This maca coffee is extremely delicious! This recipe is super quick, versatile, easy, and has a ton of health benefits. You will definitely want to add this recipe to your coffee roundups! It can be enjoyed on ice or in a warm coffee mug! It’s completely up to you!
What is Maca Coffee?
Maca coffee is made of Maca powder from the Maca root, a Peruvian plant grown in the Andes mountains. The maca coffee is a great way to start your morning off because of its many health benefits and the energy boost it will provide! Maca coffee can be made with so many different ingredients. I used a simple recipe and enjoyed it with a slice of honey bun cake. Let me show you how I make this maca coffee recipe!
Organic Maca Powder- This ingredient is the star of the show. It has a nutty, butterscotch-like taste. It can be found in many different colors, such as red, yellow, and black.
Agave-I used agave nectar to enhance this recipe's other flavors. It gives the recipe a hint of sweetness.
Vanilla Extract- It's simply used to enhance the flavor.
Coffee grinds-I use the coffee grinds to compliment the maca powder. It gives this iced coffee recipe a nice nutty taste. You can also use a shot of expresso.
Hot Water-I used hot water to help dissolve the coffee grinds. Again, you can use a shot of expresso.
Ice- Allows the maca coffee to get nice and cold. I also want to go ahead and mention that you can also enjoy this recipe warm.
Almond milk-I used almond milk as my choice of milk, but you can absolutely use any type of milk you prefer.
Cocoa Powder- I used this ingredient to give the recipe delicious chocolate tastes that we all just love in iced coffee.
How to make maca coffee?
One of the main things you will enjoy about this recipe is its simplicity in it. You only need to add all the ingredients into one glass and mix them together.
Chocolate syrup- If you want to sweeten this maca coffee, you can definitely add a few drops of chocolate syrup.
Frothed Milk- Add the finishing touches to the top of the coffee. You can use handheld milk frothed.
Cinnamon Powder- it’s loaded with antioxidants and adds a sweet woody taste.
Maca Coffee Benefits
Even though this recipe has some chocolate goodies in it. It also has a ton of benefits. You can totally blame it all on the Maca powder. Here are some health benefits:
It may help with infertility.
It may help reduce blood pressure.
May Improve learning and memory.
3 Types of Maca Powder
These all have pretty much the same health benefits. They are great in both women and men.
Red Maca Powder- This powder has some fantastic benefits, such as helping with improving moods and chronic inflammation. Promotes bone strength and immune boosting. This can be great for both women and men.
Black Maca Powder- Helps with energy and stamina. It may help speed up skin healing and may help preserve cognitive functions. (Healthline)
Yellow Maca Powder- yellow maca can be consumed daily by both males and females and is considered the best for both because of its ability to boost energy, aid in infertility, and increases mental focus.
This Maca coffee can be made ahead of time and enjoyed later. You can store the coffee in a coffee canister or an airtight mason jar. When you are getting ready to reheat this recipe, you will need to pour the coffee into a cup and place it in the microwave until it reaches your desired temperature.
Where can you find Maca Powder?
Maca powder can be found in stores like GNC and Vitamin shop, but you can also find this ingredient in Whole Foods and Publix. I paid about $12.99 for an 8 oz bag of the powder. If you are wondering.
Other ways to enjoy maca powder
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I tried this and I loved it
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I love it!! It’s my go to drink