Coffee is not only great as a beverage, but is also an important ingredient in making delicious desserts. Check out our best coffee dessert picks from around the web.
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1. Coffee Shake
This is a delicious blended coffee drink you can make right at home! The amount of sweetness in the drink is also adjustable, so it can suit everyone’s taste buds. All you need for this shake is instant coffee granules, milk, vanilla extract, chocolate syrup, sugar, and ice! It’s the perfect drink to have with your lunch or even a drink you can easily make while socializing on a hot day with friends.
2. Frozen Iced Coffee With Coffee Jelly
Not only does it include an ice blended coffee, but also has coffee jelly and whipped cream for extra texture. It is a great drink to cool you down during the summer, but also a drink to impress your friends! Try making this drink next time you’re hosting a bbq or gathering at your home for all the adults to enjoy!
3. Baileys Almande Iced Coffee
And now, one recipe for the adults out there! With the combination of coffee and alcohol, this drink is the best of both worlds and perfect for parents who are exhausted from chasing after their kids from the moment they wake up!
4. Coffee N Cream Brownies
This recipe is a twist on the classic chocolate brownie and includes a delicious layer of coffee cream and a richer chocolate glaze on top. The coffee n cream brownies is a rich, but delicious dessert, perfect for those who want to indulge a bit.
5. Peppermint Mocha Black Bean Brownies
After choosing an indulging and creamy brownie recipe, we need to be a bit more health-conscious, right? At least for this recipe. This coffee brownie recipe has black beans as the base of the the cake that resembles the texture of fudge. This is indeed a unique coffee recipe you need to check out!
6. Cappuccino Popsicles
If you prefer ice cream or popsicles to cool down on a hot day, but still need your daily dose of caffeine, try these cappuccino popsicles! This is a really simple recipe that you can prepare beforehand and can last for a week or two in the freezer.
7. Mocha Oatmeal Cookies
Coffee and cookies are an amazing combination, but what about combining the two amazing tastes and making a coffee cookie? We don’t know about you, but a chocolate chip cookie is enough to make our day better, so imagine that feeling combined with your favorite drink.
8. Coffee Bean Bark
If you love taking candy bars or chocolate with you in a bag for that afternoon snack, this recipe is for you. It can even make for nice small chocolate gift bags for any holiday event.
9. Flourless Chocolate Cake With Coffee Mousse
This one is for all the chocolate lovers out there and even caters to those with gluten intolerance! This flourless chocolate cake with coffee mousse is a rich chocolate fudge cake topped with a light and airy coffee mousse. It can be made for birthdays or even to bring as a dessert for a potluck gathering!
10. Tiramisu With Amaretti Cookies
This is a delicious dessert inspired by the traditional tiramisu. It is perfect to make during a party with lots of people as you can make many small cups of individual desserts. That way you don’t have to worry about the mess of cutting the cake and making sure it’s evenly cut so everyone gets a slice. It’s a grab and eat type of dessert with no mess!
11. Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu
If we are already in the tiramisu mood, how about combining it with pumpkin?! This unique recipe has a similar layering as in the traditional tiramisu recipe, but the cream is a bit different. It incorporates yogurt and pumpkin in the mascarpone mix to reduce the total fat, but keep the same smoothness. It cuts some of the sugar, and highlight the pumpkin’s and the coffee's natural sweetness.
12. Coffee Cream Tortilla Cups
This is a fun dessert where tortilla is made into a cup to hold a creamy coffee pudding and topped with fresh fruits. It is a delicious finger food… or in this case, finger dessert, where a large amount of people can be fed without worrying about cutting up a cake or pie!