8 Buzz-Worthy Coffee and Espresso Dessert Recipes
A simple way to perk up your meal: Go with a quick and easy dessert recipe that calls for coffee or espresso.
Chocolate Cake With Coffee Frosting and Crushed Cookies
Swirl buttery icing spiked with espresso powder onto rich chocolate cake.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Cake With Coffee Frosting and Crushed Cookies
Chocolate-Dipped Espresso Meringues
The secret to these light, airy little cookies is a teaspoon of espresso powder stirred into the mix.
Get the recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Espresso Meringues
Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies
Crushed chocolate-covered espresso beans elevate this cookie to a more sophisticated, grown-up treat.
Get the recipe: Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies
Apricot and Chocolate Pastry Pillows
You can substitute dried cherries, cranberries, or raisins for the apricots, and use strawberry jam for the preserves. But there is no stand-in for the finely ground coffee that gives these pastries their depth of flavor.
Get the recipe: Apricot and Chocolate Pastry Pillows
Chocolate, espresso powder, and walnuts make for a can’t-miss combination.
Get the recipe: Mocha-Walnut Brownies
Can’t get enough coffee flavor? Add coffee liqueur to this espresso-energized treat.
Get the recipe: Espresso Truffles
Finely ground espresso gives full-bodied flavor to the traditional cookie.
Get the recipe: Espresso Shortbread
If you want to use instant espresso with this recipe, mix 1 rounded teaspoon instant espresso powder with 2 tablespoons water.
Get the recipe: Espresso Brownies