$250 Millstone Coffee & Keurig Giveaway

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Millstone. I received a Millstone Coffee “Bean to Cup Tasting Kit” to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own.

This Mocha Glaze is the perfect cinnamon roll frosting recipe. It is super easy to make using Millstone coffee made in my Keurig!

Millstone Bean To Cup Tasting Kit GiveawayI’ve made no secret of my love for coffee. It is one of my daily pleasures! So I was delighted when Millstone offered to send me a Millstone Bean To Cup Tasting Kit complete with a Keurig and Millstone K-Cups! Test delicious coffee at home in my yoga pants? Oh yeah! That is perfect for me!

I was even more excited when they said I could give an additional kit to one of my followers! Are you a fellow coffee lover? You can enter to win a Millstone Bean To Cup Tasting Kit that includes all of the items in the photo collage above! But first, let me tell you about my experience with Millstone coffee.

MillstoneI visited Millstone.com and check out the beautiful, new, virtual Millstone Bean Journey! The journey starts with how the beans are grown in Arabica, handpicked, washed and dried.

roast

As I scrolled down the virtual through the virtual journey, I learned how the beans are roasted and blended. I learned that Millstone Master Roasters spend 2- 4 years training their palates to detect the key attributes that make each cup of Millstone Coffee taste exceptional! They look at the acidity, body, aroma, flavor and balance! Want to learn more? Check out the Millstone Bean Journey!

Keurig Millstone Foglifter K-CupAfter all that reading, I was ready for some sampling! The Foglifter is a medium roast that has a bright, spicy aroma with a complex flavor, delicate notes and a rich, full body. This is a perfect coffee for drinking after dinner with a chocolate dessert!

Millstone K-CupsI also sampled Millstone Breakfast Blend and Hazelnut Cream. The Breakfast Blend is a light roast. It has delicate top notes and a bright floral, almost tea-like finish. We found that it was a perfect way to start the day!

But my favorite coffee was the Hazelnut Cream! It is a deliciously flavored coffee that is such a treat to drink. I received my tasting kit on a Monday and by Friday we only had a couple hazelnut K-Cups left from the box!

Keurig Millstone K-CupI am excited to finally have a Keurig and I love that I can make Millstone coffee in it. I have been loving waking up in the morning, popping a K-Cup in my Keurig and sitting down to start the day with a cup of delicious, smooth Millstone coffee! My tween even offers to make it for me now. Brian very rarely drank coffee in the morning because of the time it took to make it. Now, he makes himself a cup of coffee almost every morning and has really been enjoying it!

Chocolate Chip Cinnamon RollI’ve been enjoying my coffee so much that I couldn’t stop at just drinking it. I had to use it in a recipe and I wanted the recipe to be easy enough to make in the morning.  And of course the recipe had to include chocolate! I started out by placing Pillsbury refrigerated cinnamon rolls on a greased cookie sheet. Then, I took a teaspoon of mini chocolate chips and pressed them into the top of each cinnamon roll. I put them in the oven at 400°F for 8-10 minutes.

Mocha Glaze DrizzleWhile the cinnamon rolls were baking, I made a Mocha Glaze Drizzle with my Millstone coffee! I put one tablespoon of mini chocolate chips in a bowl and added one tablespoon of hot Millstone Foglifter coffee to the chocolate chips and stirred until the chips melted. Then, I slowly stirred in the frosting that came with the refrigerated biscuits until smooth. I put the mocha glaze into the fridge for 15 minutes to get it to thicken a bit before drizzling on the cinnamon rolls.

Mocha Glazed Cinnamon Roll Millstone Coffee

Mocha Glazed Cinnamon Rolls
 
Ingredients
  • 8 ct package Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls w/ frosting
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon hot Millstone coffee
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place cinnamon rolls on a greased baking sheet.
  3. Press 1 teaspoon mini chocolate chips into each cinnamon roll.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Melt 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips in 1 tablespoon hot Millstone coffee.
  6. Add frosting from cinnamon roll tube and stir until smooth.
  7. Place mocha glaze in fridge for 15 minutes to thicken.
  8. Drizzle mocha glazed on cinnamon rolls.

So, are you ready for your own ultimate Millstone coffee tasting experience?

Enter To Win A Millstone Coffee Bean to Cup Tasting Kit (ARV $250):

  • Millstone K-Cup Portion Packs
  • Millstone Pre-Pack Samples
  • Keurig Elite Brewing System
  • Crate and Barrel Coffee Mugs with Tray
  • Luxury Bathrobe
  • Crate and Barrel Embossed Cream and Sugar Containers
  • $25 gift card to redeem for magazine subscriptions of your choice

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Comments

  1. Thomas Murphy says:

    I learned the beans are roasted in excess of 400 degrees

  2. Karen Lynch says:

    I didn’t know that the coffee bean came from a fruit.

  3. The higher the beans, the more acidic!

  4. Sara Beth says:

    I learned higher temperatures in lower elevations can accelerate the drying process. :)

  5. I didn’t know he coffee beans are hand picked.

  6. Stef Coupns says:

    I learned Handpicking protects the tree and ensures only the ripest beans are selected for peak flavor.

  7. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I learned that when a bean turns red it means its ripe

  8. I learned that the higher the bean grows the more acidic it will be

  9. I had no idea that elevation of the beans affected their acidity. Very cool fact!

  10. meredith says:

    I learned between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, a coffee tree grows.

  11. Kacee Hoffman says:

    I learned that the beans are actually hand picked

  12. I was surprised to learn about coffee cherries.

  13. I learned that the beans are nestled inside a fruit, which is bright red when ripe, and that they must be handpicked.

  14. wendy rozema says:

    i learned the higher the bean grows the more acidic it’ll be!

  15. I learned that the higher the beans grow, the more acidic they will be.

  16. Christina Z says:

    I learned they are red crimson color when growing.

  17. Taylor Krasley says:

    I was surprised to learn that it takes 7 to 21 days for the beans to dry. So much more appreciation for my cup of coffee!!

  18. I learned that the berries are originally bright red.

  19. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I learned so much! I think the neatest thing is that coffee beans come from a fruit, and when they wash them the bean comes out and they let them dry on patios! Amazing!

  20. Wild Orchid says:

    I learned that the beans are more acidic the higher the elevations they are grown in.

    Entered the rafflecopter form as “Wild Orchid”
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  21. Amy Greenberg says:

    I liked learning about all of the different roasts and blends available.

  22. susan smoaks says:

    I learned that the beans grow somewhere between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of Capricorn. i am such a coffee lover and i loved reading the jounrey!

  23. Tabathia B says:

    that the beans start off as a coffee cherry

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