5 Things to Add to Your Coffee to Spice It Up

A lot of us start our day with a cup of coffee, and it’s probably one of those little things that make life worth living.

It can be very healthy if consumed in moderation because it is full of antioxidants that boost your immune system as long as it isn’t packed with sugar.

But if you want to add a little excitement to your cup, there are many other ways you do that in a healthy way! Here are some things you can add to spice up your cup of coffee at home.

1. Vanilla Extract

Next time you make your morning coffee, add a few drops of vanilla extract while it’s brewing in order to get the best flavor. This tip is perfect for coffee-lovers who love sugar and cannot drink without it!

2. Peppermint Oil

Similar to vanilla extract, peppermint oil adds a festive vibe to your coffee. If you are a fan of essential oils, this one’s for you!

This ingredient should also be sparingly added during the brewing process and you only need to add a few drops of it. You don’t want this flavor to stand out too much.

3. Cardamom

If you are familiar with Turkish coffee, then this spice will ring a bell. Cardamom adds a floral flavor to your morning coffee. You can stir it in your cup once your coffee brewed.

Spices, in general, are a great way to pimp your coffee and experiment. Other examples that fit well are nutmeg and cinnamon!

4. Coconut Oil

Yes! You can alsoput coconut oil in your coffee. Coconut oil has shown to be beneficial for the skin, hair, and diet. Plus, it brings such a nice flavor to any hot drink!

It is recommended that you take a tablespoon of this ingredient and stir it immediately after the coffee is brewed. That way, you don’t have the taste of melted oil in your coffee.

5. Lemon or Orange Syrup

If you are the type of person that drinks their Vitamin C and coffee in the morning, you can do it all at once! It’s a great way to experiment with coffee since you have two authentic aromas in one cup.

If you can’t purchase or find high-quality syrups in your area, put a slice of lemon or orange and a bit of their zest into the coffee and stir. You can also use orange oil. It can’t go wrong!


Many people rush in the morning and need that shot of caffeine, but when you have a chance, take a moment to enjoy your cup of coffee. It can give you a better start to your day. Be sure to accompany the drink with lovely sweets!

In the end, it doesn’t matter how you take your coffee and which one of these you choose to try or add. It’s most important that you enjoy the experience. This can allow you to taste different flavors of coffee and you may even become your own barista!


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