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5 Amazing Coffee and Chocolate Desserts

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If you haven’t tried it already, pairing some chocolate with coffee in desserts is a great way to end a meal. The taste of coffee perfectly complements the cocoa in chocolate by neutering its bitterness and enhancing its deep-seated flavors. As such, many recipes for chocolate-based foods include some coffee in them to help the fruity and spicy notes to shine through. These recipes are all incredibly easy to make, and in this article, we’ll discuss five of the most refreshing coffee and chocolate desserts you can make at home. Make coffee and a batch of these for your guests and let the compliments gush in.

1) Cappucino Popsicles

What you’ll need:

  1. 1 cup of water
  2. 2/3 cup sugar
  3. 2 tbsp of corn syrup
  4. 1 cup milk
  5. 1 tsp cinnamon
  6. 2 tbsp espresso powder
  7. A cup of vanilla almond milk.

To make these popsicles:

  1. Make some sugar corn syrup by boiling the water and sugar together until the latter dissolves completely.
  2. After letting the solution cool for a few minutes, add the corn syrup
  3. Take 3/4th of this mixture and add the espresso powder to it — mix and cool.
  4. In the remaining 1/4th syrup, pour the almond milk and cinnamon.
  5. Whisk the mixture to make sure the ingredients mix appropriately.
  6. Use popsicle molds and fill each slot with half of both mixtures and freeze for at least 6 hours.
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Popsicles on a plate @veggiewok

2) Affogatos

This is by far the most straightforward recipe on this list.

It requires only two ingredients:

  1. Vanilla ice cream
  2. Espresso

To make these coffee and chocolate desserts :

  1. You just pour the espresso over ice cream, and you’re done!
  2. Sprinkle some breadcrumbs, biscotti, or crushed nuts at the end to top it off.

Despite the simple recipe, there is plenty of room for experimentation here. You can mix the espresso with some hazelnut liqueur or amaretto, and pour the mixture on ice cream, or use whipped cream to garnish the affogato along with some nuts.

Be sure to go check out “6 Coffee Cocktails You Need to Make at Home” to see what other amazing things you can do with coffee and its extracts.

5 Amazing Coffee Chocolate Desserts
A person pouring expresso in ice cream @black_river_roasters

3) Coffee Fudge

What you’ll need:

  1. 400 ml condensed milk
  2. 150 ml milk
  3. 120 grams of unsalted butter
  4. 450 grams of demerara sugar
  5. 2 and a half tablespoons of coffee essence
  6. Chocolate coffee beans (optional)

To make the coffee and chocolate desserts :

  1. Mix the almond milk, milk, butter, and sugar in a vessel on medium heat.
  2. Once the sugar has dissolved, by raising the temperature, then simmer for around 15 minutes.
  3. Keep stirring the mixture to avoid it sticking on the bottom of your pan. To test whether your solution has achieved the right texture, drop small amounts of it in cold water and see if it turns into a tiny ball.
  4. Once it does, turn the heat off and add the essence.
  5. Beat the mixture till you get the right consistency.
  6. Spread it out on a saucepan covered with greaseproof paper.
  7. Wait till it cools, and cut into the desired shape.
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Plates with desserts and a cup of coffee @dailyjemimawilch

4) Mocha Cookies

What you’ll need:

  1. 6 tbsp butter
  2. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  4. 1 egg, e) 1 cup flour
  5. 1 tsp baking soda
  6. 1/4 tsp salt
  7. 2 tbsp coffee powder

To make the coffee and chocolate desserts :

  1. Take a bowl and whisk the flour, salt, and baking soda together.
  2. In another bowl, take the butter and mix with some sugar till it dissolves.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, egg, and coffee powder.
  4. Stir and combine the two bowls before refrigerating the mixture for around 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat your oven to 350* F, and meanwhile, take the dough and extract one teaspoon at a time using a warm tablespoon.
  6. Form cookies out of these by washing your hands in cold water.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes and cool.

Dare to try some coffee along with some alcoholic beverages? Well then take a look at “5 Alcoholic Drinks That Go Perfect With A Coffee” for a guide on alcoholic beverages that go well with coffee.

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A person holding a cookie @rosyidahnr

5) Chocolate Brownies

What you’ll need:

  1. 600 grams unsalted butter
  2. 450 grams unsweetened chocolate
  3. 5 1/2 cups sugar
  4. 16 eggs
  5. 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  6. 1 1/2 tsp salt
  7. 3 3/4 cup flour
  8. 220g bittersweet chocolate
  9. 220 grams milk chocolate
  10. Chop all chocolates into half-inch pieces.

To make these coffee and chocolate desserts:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300* F and cover your baking pans with parchment paper.
  2. Take a saucepan and mix the butter and unsweetened chocolate well on low heat.
  3. In another bowl, mix the sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt.
  4. Add the contents of the first bowl and whisk till the texture smoothens.
  5. Add the flour and whisk again.
  6. Take 140 grams of milk and bittersweet chocolate and add that as well.
  7. Make brownie shapes from the batter, and prepare to bake.
  8. Take the remaining chocolate and microwave in different bowls till they melt.
  9. Drizzle this chocolate onto the brownies.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes, ensure both sides are heated and enjoy!
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A close up of a brownie held between fingers @gracekitchencorner_

Thank you for reading with us on the 5 coffee and chocolate desserts you can try. Let us know in the comments below which dessert you’re going to try to make. Our favorite is the popsicles, try them out!

Be sure to check out related coffee content to brew up your coffee knowledge like “12 Essentials to Make Your Perfect Cup of Coffee at Home” or even “How to Roast Coffee Beans at Home“.

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