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Louise Heginbotham4 years ago

Perfectly complement your Mackay coffee

The only thing that beats a perfectly brewed cuppa on a cold morning (or any other morning) is an amazing treat to go alongside it. Whether you have that special tin of biccies reserved for social occasions or prefer a slice of cake with your coffee, there are endless possibilities when it comes to treating yourself. We’ve found some easy coffee-inspired recipes that are quick, easy and ideal to have with your cuppa—whatever time of day. From mug recipes to slices and biscuits, get ready to enjoy your caffeine hit that little bit more! Don’t enjoy cooking? Not to worry, we’ve found some great local Mackay cafés to visit!

Trying to think outside the box when it comes to treating yourself? Whip up one of these amazing and delectable recipes.

1. To have with your coffee

Cinnamon Rolls


All you’ll need for this recipe is some flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, margarine, brown sugar, cinnamon and milk. The great thing about this recipe is you can substitute flour with gluten-free flour mix to cater for intolerances. Not only will your home smell like delicious cinnamon, you’ll have the perfect treats to couple that equally scrumptious coffee.

2. To make with coffee

Mocha Walnut Brownies


Love your coffee so much you want to eat it? You’ve got to try this mocha walnut brownie recipe. You’ll need everything to make a normal brownie dessert, with one delicious extra ingredient: instant espresso powder! This extra special ingredient gives the brownie a delicious caffeine kick that is sure to have your friends begging for a batch!

3. To make in your coffee mug

Banana Bread in a Cup


Who doesn’t love banana bread? If you can’t get enough of this delicious treat with your morning coffee, all you’ll need is another mug and a small amount of ingredients! This recipe is super simple and only takes 3 minutes in the microwave. Just be careful—the bread will be searing hot once it’s done, so you may want to wait a few minutes before consuming.

Don’t feel like making these delicious treats? Hop down to one of these Mackay cafés where you’ll be sure to find the perfect complement to your coffee.

The Siding Café

If you’re a big fan of baked goods, the aromas of The Siding Café are sure to tantalise. Serving up a huge range of delicious snacks and healthy options with a modern twist, there’s something for everyone at this café. Try some peach balls, banana bread or scones with your Merlo coffee, or choose from their slices, biscuits and carrot cake for a savoury treat to start the day. Pop in to see the lovely team at The Siding Café today.
Where: Shop 1/9 Dutton St, Walkerston, QLD 4751

Gail’s on Sydney

Offering a range of gluten-free products, at Gail’s on Sydney you will find something for every taste. From homemade cakes through to full breakfast and lunch options, the locals love this charming café. With a fresh salad bar and sandwich bar, this is a great stop on the way to work, or just to sit back and relax. Offering a catering service for weddings, birthday parties and buffets, you can count on this team to put on a spread at your next function. Come down today.
Where: 58 Sydney St Mackay, QLD 4740

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