Christmas Coffee Guide – Create 3 Nordic-Inspired Coffee Recipes with Nespresso’s Festive Coffees

November 18, 2019

The holiday season is deemed the most wonderful time of the year. Having family and friends come together for an unforgettable celebration is just about the best thing that one can ask for. Of course, special occasions like this warrant special treats, like mugs of indulgent homemade coffee that will warm the hearts of all we love.


In preparation for the festive season, we created a few refreshing and delicious holiday coffee recipes using Nespresso’s Limited Edition Festive coffees – Variations Nordic Almond Cake Flavoured, Variations Nordic Cloudberry Flavoured, and Nordic Black. Whether you like to sip on a hot mug of coffee or take your time with a glass of iced coffee, these recipes will power you through the festivities!

Toasted Marshmallow Latte with Nordic Black

Nordic coffee culture inspired the Nordic Black lungo. What’s better than adding your favorite holiday treats to some smooth Nordic Black coffee? The African and South American Arabica blend is full of sweet fruity notes, and it carries a smooth and lingering aftertaste of cereal.

You probably will love it just as it is, but we realised that it goes equally well with milk and toasted marshmallows. As you can see, I got greedy and added more marshmallows than the cup can hold. Stay home, and watch some Christmas movies with this festive drink in hand. Here’s our simple recipe:

  1. Add a shot of capsule coffee
  2. Fill ½ the cup with steamed milk
  3. Fill ¼ of the cup with milk froth, leaving some space for the marshmallows
  4. Place 3-4 marshmallows on the froth
  5. Torch the marshmallows lightly for about 10 seconds


Honey Almond Latte with Variations Nordic Almond Cake Flavoured

The Honey Almond Latte comprises a shot of Nespresso’s Variations Nordic Almond Cake Flavoured coffee and streaks of honey. It is very easy to recreate the recipe. Of course, you can choose to replace honey with salted caramel sauce instead. It makes for a pretty picture, but you’ll need to take photos of your cuppa quickly. Here’s our recipe:

  1. Drizzle honey in the cup
  2. Pour in a shot of capsule coffee
  3. Fill 2/3 of the cup with milk
  4. And the remaining 1/3 with milk froth
  5. Top with crushed almonds

Nespresso’s Variations Nordic Almond Cake Flavoured coffee carries caramelised notes and biscuity aroma. You can definitely taste hints of vanilla custard, whipped cream, almond, and meringue. It’s as though you are eating a cake! Now, for the grand finale — sprinkle some crushed almonds on top of the frothy milk. The toasty, nutty nuances make the drink so delicious.




Berry Brew Latte with Variations Nordic Cloudberry Flavoured

Our Berry Brew Latte is an easy dessert-like iced coffee you can make at home. It is crafted with Nespresso’s Variations Nordic Cloudberry Flavoured coffee, a medium roast with sweet fruitiness, and a hint of acidity. With the addition of blueberry syrup, those flavors are enhanced. Savour the drink right away after a sumptuous Christmas feast. Here’s our recipe:

  1. Place 2-3 ice cubes in the cub
  2. Drizzle 1 tsp of blueberry syrup in the cup
  3. Add in a shot of capsule coffee, chilled.
  4. Fill the cup to ¾ full with milk
  5. Top with whipped cream
  6. Finish off with more blueberry syrup if needed





Just a touch of a button, and you can create moments of indulgence with Nespresso’s 3 limited edition festive coffees. Sit back, relax and enjoy these holiday creations!

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Nespresso’s festive coffees are available online, and at all Nespresso boutiques (ION Orchard, Vivocity, Raffles City, Takashimaya, Tampines Mall (Pop-Up) and Marina Bay Sands(Pop-Up)). Don’t miss Nespresso’s exclusive festive offers of up to 20% off their machines!

May your holidays be bright and coffee-scented!