It’s a fact, we cannot get enough of our coffee. We wouldn’t want to imagine our mornings without our precious brew. To our delight, coffee does not have to be limited to a before-noon drink or as the cure for our mid-afternoon slump.
There are plenty of delicious coffee drinks that are perfect to enjoy for dessert. You can satisfy your post-dinner sweet tooth or snuggle up with a treat while you catch up on your favorite shows.
If you only thought of coffee as a comfort drink, hold on to your hat and try on these three impossible to resist coffee dessert drinks. They’re good enough to make any desert pale in comparison, satiating both your thirst and sugar need. With them, you can enjoy coffee at all times of the day.
Here are the mouth-watering recipes:
Mocha Dessert Coffee
This warm, sweet drink is perfect for snuggling up with your feet up. The small hints of cinnamon and vanilla perfectly compliment the chocolaty taste of the coffee. Mix a few ingredients together, and you are on your way to mocha heaven.
Start with one cup of freshly brewed coffee and add ½ cup of warm whole milk. Stir in 1 ½ tablespoons each of cocoa powder and granulated sugar. Mix in one drop of vanilla extract and add some whipped cream on top of your coffee. Sprinkle a little cinnamon and finish it off with a maraschino cherry on top of the mound of whipped cream.
Campfire S’Mores Frappuccino
What is better than eating a s’more? Drinking a s’more. You can enjoy all that chocolate marshmallow goodness through a straw. Even better, this drink is as simple to make as it is tasty! It only takes a few minutes and a blender.
Add each of these ingredients to a blender: ¾ cups of ice, ½ cup of milk, 3 tablespoons of marshmallow topping, 1 shot of cold espresso, ½ tablespoon of cocoa powder and ½ tablespoon of sugar. Blend your ingredients together until the mix is nice and smooth. Pour yourself a glassful and top it off with whipped cream. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs for a finishing touch, and you are ready to enjoy.
Hazelnut Mocha Smoothie
This drink is another simple wonder mixed up with a blender. The smooth blend of coffee, cocoa, and nutty flavors will have you feeling like you are sitting in a café. Who knows, after you master these yummy coffee drinks, you might just want to open your own café.
In a blender, you need to blend together 1 cup of milk, ½ cup of chocolate hazelnut spread, 6 ice cubes, 4 teaspoons of instant espresso powder and 2 cups of vanilla ice cream. This mix makes three servings. Pour your blended drink into chilled glasses and add chocolate curls for a decadent garnish.
Samantha Rosario is a blogger, mother, and resident of the greatest city in the world, NYC. When not working at a Manhattan publishing house, she’s spending time with her family or putting pen to paper for her own personal pursuits. She is also an avid runner, swimmer and aims to complete an Ironman in 2018. You can see more of her work on Pound Coffee.