Drinks, Snacks, And Dessert Coffee Recipes
Looking for snack and dessert coffee recipes? We’ve collected over 30 recipes that involve coffee in one way or another.
We love drinking coffee at home but it’s possible to take advantage of the depth of flavors from your favorite coffee throughout the day. Sure you can also get an added extra kick of caffeine, but it’s not necessary. All of these recipes can be made with decaf too.
And, if you are looking for fabulous coffee beans to brew at home, check out our post on the Best Espresso Beans.
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The Best Coffee Flavored Snacks And Treats
This list of recipes with coffee spans the day, from morning to evening cocktails. In addition to traditional desserts with coffee, we offer a lot of options. Start the day with a coffee-based smoothie or granola made with coffee.
We have a savory chocolate-flavored dip as well as a coffee jelly recipe, which is a great make ahead snack. There is coffee-flavored toffee and bark as well as bites. Of course there are a few coffee ice cream recipes.
Interestingly, I also found some coffee cocktail recipes, including a home made recipe for Kahlua and Baileys Irish Cream.
The Best Coffee Desserts
When researching the best dessert coffee recipes I was stunned with the options. At first I assumed a lot of cake options would come up, but I quickly learned I was wrong. Here we share a lot of options for coffee flavored desserts that are not cakes or cookies. Many of these are no-bake options as well.
Most of these use brewed coffee or espresso, but a few also include coffee granules or beans.
There are options that are French or Italian coffee dessert recipes, to bring some flavors of Europe home. We include a coffee icebox cake, coffee balls, and more.
There is no shortage of great ways to add the flavor of coffee to your kitchen,
Drinks, Snacks, and Dessert Coffee Recipes
From smoothies and shakes to cocktails and cheesecake, there are so many great coffee-flavored desserts and snacks. From healthy granola to not-as-healthy tiramisu with coffee, this is a comprehensive list of recipes to make with coffee.
Sous Vide Cold Brew Coffee
Sous Vide cold brew coffee base is perfect for when you want cold brew coffee without the wait. It's also a great base for a lot of the recipes included in this post.
Iced Coffee Protein Shake
Creamy and absolutely delicious, this Iced Coffee Protein Shake is perfect breakfast wake-me-up drink! It’s nutrient-packed, satisfying, and super HEALTHY!
Cold Brew Coffee Banana Smoothie
Cold Brew Coffee Banana Breakfast Smoothie – a delicious and nutritious breakfast combining cold brew coffee with a smoothie all in one convenient drink.
Coffee Breakfast Smoothie
Coffee Breakfast Smoothie is the creamiest, most delicious HEALTHY breakfast you can imagine. It’s loaded with dark chocolate flavor and powered with superfoods.
Coffee, Oat and Banana Smoothie
Kick start your morning with this delicious Coffee, Oat & Banana Smoothie – with coffee to wake you up and oats to keep your hunger away. You can enjoy it hot or really cold too, so it’s perfect all year round.
Coffee Smoothie (any flavor you'd like!)
Coffee Smoothie, get your coffee and fruit all in one drink for an easy breakfast or snack. Add your favorite flavoring for a tasty new drink.
Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie
This Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie is an easy, delicious breakfast smoothie with a kick of dark roast coffee. The best of both worlds, whether enjoying after a workout or to beat the heat.
Healthy Mocha Coffee Yogurt Recipe Delicioius Anytime Of Day
Breakfast just got a little more kick, especially if you add coffee to your yogurt.
Coffee Granola - Gluten Free And Dairy Free
Coffee Granola – delicious gluten free granola flavored with real coffee grounds. The perfect pick me up for breakfast or snack!
Mocha Granola With Cashews
Chocolate and coffee shine in this easy homemade granola! Mocha granola with cashews is delicious with milk, yogurt, or as a snack.
Raspberry Mocha Overnight Oats
Raspberries, chocolate and coffee combined into a delicious no cook meal prep idea. Works for breakfast, midday snack and also for a healthy desert option. You will falling in love with this decadent treat!
Peppermint Mocha Overnight Oats
Here’s your chance to turn your coffee obsession into a grab-and-go, protein-packed, lower calorie/lower sugar breakfast with Peppermint Mocha Overnight Oats!
Chocolate Espresso Dip
5 ingredient chocolate espresso dip! Easy dip recipe makes a great dessert for a brunch, potluck or party.
Coffee Butterscotch Sauce
Butterscotch has a bad rap for the bright yellow candies loaded with sugar. But this sauce adds in a bit of coffee for a tasty sauce that can be used for a variety of uses.
Multi-Layer Coconut Cream and Coffee Jelly Recipe
A multi-layer coffee jelly recipe that combines a layer of coffee gelatin and a layer of coconut cream for a light and refreshing dessert.
Coffee Creme Brulee
This smooth and creamy coffee creme brûlée uses espresso powder for the perfect coffee punch. Step-by-step photos help you make this Coffee or Espresso Creme Brulee
Mini Tiramisu Coffee Trifles Recipe
These Mini Tiramisu trifles are a rich treat blending the bold flavors of cocoa and espresso with creamy mascarpone cheese custard mixture, fresh whipped heavy cream, and coffee dipped ladyfinger biscuits. It's an Italian coffee dessert recipe in mini form.
White Russian Tiramisu Cake Recipe
This no-egg, no-cooking, tiramisu recipe comes together quickly. It can be served immediately or made the day before your special event or dinner. The melt-in-your-mouth creamy, rich, coffee-cocoa goodness of this white Russian tiramisu will have your friends and family asking for seconds! It's a unique take on a tiramisu coffee recipe.
Easy Coffee Mousse Cups
These Coffee Mousse Cups are the perfect dessert to finish a dinner party. Super light, fluffy and creamy, these Espresso Mousse Cups are great make-ahead dessert! They are also an easy to prepare version of a coffee mouse cake.
Coffee Choux Buns
These delicious Classic French Coffee Choux Buns are filled with a homemade Coffee Creme Patissiere (Coffee Custard) and topped with an intense Cacao Coffee Glaze.
No-Bake Rich Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake Balls
These no-bake coffee cheesecake balls are made from just 4 ingredients are completely no-bake… and taste AMAZING! They’re also highly, highly addictive. It's one of the best easy easy coffee desserts.
Passover Matzo Icebox Cake
This Passover Matzo Icebox Cake with vanilla cream, mocha cake layers, and coffee-flavored chocolate ganache frosting is a perfect dessert for your Pesach Seder. This recipe can be made strictly kashrut or not.
Coffee Toffee - English Toffee Recipe
This English Toffee Recipe gets a grown-up spin with a touch of coffee and hazelnuts. It’s great for holiday gifting or simply have for entertaining when you need something sweet.
Almond Toffee Coffee Chocolate Bark (Vegan)
Skip the store bought candy bars and make some dairy free and vegan Almond Toffee Coffee Chocolate Bark at home instead! This chocolate coffee dessert recipe is also gluten free and has a nut-free option
Mocha Momma Energy Bites - My Kitchen Love
Mocha Momma Bites can be made in less than 15 minutes, have 5 ingredients, are good for you, vegan, and most importantly, are freaking delicious. Make this easy energy bites recipe today!
Coffee Chocolate Chip Protein Bites (Gluten Free)
These Coffee Chocolate Chip Protein Bites only taste indulgent, but they are actually healthy! These bites are gluten free and dairy free with a nut-free option, and they have a bit of protein and coffee to power you through your day
No-Churn Homemade Coffee Ice Cream
No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream – Deliciously smooth and creamy coffee-infused ice cream that is quick and easy to make, and only requires 4 simple ingredients! It's the closest thing to coffee gelato without traveling to Italy.
Homemade Coffee Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips
This No-Churn Homemade Coffee Ice Cream With Chocolate Chips is an easy recipe that's perfect for coffee lovers!
Easy Banana Mocha Frappuccino Recipe for Two
This Banana Mocha Frappuccino is full of delicious chocolate, coffee, and banana flavor! It's an easy coffee ice cream dessert or snack.
Homemade Baileys Irish Cream
Our Homemade Baileys Irish Cream recipe is a deliciously creamy alcoholic drink that takes just 5 minutes and 6 ingredients to make! The perfect homemade gift for family and friends.
Make Homemade Kahlua Faster With A Sous Vide
Take weeks off your brew time with this homemade sous vide Kahlua recipe. It’s filled with strong coffee, sugar, rum and a vanilla bean, you’ll love it for mixing drinks, baking, and gift-giving! You can also use it to make Kahlua dessert recipes.
Chocolate L’espresso Martini
Chocolate L’espresso Martini is made with Grey Goose Vodka, single-origin espresso, coffee liqueur, a pinch of salt, and a drizzle of chocolate.
Do You Love Coffee As Much As We Do?
If you are looking to add coffee into recipes, that’s probably the case. Since moving to Spain we’ve become slightly addicted to making the perfect brew at home. We’ve done a lot of research on what that means. Check out these related posts all for coffee lovers like us:
Reviews of the Best Coffee Makers With Built-In Grinders
Reviews of the Best Coffee Makers For Under $100
Reviews of the Best Stovetop Italian Coffee Makers and tips for how to use one
Recommendations for Manual Coffee Grinders and how to use one
How to Use A Coffee Scale to make the perfect cup of coffee
How To Travel With A Portable Coffee Maker and recommended travel coffee makers
The Best Espresso Beans for Home Brewing
Looking for more dessert recipes? Check out our recommendations for the Best Spanish Dessert Recipes.
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Snacks, Treats, And Desserts With Coffee
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FAQs – Dessert Coffee Recipes For Coffee Lovers
100% Yes!!! Coffee, both in liquid and ground forms, takes to baking very well. In addition to being a standout flavor, coffee complements many other ingredients/flavors making it highly versatile.
Italian espresso is usually the most common coffee used when baking. If you are looking for a stronger coffee, you can reduce the liquid to the ground ratio when brewing. Or try cooking down the coffee to enhance the flavor.
If you have coffee left over from the morning, don’t pour it down the drain. Leftover coffee is perfect for baking a variety of desserts. From cookies to cakes and pies, you can use that leftover coffee to create tasty desserts. Most coffee dessert recipes call for the coffee to be cool, perfect for leftover coffee.