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Coffee Drinks For Every Mood

Be Your Own Barista With These Must-Try DIY Coffee Creations For Every Mood

We've partnered with Folgers® Coffee to inspire you to make the most of your daily cup of joe.

True caffeine-lovers know that coffee is appropriate for pretty much every vibe — you just have to pick the right preparation. Black coffee might be the move on a hectic Monday morning, but a more relaxed weekend brunch might put you in the mood for something a little bit extra. Get inspired by the four simple coffee recipes ahead. Who says you have to stick to your usual order anyway?


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Feeling stressed out by the length of your to-do list? Pick a coffee drink that represents the cool, calm, and collected state you aspire to, like a vanilla iced coffee. The combination of iced Folgers Noir® True Dark coffee, a little milk, and just a touch of vanilla extract is quite literally chilled — and you could stand to chill out a bit right now, too. Pro tip: serve over coffee ice cubes for an even stronger dark roast flavor.


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High-energy days require an equally full-flavored coffee drink, like a spiced café mocha. Warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or pumpkin-pie spice bring a whole new dimension to the dark-chocolate taste of a standard mocha. It's the ideal beverage to celebrate knocking a big presentation out of the park, finding your dream apartment, or accomplishing a major goal.


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You've already put on a freshly styled outfit (complete with real pants!) and pressed play on your favorite podcast, so it's time for an equally sophisticated coffee. Go with a hazelnut café au lait, because if frothing milk at home doesn't say "fancy," nothing does. It's as easy as combining strong brewed coffee with a little hazelnut syrup, then topping off your mug with foamed milk. No frothing wand? Just whisk milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat to create that silky texture.


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Sometimes, you just need to treat yourself. Whether you're feeling down from a fight with your roommate or rough day at work, an affogato will cheer you up. Pop a K-Cup® Pod into your Keurig brewer for a strong, hot cup of coffee, then pour it over a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream for a super fast, restaurant-worthy pick-me-up.


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