To serve: divide ice cubes into two glasses.
  3. Serve with kahlua and syrup on the side.

Notes

  1. Feel free to use your preferred coffee brand.
  2. If you don’t have corn syrup, you can make your own syrup (refer to recipe’s section of our Earl Grey Tea Martini Recipe).
  3. You can also use other types of liquor instead of Kahlua like Bailey’s or Creme de Cacao.
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Tina Cillo

wohoo!!! perfect for the summer heat!

mikkawee

Indded! Thanks Tina. We’re excited for you to try it! Let us know what you think! 😉

Rich Tuason

Excellent! Thank you so much! Do tell us (or show us) how it goes!  🙂

Tina Cillo

 Hits the spot Rich!  Can only get my hands on Irish Cream so that’s what I used.
 Here it is http://bloggag.tumblr.com/post/25351856279/kori-coffee-ala-pepper-ph-on-a-toasty-2am-texas.

Rich Tuason

Excellent! Glad it worked out! 🙂
Lol that’s alright 🙂

Ems Tanya
Ems Tanya

This will change the way I drink coffee!! Love it! Thanks for this!

Rich Tuason

Woah! Please tell us how it turns out for you, then!  🙂

lorr
lorr

Cool!! Would love to try this with Bailey’s

Mikka Wee
Mikka Wee

That sounds really delish!!! Let us know how you like it! 🙂 

Junessa Rendon

o___o Wow I will definitely give this a try. And it’s easy to make!

Mikka Wee
Mikka Wee

You definitely should! 😉 Send us a photo of your Kori Coffee experience! 

enjoywithjoy

This would perk you up especially in the middle of the day for sure!

Rich Tuason

That’s a great idea! 😉 To help battle hapontukin!

Mylene Chung

Hapontukin!?!? First time I heard of this! LOL!

Rich Tuason

Yeah! It came from a campaign with Ramon Bautista. 
https://www.facebook.com/Hapontukin  🙂  It was really funny!

iamcjsanjose
iamcjsanjose

nice. something unconventional.

Mylene Chung

Thanks so much! Hope you can try the recipe out!:D

Elaine
Elaine

I am going to freze the the coffee into icecubes and add a shot of expresso for double the strength in addition to the milk.

Mylene Chung

haha! Awesome!! Enjoy!!:)

Guest
Guest

this is genius 😀 please make easy homemade ice cream! 😀

Mylene Chung

We’ll definitely look into that!! Thanks for suggesting!:D

sandrita
sandrita

I second the suggestion for easy homemade ice cream, ideally for those without ice cream makers. I know that NYTimes did an article a while back on easy ice cream using condensed milk & whipped cream (no need to make creme anglais or cooked ice cream base). I know that Kenji of Serious Eats also has a fantastic ice cream hack using ice cube trays and a food processor. Maybe you can develop Pinoy-centric ice cream flavors using those basic methods.

Jenn
Jenn

Leave out the corn syrup, the simple syrup recipe is a go. However, using sweetened condensed milk will replace both the syrup & full cream. Drizzle some dulce de leche (that you made with your crock pot & sweet cond milk) on top of the whipped cream…..mmmmmm, good stuff! (Thank you Leigh Anne creator of www.yourhomebasedmom.com)

Magali

Mmm this looks delish. I’m just getting into coffee drinking so I think this will be perfect for me! Also the photographs are lovely!

Eo

Drinking this right now. Redonkulously good! used 2 shots of Kahlua though.

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Anita
Anita

i will try it, thanks for recipe

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Jennifer Canopin Bautista
Jennifer Canopin Bautista

Hi all! If you want some booze on it , I recommend Tekali Coffe Liquer or Patron XO Coffee !

Might make a good substitute for kahlua. Cheers!

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