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How to make homemade coffee body scrub

How to make homemade coffee body scrub

STOKES-COFFEE     NOV 9, 2018

You may not think it, but coffee is actually really good for your skin and the idea of using your coffee beans in a body scrub might shock you - but, we think you’ll be glad you tried it!   ...


Vegan Coffee & Walnut Cake

Vegan Coffee & Walnut Cake

STOKES-COFFEE     OCT 8, 2018

This coffee and walnut cake uses oil and plant milk in place of dairy ingredients, making it ideal for vegan week. We recommend using your favourite Stokes coffee as an espresso to make the sponge extra moist. Ingredients: Cake 250g...


Vegan Chai Muffins

Vegan Chai Muffins

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 25, 2018

Tea in muffin form is ideal for breakfast, and the warm spices of chai bring scented richness without being too heavy. These are dairy-free, but if you want to, you can easily use semi-skimmed milk in place of the almond...


Espresso Martini Tiramisu

Espresso Martini Tiramisu

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 18, 2018

The Espresso Martini is every coffee lover’s favourite cocktail, and this tiramisu is sure to become their new favourite dessert! Our quality coffee works great in this dessert – simply choose your favourite Stokes coffee and bake along with Stokes....


Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Earl Grey Tea Loaf

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 6, 2018

Quite literally a tea loaf, this cake is made with fruit steeped in black tea for a fuller flavour. Stokes’ Lady Jo blend is best to use, as its citrussy bergamot notes balance the tea’s bitter, woody flavour. Ideal served...


Espresso Almond Cake

Espresso Almond Cake

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 4, 2018

This cake is for proper coffee lovers – the bitter espresso teams up with the sweet sharpness of the dark chocolate to create a really robust flavour. Should you find yourself without the means to add real espresso to your...


Matcha Shortbread

Matcha Shortbread

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 30, 2018

These matcha shortbread biscuits are easy to make; try customising them with white chocolate, or add some chopped nuts. Serve as simple rounds, or use biscuit cutters for whatever shape you want to bake. Ingredients: 245g flour 15g matcha green...


Tea Cocktails

Tea Cocktails

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 3, 2018

Here at Stokes, there’s nothing we like more than a cuppa – except, perhaps, a tea-based cocktail. Try these recipes to combine Happy Hour with Tea Time! Introducing the Green Tea Mojito Give this classic cocktail a refreshing twist with...


Rooibos Tea Benefits

Rooibos Tea Benefits

HELEN PEPPER     MAR 1, 2018

Rooibos tea, or as it’s more commonly known red bush tea, is a herbal beverage with medicinal properties, that are acquired from the Aspalathus linearis bush plant in South Africa. The South African Rooibos Council say that rooibos is more...


11 Coffee Myths

11 Coffee Myths

STOKES-COFFEE     FEB 6, 2018

Here are 11 coffee myths you may have heard, spoiler, they aren’t true! See how many you knew to be false from the list below. 1. Your afternoon cup will cause insomnia Caffeine is a stimulant. However, the caffeine you...


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