Whilst drinking coffee is all well and good, sometimes coffee desserts are another great alternative way to get your coffee fix.
Coffee works extremely well with a number of dessert dishes where its java notes can complement baked and creamy desserts. From chocolate cake and brownies to tiramasu they can all benefit from a touch of coffee.
Coffee is a perfect compromise in balancing the sweet notes of a pudding whilst adding extra depth of flavour.
Try one of these coffee desserts when you fancy a pick me up. All these recipes require coffee but in differing forms. Whether it be coffee beans, a freshly brewed espresso or instant coffee. We have touched on the classics like tiramisu, to ice cream, granita and some very unusual looking candy floss coffee cups.
If you’re looking for that double fix, why not have an espresso on the side, the perfect accompaniment.
The adult way to enjoy cupcakes. A coffee infused sponge comes with lashings of marscapone cheese on top.
A traditional Italian dessert, perfect for when you're looking for a light refreshing sweet end to a dinner.
Chef Andrea Berton devised this Nespresso inspired creation. Not for the faint hearted.
A traditional classic that is always sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Coffee beans are infused into this elegant refreshing dessert.
If you have some liquid nitrogen handy this is a good chance to get creative in the kitchen.
Home made ice cream with hot espresson poured on top. A delicious combination of cold ice cream and hot coffee.
A dense choclatey, coffee dessert hailing from the Friuli region of Italy.
This unusual recipe comes from Dinex Design and is sure to create a talking point at your dinner party.
No coffee inspired dessert menu would be complete without a Tiramasu. This one comes from Mandy at Kitchen Joy who seems to be something of a tried and tested tiramasu fan.
If you're on the quest to make the perfect coffee look no further.