Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Yummy Hot Holiday Drinks and NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Giveaway #mc #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consultingfor NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a thank me for my participation.

Every year I host a Christmas Open House for family and friends. I serve warm holiday drinks, cold drinks and a lot of yummy Christmas goodies. This year I have a surprise for my warm drinking and coffee drinking guest. What is the surprise? I will be offering tasty drinks from my new single cup brewer, NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto GENIO Coffee Maker. 

Holiday drink recipes

NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto is the only machine that truly delivers delicious, coffee house quality creations every time with patented smart capsule technology delivering up to 15 bars of professional pressure and espresso technology. The machine is a global brand in the Nestlé family and manufactured under the De’Longhi name. I'm so excited to have this powerful little machine right in my very own Susie's Cafe Kitchen! This machine is here just in time for all of my holiday entertaining. 

During my Christmas open house I have a hot cocoa bar which this year will include the NESCAFÉ  Dolce Gusto Coffee Maker for those wanting something a little different than wassail, hot cocoa or egg nog. Their line includes over 17 different hot and cold beverages and some have a tasty crema milk froth all made in under one minute! Here are their varieties:
  • Cappuccino Ice
  • Cappuccino
  • Carmel Latte Macchiato
  • Americano
  • Skinny Cappuccino
  • Nestea Peach Iced Tea
  • Skinny Latte
  • Latte Macchiato
  • Chococino
  • Mocha
  • Chai Tea Latte
  • Espresso
  • Caffe Lungo
  • Caffe Lungo Decaf
  • A Dark Roast
  • Morning Blend
  • Espresso Intenso
Coffee recipes

I know that creating coffee house coffee in your own home might sound complicated but not so with the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto machine. The machine does all the work for you. It has a cold and hot button as well as a dial scroll system to assist you in making quality beverages every time. I love that each coffee capsule has the actual dial mark that you need to set the machine to brew. How awesome is that? The custom dial does allow you to make your coffee stronger or weaker depending on your taste. 

If you are going to be doing a lot of entertaining I strongly suggest you add this machine to your holiday shopping list. This would also make a great gift for most everyone on your holiday shopping list.  This particular size machine is perfect for my college girls. I love that they can use the hot water for tea or coffee and also the cold water to make their favorite iced coffee drinks. Head on over to their website and use the special code GustoGift! and you will get 20% off of your order! What a deal! 

Holiday Drink Recipes

Holiday Drinks

Skinny Snowman Vanilla Latte Macchiato

Skinny Latte Macchiato NESCAFE Dolce Gusto capsules
Vanilla Marshmallows and/or 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 

Make coffee as directed with the NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Machine.
Stir in vanilla and/or vanilla marshmallows.

hot cocoa recipes

Mama Only Chocolate Cinnamon Chococino 

Chococino NESCAFE Dolce Gusto capsules
1 shot of any flavored cinnamon liqueur
Mini chocolate chips, chocolate shavings or cacao sweet nibs

Make chococino as directed with the NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Machine.
Stir in cinnamon. 
Top with marshmallows and chocolate.

coffee recipes

Santa's Candy Cane Chococino

Chococino NESCAFE Dolce Gusto capsules
1 Candy Cane

Make chococino as directed with the NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Machine.
Stir drink with candy cane or drop in drink. 
Top with marshmallows.

Besides taking advantage of the 20% off deal you can also enter to win one below! The giveaway ends January 2nd so you will NOT have this in time for your holiday parties or for a gift. Enter below in the easy to enter Rafflecopter form! Good luck. 

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pippirose said...

My favourite holiday drink is eggnog!

Aly Mashrah said...

My favorite holiday drink is a gingerbread latte.

Nancy Bobbert said...

I love Hot chocolate with a small piece of candy cane in the bottom. I buy extra candy canes just for this purpose.

Erin Elizabeth said...

We love to make homemade eggnog from fresh milk and eggs from the farm, YUMMY!

Maggie Smith said...

I love homemade Baileys!!

Brooke said...

I like to do loaded hot chocolate. Hot cocoa with whipped cream, marshmallow bits, mini marshmallows, and pink sprinkles.

tara pittman said...

I love hot chocolate with lots of marsmellows

Kalona Elaine said...

spiced cider

Kalona Elaine said...

went to website... i think it's hilarious and awesome that they have a product for the Chic Geek :P

keshakeke said...

I love white chocolate hot cocoa

Lesa Burton said...

I love spiced egg nog

Shira said...

Anything pumpkin spice flavored!!! MMMMM:)

Anonymous said...

I would make a warm peppermint mocha!

Mary said...

Hot chocolate! We love to make our own homemade mix then make candy spoons of different flavors to stir in and enhance the drink. It's a fun tradition, I love it!

Becca Wilson said...

I make quite a concoction when I go to 7-Eleven. Half hot cocoa half french vanilla cappachino. Then sugar and almond joy creamer. It is simply amazing!

irene said...

i love hot apple cider!

Emily C said...

hot apple cider!

kresta underwood said...

My favorite holiday drink is white chocolate peppermint hot chocolate.

cyndi br said...

peppermint hot chocolate

Sara said...

Anything peppermint for me please!

Tammy Shelton said...

My favorite is Carmel Latte Macchiato with extra Vanilla.

sohamolina said...

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Kathryn Depew said...

Eggnog - I have to thin it out a little with milk, a little too thick for me straight out of the carton. :)

denisekonkel said...

peppermint mochas!! yummy

D Schmidt mummytotwoboys said...

My favorite holiday drink is salted caramel hot chocolate.

Dianne Hall said...

I love white mochas

Tabathia said...

pumpkin spice latte

Heidi Fryman said...

Homemade Christmas Tea made with cranberry juice, apple juice, orange juice, lemon juice, tea, and spices...served warm. Heaven!

Heidi Fryman said...

Homemade Christmas Tea made with cranberry juice, apple juice, orange juice, lemon juice, tea, and spices...served warm. Heaven!

Jessica said...

I love peppermint hot chocolate.

Danelle Johnson said...

I have two that are specifically only for the Christmas season. One being homemade Hot Chocolate with the huge marshmallows or whipped crème. The other is I purchase the special flavored creamers to add to my coffee.

卓穎 said...

My latest addiction is Chai tea

Nicki Joseph said...

Eggnog lattes..yum

Awilda said...

My favorite holiday drink is my grandmothers Coquito (a Puerto Rican egg nog) Always gets the holiday party started!Yum!

Claudia N said...

My favorite drink is caramel mochiato, Thank you!

ET Pruitt said...

Apple cider

Liza @ Views From the 'Ville said...

A White Chocolate Mocha Latte or just a good-quality hot chocolate :)

Melissa said...

I love Coffee with eggnog as the creamer :) so festive!

Natalie Yeoman said...

Caramel brûlée from starbucks

♥Heather Dawn♥ said...

I love a good hot chocolate!!!

Andrina Goetz said...

My favorite is Peppermint Stick Cocoa!


island girl said...

Love to make Peppermint Mochas with Coconut Milk...love it! Happy holidays to you and happy New Year!

Kristen M. said...

I love warm cider or hot chai tea in the winter season.

mary gardner said...

I love home made eggnog or hot chocolate with peppermint and whipped cream!

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