18 Super Ninja Hot/Cold Delicious and Inspiring Recipes for Every Meal (2024)

If your taste buds love trying out a variety of coffee specialties every now and then, Ninja Home Station is the final call.

If you don’t own one, check out our review to know why it has become permanent member of most of the kitchenettes in the United States.

18 Super Ninja Hot/Cold Delicious and Inspiring Recipes for Every Meal (1)

It’s not just a coffee maker but an entire coffee bar that lives up to its name by making you every thing from plain black coffee to specialty lattes with lots of lathered foam and ice. In fact, I’d say, it’s gotten me to the point where I don’t visit the coffee shops anymore.

However, if you’ve got one, you might be wondering how to make those plenty of coffee specialties, the coffee bar got a lot of buzz about.

I’ve outlined the list of most popular Ninja specialty coffee recipes to guide you on how to brew those hot and cold beverages just like your local coffeehouse.

Let’s do this!

1. Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha

The perfect combination of chocolate mocha and peppermint to satiate the caffeine craving totally exists. Whether you are on a diet or just want to enjoy an exciting drink, this Peppermint While Chocolate Mocha is your ultimate call.

No need to drive all the way to a coffee shop to order glorious peppermint mocha when you can make one yourself and that too with minimum mess and fuss.

What will you need?

  • Organic White Chocolate (About 2 ounces)
  • Coconut Milk (Half a cup)
  • Organic Candies Peppermint (Grounds)
  • Specialty Brew (1 cup)

Instructions to do it:

  • Take a small saucepan and set it over medium heat on a stove.
  • Add the milk, the white chocolate, and candies.
  • Whip all these ingredients together till they combine well.
  • Let the mixture simmer, and then turn the flame off.
  • Here comes the part of the Specialty Brewer. Put in two to three spoons of coffee syrup in your mug and put it on the mug rest.
  • Put 3 travel scoops coffee into the brew hopper. Turn the knob to “travel” and press “specialty brew”.
  • While the coffee brewing, add the mixture of warm milk to the Ninja easy frother and froth it via pumping about 20 times.
  • Once your coffee is ready, add the frothed milk to the cup to make nice looking layerings.
  • Lastly, top it with cream and garnish with some colorful sprinkles for that professional coffee-like effect.

2. Iced Coffee

Want to stew a crowd-pleaser? Packed with a burst of cool rich flavors this smooth textured ice coffee is neither too diluted nor too weak but constitutes a perfect blend of java.

In fact, nothing beats the heat like iced coffee with its distinct aroma arising from the fresh hot coffee being channeled directly over ice cubes locking in the strong coffee hints and deep hues in vintage glasses.

You’ll certainly enjoy making it and would love to sip on it all the day.

What will you need?

  • Coffee grounds of your choice
  • Filtered water
  • Ice-cubes (Not crushed)
  • Specialty Brew (1 cup)

Instructions to do it:

  • Add coffee grounds, 2-3 scoops using the Ninja single-serve scooper.
  • Add the filtered water to the water tank.
  • Take a plastic cup, make sure it’s not glass or it might crack, add the ice cubes to the brim.
  • On the coffee maker, pick your desired cup size by pressing the Cup Setting button.
  • Lastly, pick the “Over Ice” option and push the button.
  • You’ll are done, clench your fingers around deliciously made Iced cup of java.

3. Caramel Macchiato

Ever just want to slurp on some hot caramel macchiato without having to leap your home? With the Ninja coffee machine, it’s easy to brew your favorite specialty beverage right in the comfort of your kitchen be it any day of the week or any odd time of the day.

A few essential ingredients and you are good to pull a shot of the perfect Caramel Macchiato.

What will you need?

  • Caramel Syrup
  • Milk
  • Ground coffee

Instructions to do it:

  • Using the single scoop side of your Ninja Cup scoop, add three scoops of ground coffee in the brew basket.
  • Add water to the water reservoir making sure the minimum water level mark is submerged in it.
  • Place your cup on the cup platform right below your brew basket.
  • Select the cup size and the specialty brew button.
  • While the coffee is set on brewing, pour half a cup of milk and two tablespoons of caramel into the Ninja easy frother glass jar.
  • Microwave this jar for about a minute.
  • Take it out carefully by grabbing from the top. Secure the lid on the frother and pump about 15 times.
  • Once the coffee is ready, pour the caramelized frothed milk on top of the coffee.
  • If you like its essence, add more caramel sauce by slightly topping it. Enjoy.

4. Pumpkin Spice Latte

The best specialty coffee addition you can make to your drinks during the autumn and winter season, better than store-bought! I bet you already have most of the ingredients lying in your kitchen already to make this zesty latte at home.

It all comes together only in about 9-10 minutes and neither is it a hefty drink on the budget spectrum.

What will you need?

  • 3 single scoops of ground coffee of your choice
  • Half a cup of whole milk
  • Quarter teaspoon of pumpkin spice
  • One tablespoon of brown sugar

Instructions to do it:

  • You can use the brew basket filter paper size of your choice (I picked a number 4).
  • Put in 3 single-serve Ninja scoops of ground coffee, lower down the cup rest, place the cup on it.
  • Add water to the water tank.
  • Pick your cup size setting by turning the knob and press specialty brew.
  • While the coffee is brewing, put the pumpkin spice and brown sugar in the Ninja Frother.
  • Add half a cup of milk in the glass frother as well and microwave for just about a minute.
  • Now froth about 15 pumps till you have some nice froth.
  • Meanwhile, the 3 ounces of coffee will be ready in your cup, pour your frother mixture over this brewed coffee in the cup.
  • Hold some frothy foam and put it separately on the coffee so it makes a frothy layer.
  • In the end, sprinkle some pumpkin spice and put it on the top. Voila!

5. Vanilla Caramel Ice-cream Mocha

How would you have coffee and ice-cream both in same cup? With the Coffee Bar preparing a fantasy drink like this Vanilla Caramel Ice-cream Mocha is very much possible on the premises of your cozy kitchen.

For me, not a week goes by when I enjoy a day with this rich decadent specialty drink and I believe, you’ll surely love its brewing process as well. It’s my go-to drink to jumpstart my day with jolt of energy and aroma. So go on and treat-yo-self!

What will you need?

  • Vanilla Ice-cream
  • Ground coffee
  • Milk
  • Caramel Syrup

Instructions to do it:

  • Put two scoops of ice-cream in your mug and put it in the microwave for about 30 seconds, till the ice-cream melts.
  • Add milk up to the marked line in the Ninja easy frother alongside two tablespoons of caramel and stir. Microwave this mixture for a minute and froth about 20 times.
  • Pour the frothed mixture out into the coffee mug with the ice-cream in it.
  • Leave some frothed milk to pour it over the coffee.
  • Make sure you are leaving enough room in the mug for the coffee to accommodate.
  • Coming to the coffee machine, set the filter paper in the filter basket, scoop in your favorite coffee grounds.
  • Choose your cup settings and hit Specialty brew.
  • Place your mug containing the ice-cream and frothed milk on the cup stand and wait till your coffee brews. It’s going to take a minute.
  • Once the coffee maker is done channeling all the coffee in the cup, it’ll beep.
  • Remove your mug from the cup stand, stir till the layers dissolve and even out. Ta-da, appreciate your delicious drink.

6. Coffee Cookies & Cream Oreo Frappe

Coffee Cookies and Cream Oreo Frappe is the perfect drink to revamp your mood on a hot tiring day thanks to the bountiful refreshing and soothing coffee flavors and its rich creamy essence.

This delicious coffee indulgence bought straight out of Willy Wonka’s book can be bought together in about 5 minutes and, trust me, this drink is one crowd pleaser so get ready to take the crown!

What will you need?

  • Ground coffee
  • Chocolate Cookies (Oreo cookies will do)
  • Ice cubes
  • Ice-cream
  • Milk
  • Chocolate syrup

Instructions to do it:

  • Put 3 scoops in the brew basket.
  • Select your cup size and hit Specialty Brew.
  • Take a blender; you can use Ninja Blender ODO IQ (if you own one).
  • Dump two cups of ice in the blender.
  • Add the milk and 4 cookies; crush the cookies before putting them in the blender.
  • Add two scoops of ice-cream and a teaspoon of chocolate syrup.
  • Shut the blender tight and blend.
  • Pour out the mixture into a glass.
  • Put some whipped cream on it and add a straw.
  • Sprinkle some crushed cookie on the cream and Coffee Cookies and Cream Oreo Frappe is ready to satiate your cravings. Enjoy every sip and thank me later!

7. Cinnamon Mocha Latte

For a fact, store-bought coffee is usually expensive even if it’s a basic drink like the Cinnamon Mocha Latte. Let’s be honest here, the majority of us can’t get through the day without a cup or two of our favorite specialty beverages but does that mean you always have to give the bait to StarBucks? Absolutely not!

Cinnamon Mocha Latte is one of the basic caffeinated beverages avidly consumed so how about filling your travel mug with this caffeinated beverage to work without having to spend every morning at a coffee shop?

What will you need?

  • 2 Ninja Big scoops ground coffee
  • Ground Cinnamon (Half a teaspoon)
  • Chocolate Syrup (2 tablespoons)
  • Milk (half a cup)

Instructions to do it:

  • Set filter paper in your filter basket.
  • Put in two big scoops of your favorite ground coffee and half a teaspoon of Cinnamon in the brew basket, mix it up using a spoon.
  • Meanwhile, take a mug and pour in two tablespoons of chocolate syrup.
  • Place this mug on the cup rest.
  • Pick your cup size from the settings and hit the specialty brew option.
  • The brewing takes about a minute to complete its cycle.
  • In another microwavable cup spill in half a cup of milk and microwave for a minute.
  • Froth it using the Ninja Easy frother, don’t get yourself burnt, be-careful since the milk will be really hot so make sure you are grabbing the jar from the top.
  • The home station beeps once the brew cycle is complete. Set aside the brewed coffee mug, add the frothed milk to it slowly letting the foam glide on it gradually.
  • Garnish with Cinnamon at the end and serve.

8. Mexican Spiced Coffee

So what’s the hype about the Mexican spiced coffee? It smells and tastes like Mexico! No lying here, thanks to the Ninja Home Station the authentic flavoring with hints of spices in steaming hot coffee is no more a dream you can’t live every day without straining your wallet.

Want to know how? Read ahead.

What will you need?

  • Cinnamon (1 tablespoon)
  • Cocoa Powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Chili Powder (Half teaspoon)
  • Cayenne Pepper (Quarter teaspoon)
  • Whipped cream (Quarter cup)
  • Confectionary sugar (1 tablespoon)

Instructions to do it:

  • Take a small bowl. Add three scoops of ground coffee, a quarter teaspoon of Cayenne pepper and half a teaspoon of chili powder. Mix well with a spoon.
  • Take a filter paper and prop it in the filter basket and put this into the brew basket.
  • Put the mixture of coffee, cayenne pepper, and chili powder into the brew basket, pick the cup size from brew settings, select the carafe option. Press specialty brew and wait for the cycle to complete.
  • For the topping, you will need a small steel bowl. Add a quarter cup of heavy whipping cream, One tablespoon of confectionary sugar and a tablespoon of cocoa.
  • Use a whipping machine to whip the mixture well till it turns into a thick smooth mixture.
  • Pour out the coffee from glass carafe into cups.
  • Scoop out the whipped cream from the steel bowl and add to the coffee which you just poured out in the cup.
  • Let it sit for a minute and serve.

9. Skinny Latte

The moment it touches your tongue, your taste buds get triggered to experience the burst of chocolate and coffee beautifully blended to so much perfection you instantly fall for it! It’s a great option to take on the go whenever you are rushed and need that go-to energy source.

I always feel that buying over-priced drinks which eventually end up in un-recyclable waste and that too with all the coffee shop hassle is sheer wastage of my precious energy. Instead, why not invest wisely in the Ninja bar coffee system and enjoy unlimited skinny lattes every single day!

What will you need?

  • Ninja single serve (4 medium scoops, medium road ground coffee)
  • Milk (half a cup)
  • Chocolate syrup (1 tsp.)
  • Cocoa powder (1 tsp.)

Instructions to do it:

  • Select the travel mug setting with the classic brew option.
  • Add the ground coffee to the brew basket.
  • Take your mug and add the chocolate syrup to the bottom of the mug and put this mug below the brewer out-let.
  • Now, hit the travel size button and also the classic brew setting.
  • Take a Ninja Easy Frother, add the milk to it and put in in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Pump the milk using the brother 10 times.
  • Once the brewing process is complete, add cocoa powder to it and stir.
  • Finally add the frothed milk to this slowly.
  • Serve when done.

10. Almond Milk Latte

You don’t always have to swear by a fat-filled creamer for a tasty cup of coffee and I figured that out once I came across this latte recipe, using almond milk is a very convenient option when talking about maintaining a keto diet or to avoid having a sore gut in-case you are lactose intolerant.

Almond milk holds a lot of nutritional value and sure is yummy too! This recipe is hardly going to take a minute or two of your time, with just a few delicious ingredients you’ll be all set to make a delicious glass of almond milk latte in your comfort zone.

What will you need?

  • Coffee grounds (4 scoops)
  • Almond Milk (1 cup)
  • Sugar (2 tsp.)
  • Almond extract (½ tsp.)
  • Vanilla extract (½ tsp.)
  • Sugar (2 tsp.)

Instructions to do it:

  • Add coffee to the Ninja brew basket and water to the reservoir.
  • Select “Specialty Brew” and you cup size.
  • Place you cup on the cup rest and let your coffee brew.
  • Take a saucepan and set it on medium heat, add the milk to it.
  • Whisk the milk in the pan so that it becomes a little foamy.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in some vanilla extract.
  • Add the brewed coffee.
  • Add the sugar, stir and serve!

Read more:Top 10 Almond Milk Coffee Recipes

11. Salted Caramel Affogato

A great meal deserves a delish salted caramel Affogato to adieu the offerings! Basically, Affogato is an Italian word which means “drowned” and believe me your taste-buds will definitely drown in this sweet creamy dessert-like coffee, in-short; You will love it!

A lot of people are unaware of this delectable beverage but once you get to make it, the taste it offers is pretty indulgent!

What will you need?

  • Salted Caramel Syrup (1 tbsp.)
  • Ice-cream (2 scoops)
  • Flake salt
  • Ground Coffee

Instructions to do it:

  • Take a coffee cup and add salted caramel to it.
  • Place your cup under the coffee bar dispenser.
  • Add the ground coffee to the filter basket, water to the reservoir and hit the “Specialty Brew Coffee” button.
  • Select your cup size and put your cup on the rest.
  • Once the coffee is brewed, add it to the chocolate syrup cup and mix.
  • Add one scoop of ice-cream to another cup.
  • Pour the chocolate and coffee mixture over the ice-cream scoop cup.
  • Drizzle a pinch of flake salt over the cup.
  • Stick in a spoon and serve immediately!

12. Paleo Friendly Maple Latte Recipe

I was literally tired of spending a small fortune at the coffee shop daily because I was like “please don’t try asking me any questions before my first sip of coffee” prior to my hectic working hours.

When I got my Ninja coffee system I was in true bliss because I could whip up my own paleo caffeinated drinks anytime I needed it. The paleo-friendly maple syrup is a thumbs up with the nutritional nuts, and all-natural maple syrup.

I’ve finally gotten rid of the $6 latte which was probably full of fats and who knows what! Try whipping up your own coffee at home and you will love this delicious experience!

What will you need?

  • Freshly brewed coffee (4 oz)
  • Maple Syrup (2 tablespoons)
  • Nutmeg (ground, to taste)
  • Cinnamon (ground, to taste)
  • Almond milk (1/2 a cup, unsweetened)

Instructions to do it:

  • Brew your coffee using the Ninja Bar Specialty Brew option.
  • Take a mug and add maple syrup to it and then the freshly brewed coffee.
  • Use the Ninja Coffee Bar frother to create foam in the almond milk. Put the milk in a glass and hold it in a position that it can be whisked to be frothed till it foams.
  • Add the frothed milk to the maple syrup and coffee mug, holding the froth back in the milk using a spoon.
  • Top the drink with this foam
  • Finally, sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon. Enjoy!

13. Snickerdoodle Iced Coffee

Making flavored coffee gives me the freedom of some experimenting and I absolutely love that!

Switching to iced coffee mid-day be it summers or winters is a refreshing punch of energy and flavors plus hand-crafted caffeinated beverages are really healthy.

This brilliant Snickerdoodle iced coffee is perfectly sweet and creamy to become obsessed with! Give it try and you will be mesmerized by its unique aroma and pleasant taste!

What will you need?

  • Ground coffee (3 ninja scoops)
  • Brown sugar (2 tbsps.)
  • Whipped Cream (quarter of a cup)
  • Half n half (quarter cup)
  • Cinnamon (grounded, ½ teaspoon)

Instructions to do it:

  • Take a tumbler and add ice to it about just more than half way, add the brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • In the Ninja Brew basket, add the coffee grounds and the remaining cinnamon.
  • Turn the knob to the “cup” size and hit “brew over ice option” and put the tumbler under it.
  • Now, once the brewing is done, add the half n half and stir.
  • Top with whipped cream.
  • Drizzle some cinnamon and serve!

14. Butterscotch Macchiato

You may certainly abandon visiting the Starbucks for any Butterscotch beverage once you try this amazing recipe at home with the innovative Ninja coffee brewer which not only takes the technicalities off your shoulder but also cuts costs of buying coffee.

This recipe is not only a perfect treat for you but also for your friends and family! After all, what’s better than having your favorite coffee at your fingertips?

What will you need?

  • Butterscotch chips (2 tbsps.)
  • Milk 1% (half a cup)
  • Unsalted Butter (1 tbsp.)
  • Coffee Grounds (2 scoops)

Instructions to do it:

  • Add coffee to the Ninja machine filter. Add water to the reservoir and place your cup on the cup rest.
  • Hit the “Specialty Brew Button”, pick your cup size and leave it to brew.
  • Take a microwave-safe bowl and add the butter and the butterscotch chips to it.
  • Cook this mixture in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Take it out stir, put it back in for another 10 seconds and take it back out again, stir till both the ingredients are well combined.
  • Now, add half a cup of milk and 2 tablespoons of the butterscotch sauce in the Ninja frother.
  • Remove the lid of the frother and put it in the microwave.
  • Take it out after 1 minute and pump the frother 15 times.
  • When the coffee is brewed, add the frothed concoction to the brewed coffee.
  • Drizzle some cinnamon and enjoy!

15. Cinnamon Spiced Latte

Nothing better than a piping hot latte mug in your hands on a Christmas Eve when all you want to do it revamp from a tired year! No kidding, it’s an amazing weekend drink when you want to do more in less time especially if you have an influx of friends and family coming through every now and then.

You definitely need this spicy zestful cinnamon latte to perk up the atmosphere! The Coffee Bar makes it so much easier to brew this one in a matter of a few minutes.

What will you need?

  • Cinnamon (ground, quarter of a teaspoon)
  • Nutmeg (ground, a pinch)
  • Brown sugar (½ a teaspoon)
  • Coffee grounds (2 scoops)
  • Milk (½ cup)

Instructions to do it:

  • Place your coffee grounds in the filter basket.
  • Turn on your brewer, hit the cup size and “Specialty Brew” button.
  • Place your cup under the dispenser and let the coffee brew.
  • Meanwhile, in the Ninja Bar coffee frother, add nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar and half a cup of milk and microwave this frother for 30 seconds.
  • Take it out of the microwave, pump the frother for 30 seconds and stir.
  • Take your brewed coffee cup off the coffee tray on the machine.
  • Add the frothed mixture on top of the coffee and sprinkle some cinnamon on it.
  • Serve hot!

16. Brown Sugar Latte

This coffee recipe has always inspired me to roll out off the right side of the bed! It’s super easy to stew when you need that pick-me-up dose to get your day started on a lazy morning without having to put much effort.

This brown sugar latte will always have you coming back for more, the incredibly rich blend of caramel, coffee and milk will keep you hooked onto the flavors and you’ll enjoy every sip of this appetizing drink!

What will you need?

  • Coffee grounds (2 tbsps.)
  • Caramel Sauce (1 tbsp.)
  • Milk (half a cup)
  • Brown sugar (1 tbsp.)

Instructions to do it:

  • Take a saucepan and heat milk, caramel sauce, the brown sugar together bringing the mixture to a low simmer.
  • Meanwhile in your brewer, put the coffee grounds in the brew basket.
  • Place your cup on the cup rest.
  • Hit “Specialty Brew” and “travel size” setting and wait for it to brew.
  • In the frother add the simmered mixture and pump 15 times.
  • Once your coffee is brewed pour the frothed mixture of milk and caramel, holding back the foam with a spoon.
  • Now, add the foam.
  • Serve and enjoy!

17. Vanilla Almond Latte

Warm frothy milk paired with vanilla and coffee makes a delish drink you can enjoy any time of the day. The drink is easy to prepare and super addictive for your taste buds, enough to get you hooked! I know, a lot of people despise the combination of almonds and vanilla together but trust me this one is unique because it is paired with a universal beverage; coffee, so the flavors won’t be amiss, I can bet on that!

Try it out using your ultimate coffee bar and you will absolutely love it!

What will you need?

  • Ground coffee (3 tbsp.)
  • Milk (half a cup)
  • Vanilla Almond butter (1 and a half tsp.)
  • Water (to brew)
  • Vanilla Syrup (1 tbsp.)

Instructions to do it:

  • Add coffee grounds to the brew basket and water to the reservoir.
  • Take a mug and add almond butter and the vanilla syrup to it.
  • To the frother, add milk, microwave for 1 minute and pump 15 times.
  • Pour the frothed milk into the mug.
  • Switch on the brewing and select the “Travel mug” setting and “ Specialty Brew”.
  • Place the mug with the milk and almond butter mixture on the cup rest.
  • Let the hot coffee brew over this mixture.
  • Serve!

18. Coconut Cream Latte

The perfect creamy delight to make at-home is so much easier than you think, all triumphs to the coffee bar!

If you have been hitting on pricey drive-thru’s way too often and find your credit card bills creeping up to larger numbers, its time you switched to hand-crafted, better than Starbucks coffee in your own kitchen!

I mean, at least I did that and I just never knew my hands were skilled to make such subtle flavors of coffee in just a few easy steps!

This convenient coconut cream latte is a hit when it comes to entertaining guests, literally brew, whip and stir and there you go! Mind. Blowing Coffee all ready to be sipped!

What will you need?

  • Coconut Cream (1 tbsp.)
  • Coconut Flakes (toasted, half a tbsp.)
  • Ground Coffee (4 Ninja scoops)
  • Milk (half a cup)

Instructions to do it:

  • Place coffee grounds into the brew basket.
  • Take a mug and add the coconut cream to it and set this mug on the cup rest.
  • Hit the “Travel Mug size” and “Specialty Brew” button.
  • While your coffee is brewed, take another mug and add milk to it.
  • Microwave the milk for 1 minute and take it out.
  • Place the frother in the milk for 1 minute on high and then for another 45 seconds.
  • Once your coffee is brewed, take it off the cup rest and stir.
  • Now, pour the frothed milk gently into the coffee.
  • Drizzle the tasted coffee flakes and enjoy as you sip!

A Few Final Words

Finding the recipe of your choice can be a money-saver. And getting a large mug of iced or hot coffee with a just a twist is so rewarding!

You just can’t deny the importance of Ninja Coffee Bar for brewing specialty drinks without paying an arm and leg for it. Making your favorite coffee at home is the healthiest alternative to ordering the nose-ringed barista at coffee shops.

Who needs Starbucks when you’ve Ninja at your disposal?

There are dozens of coffee recipes, you can start creating today with this home station. Which one you found closer to your taste or which one you’re gonna try out first?

Let me know in the comment section below.

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