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Pair Specialty Hot Beverages with Desserts

Pair Specialty Hot
Beverages with Desserts

With an easy and versatile system, Tassimo Professional can help you build a memorable dessert-pairing menu. Diners today look for that next level in experience. You can give it to them with one touch of a button, delivering a delicious cup of coffee, tea, espresso, cappuccino, latte or hot chocolate. And with our handy chart, you can make savvy recommendations on dessert pairings—and perhaps increase the end-of-meal transaction.

Enhance your dessert program with specialty hot beverage pairings

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DESSERT OFFERINGS SPECIALTY COFFEE/TEA FLAVOR NOTES
CHOCOLATE:
Chocolate brownie sundae; chocolate cheesecake; German chocolate cake; chocolate molten cake; triple-layer fudge cake
Cappuccino; Espresso; Latte; Mocha Deep, rich tones of espresso drinks match well with the rich, lush flavors found in chocolate desserts
CAKES:
Almond cake; carrot cake; lemon cake; Italian cream cake; spice cake
Americano; Earl Grey Tea; French Vanilla Coffee; Swiss Hazelnut Coffee Match spiced or citrus cakes with Earl Grey; other cakes go well with mellow coffee flavors
CREAMS/CUSTARDS:
Cheesecake; cream pie; crème brûlée; flan; pumpkin pie; tiramisù
Cappuccino; Espresso; Latte; Mocha Complex, full profile of espresso drinks is a perfect counterpart to unctuous, creamy desserts
FRUIT-FORWARD:
Apple pie; berry yogurt parfait; blueberry pie; mixed-berry crumble; peach pie; strawberry shortcake; wild-berry tart
Americano; Cappuccino; Earl Grey or English Breakfast Tea Teas are a perfect match with fruit; frothy cappuccinos and mild Americanos also play well here
SORBETS:
Lemon; mango; melon; orange; peach; raspberry
French Vanilla Coffee; Green Tea; Swiss Hazelnut Coffee Sorbets cleanse the palate, so match with light roast coffees and teas
ICE CREAM:
All flavors, such as vanilla, dulce de leche and mocha; ice cream pies; ice cream sundaes
Cappuccino; Espresso; Latte Bold, rich tones of espresso-based drinks go well with the sweet silkiness of ice creams
CHEESE PLATES:
Assorted cheeses, such as blue cheese, brie, cheddar and goat cheese
English Breakfast or Green Tea Grassy notes in milder cheeses go well with green tea; the tannins in black tea match stronger cheeses beautifully

Want to entice diners who opt out of dessert?

Offer them a warm mug of decadent hot chocolate instead. Or if they're avid chocolate fans, suggest hot chocolate as an indulgent match to their chocolate dessert. Because really... is there such a thing as too much chocolate?

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