Got a Sweet Tooth? We’ve Got the Answer
What could possibly be better than coffee and dessert? Well – for one thing, how about a dessert made with real coffee? If the idea of such a flavor explosion makes your mouth water, read on for ten amazing dessert recipes you can make using actual coffee.
1. Maple Mocha Brownie Torte
Just looking at this baked delight will have you and your guests salivating. Combining rich brownie, creamy frosting, and the flavorful tastes of maple and mocha, you’re sure to fall in love with this dessert right away. Here’s how to make it.
2. Chocolate-Dipped Espresso Meringues
For a little burst of flavor and energy, try these bite-sized treats with just a touch of espresso powder. Find a recipe here.
3. Coffee S’Mores Pie
If your appetite has been whet for another great meringue dessert, consider a coffee s’mores pie, which combines meringue, chocolate and coffee ganache, and graham cracker crust. Yum! This one takes a little more effort to make, but it’s worth it. Here’s how it’s done.
4. Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecake
If you’re a fan of cheesecake, you can be sure that this decadent combination of every flavor that you love will spoil you for all other desserts. Here’s the recipe.
5. White Chocolate Cappuccino Cookies
If you’re always wondering what to serve when you have friends over for coffee, these cappuccino cookies are a light, delicious snack that will enhance the natural flavor of the coffee you serve. See how to make it here.
6. Coffee Ice Cream Pops With Bacon Sprinkles
If you want a coffee-based dessert that’s going to have people talking, consider this iced treat that mingles flavors you don’t commonly see together but that you probably love. Best of all, unless you insist on making your own coffee ice cream, it’s incredibly easy to make. See how here.
7. Coffee Chocolate Cake With Crushed Cookies
Not to be confused with chocolate coffee cake, this is your classic chocolate cake with delicious espresso-infused frosting and crushed cookie topping. Here’s how you put this treat together for a great spin on the traditional cake and coffee snack.
8. Double Chocolate Mocha Trifle
This rich delight looks complex, tastes sophisticated, and is surprisingly easy to make. Your guests will be suitably impressed, if you don’t gobble it all down yourself before it gets to them. Of course, you can always make more. Here’s the refreshingly simple recipe.
9. Mocha Java Pie With Kahlua Cream
Few desserts go better with coffee than pie, and this mocha java pie with Kahlua has some sophisticated coffee flavors that will really bring out the taste of your favorite coffee beverage. All you need to know to put this scrumptious pie together is right here.
10. Mocha Cupcakes With Kahlua Frosting
While we’re on the Kahlua train, no listing of coffee desserts would be complete without cupcakes. These delicious little cakes with Kahlua-infused buttercream frosting are for true coffee lovers, as there’s nothing to mask the great coffee flavor in every bite. Here’s how to assemble these one-of-a-kind coffee treats.
Once you’ve gone through all of these delicious coffee desserts, you may have some ideas for your own coffee-based treats. If so, go for it! It’s hard to go wrong with a dessert when you use coffee as one of your key ingredients!