Hi the last few weeks I’ve been experimenting with coffee in my Huel and really keen to know other peoples experience on this. Up until now I’ve literally just done 500ml of water, two scoops of either Vanilla V3 or Black with ice and one shot of Americano. I’ve definitely preferred it with V3 as slightly smoother.
Sometimes the results are fantastic sometimes it can be somewhat thick with the V3. Am I missing something here or perhaps what’s the easiest way to keep it smooth whilst not over powering the vanilla with coffee. I’m also not massively keen on milk with my coffee so any tips/tricks for just adding black filtered coffee are much appreciated
Really keen to hear other hueligans experience on Coffee + Huel
I tried making up Black Vanilla with brewed coffee I had left to go cold and it didn’t really work for me. Perhaps instant coffee would work better, but I don’t usually buy it so haven’t tried that. I am now a big fan of v3 Coffee flavour with an added tsp of cacao powder - gives that mocha flavour and when I blend it with ice in my Nutri Ninja it’s like having a frappuccino.
Hi like @DunsfordMage I also add a banana to v3 coffee and also a teaspoon of decaf coffee. It is a lot sweeter like this which I prefer. I also whizz in my nutribullet. I keep chilled water in the fridge so use this when making my shake and usually drink right after making it.
Have you tried it? I’ve never had even a trace of instant coffee crystals left after shaking room cold Huel. I’ve even accidentally poured cold water into a mug with instant coffee when I was half asleep, and it totally dissolved.
Edit: I’m making Huel for tomorrow’s breakfast so I did a quick test. Two teaspoons of instant into 400ml of cold tap water. Then I added Huel on top and shook. You can add Huel then coffee instead and it works just the same, I just wanted to see how well the crystals dissolved in plain water.
Does warm water really make clumpy Huel? I’ve never tried making it warm.
because its dehydrated - instant coffee will dissolve and break down in any temperature liquid - it just may take slightly longer or need stirring/shaking more than it would with boiling water to speed this up.
Hi @David in the winter I was making my shakes with some cold water then huel with instant coffee then shaked/blended. I then added kettle water to give me a warm shake as I always feel the cold. I no u must loose vitamins doing this but it’s comfort food to me on a cold winter’s morning.
I wonder if that’s even true. I imagine that making Huel with boiling water would destroy some vitamins (and possibly your own face if the shaker explodes) but I don’t think adding hot water to cold Huel would do any harm.
It does sound nice. I’ll try it when the weather starts to get cold.