Mocha Pancakes with Cold Drip Coffee

Mocha is coffee with milk and chocolate. Not a bad combination, if you ask us! And it gets even better if you use cold drip coffee. The Ethiopian Limu is perfect for a delicious glass of mocha coffee. Limu is characterized by traditional coffee flavors in which pure chocolate and caramel can be recognized. A delicious coffee to combine with chocolate! Pancakes by themselves are already delicious. But chocolate pancakes are super delicious. Add some coffee to the mixture and you have the ultimate pancake! A super easy-to-make recipe: ideal for a relaxing sunday morning. Thank you Stay Alive and Cooking for this delicious recipe!

What do you need?

  • 125 grams of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 125 ml Limu coffee, Batavia Dutch Coffee
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Half a teaspoon of sunflower oil
  • a pinch of salt

How to make these mocha pancakes?

STEP 1: Stir the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together.

STEP 2: Add the egg, milk and coffee and mix it all together.

STEP 3: Add the vanilla extract, the sunflower oil and the salt. Mix through until you see small bubbles.

STEP 4: Use a cooking ring if you want to bake your pancakes in a nice shape. Make sure to heat up the cooking ring before use, so the batter does not stick to the ring.

STEP 5: Heat a baking pan with some butter. Add three tablespoons of the batter and bake the pancakes until golden brown on both sides.

STEP 6: Serve with some syrup or powdered sugar.

TIP 1! You can also make these mocha pancakes vegan very easily. Replace egg and milk for soya milk, almond milk or oat milk. And voila!

TIP 2! You can add raisins to the batter as a variation. As a topping you can go for delicious forest fruits, whipped cream or chocopasta!

Enjoy it!

Delicious Granité Ice Cream with Yirgacheffe Coffee

Feel like making something extra special? Then try this recipe for granite ice cream! A super tasty ice cream cocktail with Yirgacheffe coffee, gin and tonic. Yirgacheffe is an unwashed coffee, with a portion of the flesh remaining around the bean while drying. This gives the coffee a very pronounced fruity character. Yirgacheffe belongs to the Mixed Heirloom variety. This recipe was developed by Vera Home, from She develops zero waste recipes. You can also find her at!

What do you need? 

For six persons you’ll need:

  • 400 gr of sugar
  • 400 ml of tonic
  • 60 ml Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin
  • 1 lime
  • 100 ml Batavia Dutch Coffee Yirgacheffe

How to make Granité ice cream

STEP 1: Put the sugar with an equal amount of water in a deep-bottomed pan. Let the sugar slowly dissolve in the water, on low heat.

STEP 2: Allow the sugar to cook for 1 minute after it is completely dissolved. Then take the sugar water off the heat and let it cool down.

STEP 3: Mix the tonic water with the sugar water and place it in the refrigerator for 12 hours or leave it there overnight.

STEP 4: Afterwards, add the gin, the juice and lime to the mixture.

STEP 5: Pour the mixture into a bowl and place it in the freezer. Let it sit for about half an hour.

STEP 6: Stir well with a fork to loosen all frozen pieces, return to the freezer and repeat every half hour until everything is fully crystallized. This can take about 3 hours.

STEP 7: Serve the granite in cocktail glasses with a shot of Yirgacheffe of Batavia Dutch Coffee.

Tip! If you want a different citrus dimension in the granite, take a Bergamot lemon instead of lime.


Chocolate cocktail with Limu Coffee

Our Limu coffee can be deliciously combined with chocolate. So that is exactly what we did for this delicious chocolate cocktail. Limu grows in the shades of the Beletta forest in the Limu region of Ethiopia. The Arabica coffee belongs to the Ethiopian Heirloom variety, growing at 1800 meters of altitude. The Limu is characterized by traditional coffee flavours with a dark chocolate and caramel aftertaste. With the added freshness of citrus, this coffee is delicious both pure or combined with chocolate. The chocolate cocktail really brings suits the coffee well. This cocktail recipe can be created with or without alcohol, making it a delicious breakfast drink as well. Without further ado, this is how you can make a chocolate cocktail with Limu coffee yourself! Also, check out our other Batavia dutch coffee recipes here

What do you need?

For the mocktail you need:

  • 100ml of chocolate milk
  • 100ml Limu Batavia coffee
  • 1 cinnamon stick

For the cocktail, you need to add:

  • 50ml of Licor 43

How to make Chocolate cocktail with Limu Coffee?

Step 1: Pour the chocolate milk and Limu coffee in a glass and add the cinnamon stick

Step 2: Add the Licor 43 to make a cocktail out of your mocktail.

Tip! Allergies? Replace the chocolate milk with chocolate oat milk or chocolate almond milk!

About Licor 43

Licor 43 is a Spanish liqueur that originally comes from Cartagena. It dates from 1924 and contains 43 secret ingredients. Until today, nobody has managed to find this secret recipe! However, in the unique taste of licor 43 at least a hint of citrus and vanilla can be found. The indefinable flavor and unique character makes this liqueur a perfect match with our Limu coffee. It is a sweet tasting liqueur containing 31% alcohol. It is one of the most famous Spanish liqueurs and all 43 ingredients are natural.


Coffee Bavarois with Yirgacheffe: A Batavia Coffee Recipe

Make this delicious coffee bavarois with our Yirgacheffe coffee. Bavarois is a spongy pudding, made with gelatine and egg. A beautiful and nice dessert! The Yirgacheffe is an unwashed coffee, with a part of the pulp still attached to the bean while drying. This gives the coffee a vigorous, fruity character. The Yirgacheffe belongs to the mixed Heirloom variety. The coffee bavarois is not too sweet and has a mild coffee flavour. If you like it to be sweeter, you can try using more sugar in the whipped cream. Without further ado, this is how you can make coffee bavarois with Yirgacheffe yourself! A special thanks to for the recipe.

 What do you need?

  • 350ml of Batavia Yirgacheffe coffee
  • 3 leaves of gelatin
  • 350ml of whipped cream
  • 100gr of cane sugar
  • 1 shot of coffee liqueur
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 bag of mocha instant coffee
  • Mocha beans

How to make Coffee Bavarois?

Step 1: Place the gelatin leaves in a bowl with cold water. Let them sit until soft and moist, then take them out and firmly squeeze them. Place them on a platter with a splash of coffee and heat for 15 seconds in the microwave, until the gelatin leaves are melted into the coffee.

Step 2: Put the rest of the coffee in a bowl and mix with gelatin through it with a whisk. Place the mixture in the fridge. Check up on the mixture once in a while.

Step 3: Beat the whipped cream and add sugar. Whisk until stiff. Mix the egg with the whipped cream and place in back into the fridge.

Step 4: If the coffee is starting to become a thick liquid substance than mix it through the whipped cream with a spatula.

Step 5: Before serving you can decorate the cup by adding mocha powder and a coffee bean on top of the Bavarois.


Fresh ice coffee with orange and cinnamon

Now that the temperature is starting to rise and sun is starting to shine, we realize that you probably can’t wait to celebrate spring with a fresh ice coffee! Our Santuario can be made extra special with this recipe. The bean is grown in the Cauca region of Colombia. This single estate Arabica coffee belongs to the red bourbon Caturra variety. The Santuario has a powerful, spiced taste and acidity. Santuario coffee is generally liked by fans of strong espressos. It is the perfect base for a classic ice coffee. With the refreshing taste of orange and spicy after flavor of cinnamon this drink is perfect for a bright spring day! Without further ado, this is how you can make fresh ice coffee with orange and cinnamon yourself! Thanks to

What do you need?

  • 100ml of Alpro almond milk (unroasted)
  • 70ml of Colombian Santuario
  • 4 ice cubs
  • ½ orange
  • 2ts cinnamon
  • a blender

How to make this fresh ice coffee?

Step 1: Place the almond milk, the Santuario, the ice cubes and cinnamon in the blender. If you use roasted almond milk the taste will be a bit sharper. If you want a bit more of a sweet taste, you should use regular almond milk.

Step 2: Rasp a half orange and add the rasp to the ice coffee

Step 3: mix all ingredients and serve right away. Additionally, you could a bit of cinnamon on top.

Tip 1: Allergic? The almond milk can be easily replaced by soya milk, oat milk or cow milk. Do you have a sweet tooth? Add a table spoon of sugar and some ice cream on top.

Tip 2: Time for a cocktail? This recipe can be effortlessly transformed into a coffee cocktail by adding 50ml of rum or replacing the almond milk with 50ml of Baileys!