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Top 5 Desserts Made With Coffee

Desserts are expected to be sweet, which is why a strong coffee flavor added as a matching component will blow your taste buds. If you love coffee, this means you should use freshly roasted coffee instead. Don’t worry about the expenses as many sites offer gift subscription for a coffee lover such as yourself.

coffee with browniesCoffee boxed brownies

Looking for ways to elevate that boxed brownie? Brew your roasted coffee beans and add it to the brownie mixture. If you’re making your brownies from scratch, add this step before you mix in your all-purpose flour. For an added kick, mix in dark chocolate chunks so that your brownies will taste richer.

Chocolate cake

The ultimate chocolate cake has the weirdest secret ingredients such as mayonnaise and stout beer, and another one of them is none other than coffee. You can choose between espresso powder or brewed coffee, but we recommend brewed coffee because the flavor is mild and won’t take over the chocolate cake. Add it to other liquid ingredients and then mix the dry ingredients into it step by step. You won’t taste the coffee, but your cake will have a more intense taste of cocoa because of it.

cupcakesMocha cupcakes

Most mocha cupcakes will call for an instant coffee powder as one of the ingredients, but substituting it with espresso powder or brewed decaf coffee is much better. If you’re going to go with the powder coffee, add it in with the rest of your dry ingredients. If you’re going to go with the brewed coffee, add it to everything else has been mixed to intensify the flavor. You can also get creative with your buttercream frosting by adding coffee liquor such as Kahlua or Bailey’s Irish Cream or simply dust dark cocoa powder on top of the buttercream.

Tiramisu cheesecake

Tiramisu is the classic coffee dessert we all love. For this, you have to use espresso powder because that is what gives it the tiramisu taste. If you’re looking for an easy way to make cheesecake, go with the no-bake cheesecake which is easier and takes less preparation time. You can then mix heavy cream and espresso powder with sugar until the consistency resembles whipped cream and pipe it on top of the cheesecake.

Whoever said coffee is only best for drinking had never tried these desserts. Grab your baking sheets now and start whisking some coffee into your desserts.