A New Way to Café


I love warm beverages and I try to give my coffee and tea equal love. I have been drinking coffee since I was a few years old (no joke!). My Nonna would give me a latté when I visited her house. This probably explains why I am so short! In today’s blog post I am sharing #ANewWayToCafe with McCafé.  🙂

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

I had an opportunity to attend a specialty coffee cupping event that was hosted by McCafé Canada. I was able to sample the new McCafé specialty bean blend and the revamped espresso, cappuccino and latte beverages.

The new bean blend features beans sourced from Central America, South America  and now also from Indonesia. The 100% Arabica beans that are used in the bean blend are all grown sustainably on Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. The coffee tasted very smooth and not bitter at all.

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

Espresso makes my heart skip a bean.

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

Along with beverages, McCafé Bakery selections were available. The beverages were provided with the suggestion McCafé Bakery pairing. Let me tell you, these were all good. I am so happy that I was also given a box full of bakery items to bring home.

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

This McCafé Bakery authentic croissant is made with real French butter. This flaky treat was a great complement the espresso or cappuccino. I would also suggest you try the mini chocolatine. They are baked fresh daily, made with all butter, and filled with semi-sweet chocolate for a delicious taste in every bite. Oh my goodness!

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

I can’t espresso how much you bean to me.

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

The brownie by Dufflet  (a famous Toronto bakery) is handmade without gluten. It is so decadent, rich, chewy and chocolatey.  🙂  It paired perfectly with the McCafé Latté. You seriously need to try this brownie!

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

Thanks to McCafé Canada for inviting me to this great event.

#ANewWayToCafe with McCafe Canada

I won’t be having many blog posts next week as I am out of town. Follow along on my California travel adventures on Instagram.

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  • Vincent Carabeo

    Your photos are amazing, especially that first photo. Soooo good! Thanks for sharing!

  • Rebecca Swenor

    This sounds like it was an awesome event by McCafe Canada. We love coffee and teas in our home. Trying new blends is always something we really like to do. The brownie by Dufflet sounds and looks delicious. My son is gluten free so this brownie I know he would love to try too. Thanks for sharing your experience.

  • Alli Smith

    We love McCafe here at my house. I started drinking coffee as a young kid and would drink a cup before school every single morning. Back then, I liked it black with a little sugar. What a fun event and those brownies look amazing.

  • Is McCafe part of McDonalds? It looks so delicious, chic and simply cool!

    Rachel | http://www.theconfusedmillennial.com

  • Bethany Frazier RD

    Those brownies!!! I need those in my life. This looks like an amazing event to attend.

  • Candy Kage

    Hope you took one of those brownies to go. Great way to start the morning or stop in anytime of the day.

  • This looks wonderful! Those croissants look so good. Have a great trip to California 🙂

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  • How cool! This is definitely stepping it up for McDonald’s!

  • I will have to try this! I am a big coffee drinker!

  • kathleen kennedy leon

    my hubby loves the McDonalds coffee and is always heading through their drive through to get his fix!! LOL

  • Nadia

    Their coffee IS actually very good. Plus, combined with those sweet treats is just sooo yumm!! 🙂 Really enjoyed this post, lovely. It’s crazy but I’ve also started drinking coffee very early lol.
    Have a fab time away!!! 😀
    xox Nadia
    http://www.mielandmint.com

  • Jacqui Stewart

    McDonalds is stepping up their game! I’m going to have to stop by on my way to work on day! Thanks for sharing!

  • Pam W

    That brownie sounds awesome. My daughter has celiac so she can’t have gluten, and she loves brownies!

  • I do have a weakness for the mccafe mocha frappes at mcdonalds. So tasty but so bad.

  • Angelle Marix

    Wow, what a fun event!!! Love all of these pictures that capture your time there.

    xoxo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

  • Brittany Colasuonno

    This looks amazing! I’m going to have to try one of those brownies SOON!

  • Naomi Tse

    wow those brownies look surprisingly good

  • I looooooooove coffee! Did I say love? I do like those Mccafe Frappes! LOL. Those brownies look SO Good!

  • Wow, I thought my husband and I were serious coffee drinkers 🙂
    It is such a special morning treat.
    And that brownie by Dufflet sounds wonderful!

  • Nice to see your blog. I like brownies for my coffee too. Nice pictures Bella!

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  • Yum! Mcafe is seriously underrated, i love their coffee drinks!

  • OK I need the cup! lol What a cute way to enjoy a new way to cafe!

  • Ruthie Ridley

    What a cute little spot!!! Would love to visit. I love my coffee!!

  • I want to try this new blend of coffee since it is not bitter. I don’t drink coffee because of then bitterness

  • WhispersInspire

    McDonald’s has stepped up their game! I love the lemon loaf and the mini danishes!

  • McCafe beverages are my go-to these days! Their pumpkin spice latte is amazing!!

  • Adaleta Avdic

    This is such a beautiful sponsored post, this entire photo shoot is the cutest! xx adaatude.com

  • This looks so cozy and nice!

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  • Chrissy Hme

    Those brownies look to die for. I really want to try everything now, lol.

  • Ooh all of those treats look so good.

  • Carrie Colbert

    Awesome. Love these photos!

    Carrie
    http://www.wearwherewell.com

  • Amanda Love

    That blend sounds so amazing! I love a good cup of coffee. It’s so nice that you got to taste this! And thanks for sharing your experience as well. I can’t wait to try everything!

  • Karlyn Flores

    This looks so cool. I am a coffee drinker too

  • Gorgeous photos Bella!

    Xx Taylor
    http://lightscameracatwalk.com