At StayZenned, we believe in the power of mindful rituals to kickstart your day. While we appreciate the Irish for their contributions to coffee culture, we've reimagined the traditional Irish Coffee into a mindful Irish style morning coffee ritual. This coffee blend combines the awakening essence of coffee with a touch of mindfulness and wellness... and a touch of booze.
A BRIEF JOURNEY THROUGH TIME:
The rich tapestry of history where coffee and spirits have entwined through the ages is a wee worth indulging if you may. Coffee's origins date back to the 15th century, inspired by the curious antics of dancing goats. The timeline for the discovery of alcohol is more elusive, with evidence of beer prescriptions by ancient Sumerian doctors as far back as 2011 B.C.
These two worlds converged in Ethiopia when adventurous souls harnessed the caffeine-rich berries consumed by their spirited goats. This experiment gave rise to a brew known as fermented coffee-berry pulp, a delightful elixir often referred to as coffee wine. The rest, as they say, is history.
In this glorious history, countless recipes have emerged, each a celebration of the harmonious union of coffee and spirits. Among them, we proudly present our rendition of Frozen Irish Coffee, featuring StayZenned's irresistible Irish Zen Coffee Ritual.
Our Irish Zen Coffee Ritual combines these two worlds, resulting in a brew that not only awakens your senses but also nurtures your soul.
- 2 Cups of StayZenned Mushroom Coffee Fusion - Lion’s Mane & Chaga
- 5 Cups sweetened cream
- 3oz Irish Whiskey
- 1 bar chocolate, melted
- A pinch of cinnamon for garnish
Brew Coffee: Brew our Mushroom Coffee Fusion according to your preference. Take a moment to inhale the invigorating aroma as it brews.
Freeze Coffee and Sweet Cream: Once coffee is sufficiently cool, add into ice tray mold and freeze. Repeat process with sweetened cream.
Whip Sweetened Cream: While coffee is freezing, whip remaining sweetened cream. Set aside.
Add to Blender: Take four of the frozen coffee cubs and place in blender, along with 1.5oz whiskey and blend until foamy.
Add Remaining Ingredients: Add two cubes of frozen sweet cream, along with 1 tablespoon of melted chocolate, and blend.
Present Moment Indulgence: Pour your Mindful Morning Coffee into a favorite cup. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon on top - not just for flavor, but to awaken your senses.
Sip and Savor: With each sip, savor the rich flavors and embrace the present moment. Let the warmth of the coffee and the intentions set at the beginning of your ritual energize your mind and body.
Mindful Start: As you enjoy your Mindful Morning Coffee, take a moment to appreciate the simple act of nourishing yourself, both physically and mentally.
At StayZenned, we believe that mindful moments like these set the tone for a day filled with focus, energy, and a sense of purpose. Now Drink up your Irish Zen Coffee Ritual and step into the day with intention.