We start by caramelizing brown sugar to create a syrup that's deep and full of butterscotch notes. Pure almond extract is added at the end of the syrup making process to give a flavor that mimics the great orgeats of Rome. In the shop, we add the syrup to steamed fresh milk and serve in its form to highlight the flavor of the syrup. It's also quite delicious prepared as a latte with espresso. V…
Black Lemonade Brûlée (BLB)
First appearing on our shop's summer drink menu in 2016, the Black Lemonade Brûlée may or may not be available year-round on our secret menu. We caramelize sugar, add Yeti cold press and reduce it down to a dark, delicious syrup. The syrup joins fresh-squeezed lemon juice and sparkling water and voila, cold press meets lemonade in a sparkly pool of sweet goodness. Likened to the ch…
The Cafe Fresa has been wowing our shop customers for the first few days of spring and we're happy to share the recipe so you can enjoy it at home!! The simple combination of strawberries, mint, honey, and cold press coffee create a rich and refreshing beverage that you'll be drinking during all of our sunny seasons!
Orange Clove Syrup
A customer favorite for many years, this syrup is added to an Americano in our shops starting in December for our Fireside Chat. As an answer to many requests from our favorite patrons, we present the recipe for our orange clove syrup. Use your syrup with a home espresso machine and hot water for a homespun version of the Fireside Chat, pour it into your coffee with fresh cream, or use a smidg…
Unable to find an acceptable way to combine them, the Noggy & Nice is our homage to an eggnog latte. Since our eggnog is made in-house from scratch, we found it better to highlight it separately. Served with an expertly pulled shot of our Wonderland Park espresso, we encourage sipping from each in succession for a festive experience! Also, we would be remiss if we did not implore you to en…
Birchwood Cafe Savory Waffle Recipe
Asparagus, Cheddar, and Quinoa Savory Waffle Shared with permissions from The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook Gluten free, Serves 6 to 8 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup brown rice flour 1 cup quinoa flour 1/2 cup potato starch 1/4 cup arrowroot starch flour 1 tablespoon xanthan gum 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 6 tablespoons rice bran oil, plus extra for the waffle iron 3 cups buttermilk, o…
Turmeric Rosemary Syrup
Customers have been clamoring for the Turmeric Rosemary Syrup recipe used in our Rosebud Latte. Our Rosebud Latte pays tribute to the bittersweet nostalgia that comes along with the season, brought on by holidays, or too many old movie marathons to pass the dark days.
The Cafe Milano gives a worldly touch to a classic brunch drink. By adding a twist of Campari, the traditional liqueur of a Negroni, a cup of coffee is transformed into something sophisticated, smooth, and mysterious.
Sweet Cream Cold Press
This drink looks fantastically delicious as the top layer of cream slowly seeps through the ice cubes and coffee down to the vanilla.
Sweet, dreamy, with a good dose of the unexpected just like its namesake, the freak-folk performance art duo CocoRosie. Rich without being too excessive, indulgent yet endlessly drinkable, this drink satisfies the summer cravings of vegans and non-vegans alike.