Coffee is great in the morning but if you'd like a nice post-dinner caffeine fix give these irresistible coffee dessert recipes a try. Each of these delectable treats is infused with just the right amount of coffee to provide maximum flavor while balancing sweetness. So what can you make with coffee?
Aside from the obvious tiramisu, coffee makes a great vehicle for ice cream, boozy drinks, custard and much more. Here are some of our favorite coffee-infused dessert recipes:
COFFEE SMOOTHIE WITH BRANDY
If having dessert after a big dinner isn't too appealing, why not try this coffee smoothie instead? It's spiked with brandy, cinnamon and nutmeg which will go down smoothly.
Italian ice isn't just a refreshing summer treat, it's also a nice palate cleanser. Try ending your meal with this light coffee granita infused with almond liqueur and topped with whipped cream.
CHOCOLATE AND COFFEE CUSTARD
Here's a coffee dessert recipe that's simply to die for. Developed by Italian chef Andrea Berton, this dish combines a crunchy yogurt cookie with a creamy chocolate-coffee custard.
COFFEE ICE CREAM
Making coffee ice cream from scratch requires just six ingredients. Here's a super easy recipe that yields great results.
CREAMY ITALIAN COFFEE
This traditional coffee recipe hails from Friuli, a region in Northeastern Italy. Espresso is blended with mascarpone, dark chocolate and whipped cream to produce the ultimate cup of joe.