Archive for the ‘beverages’ Category

Happy International Coffee Day!

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Flavor your coffee with Watkins Extracts; the possibilities are endless.Vanilla_01008

Cafe Vienna

2 teaspoons non-dairy creamer

1 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoons Watkins Vanilla Extract

1/4 teaspoon Watkins Cinnamon Extract

one cup coffee


Cafe Swiss Mocha

1 Tablespoon non-dairy creamer

1 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1/4 teaspoon Watkins Chocolate Extract

one cup coffee


Cafe French Vanilla

4 teaspoons non-dairy creamer

2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

one cup coffee


Cafe Framboise

2 teaspoons non-diary creamer

2 teaspoons sugar

1/4 teaspoons Watkins Raspberry Extract

one cup coffee


Bon appetit!





Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

pumpkin pie spiceExtracts! Extracts! Read all about it!  Watkins just introduced two new extracts; Hazelnut and Pumpkin Spice and three new spices; Creamy Cinnamon Sugar, Garlic Herb Seasoning and Pumpkin Spice!

Welcome Fall with a new recipe…

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

1 1/2/360 mL cups milk

1 1/2 teaspoon Watkins Pumpkin Spice Extract

2 teaspoons Watkins Pure Vanilla Extract

2 teaspoons sugar (to taste)

1/4 cup of espresso or 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee

whipped topping

Watkins Pumpkin Spice for garnish (optional)

In a small pan combine milk, pumpkin spice extract, vanilla and cook on medium heat, whisking until boiling.

Remove from heat. Pour into two mugs, add the hot espresso or coffee, and top with whipped cream and a dash of pumpkin pie spice on top.

Spiced Cran-Apple Drink

Monday, November 25th, 2013

1/2 cup brown sugarIMG_0959

1 tsp Watkins Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Watkins Allspice

1/2 tsp Watkins Ground Cloves

1/4 tsp Watkins Nutmeg

4 cups water

4 cups apple juice

2 cups cranberry juice

Combine all ingredients, microwave on high 13 – 14 minutes or warm in a crock pot 2 – 4 hours.  Serve warm in cups with cinnamon sticks.  Makes 10 servings.  Call for your Watkins spices or order online.

Bon appetit!


Watkins French Toast and Vanilla Soda

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Few companies can claim a name association with Vanilla like Watkins.  Watkins has been producing the world’s finest Vanilla for over 100 years IMG_1797and is recognized as the name in Vanilla by hundreds of thousands of loyal customers. We offer a number of different Vanillas to fit your needs.  Whether it’s our signature Original Double Strength Vanilla, which is extremely concentrated, or our Organic Vanilla for those who only want to use an organic extract, Watkins has a Vanilla extract to suit every baking need.

French Toast from Watkins Vanilla Classic Recipes

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/2 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla

1/4 teaspoon salt

6 slices day-old bread

1 tablespoon butter

Combine eggs, milk, Vanilla and salt in shallow bowl; mix well.  Dip bread slices in egg mixture.  Melt butter in large skillet; cook bread until golden brown on both sides.  Serve hot with maple syrup, powdered sugar or tart jelly.  Makes 3 servings.

Vanilla Soda from Watkins Vanilla Classic RecipesIMG_1721

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla

1 cup club soda

1 scoop Vanilla ice cream

Combine sugar and Vanilla in bottom of tall glass; mix well.  Pour in club soda, stirring gently to blend.  Carefully add ice cream to glass; serve with straw and long spoon.  Makes one serving.

Bon appetit!