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Get Your Buzz On: 14 Coffee-Fueled Recipes That Will Pop Your Top

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Many of us start our days with a strong cup of coffee, but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to indulge in that delicious flavor throughout the day. And drinking coffee is only one way to get your flavor craving satisfied. We have 14 recipes for you so that you can eat your coffee! All gluten-free and low FODMAP – and enjoyed by all coffee lovers.

Mocha Espresso Power Balls with Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Low FODMAP Mocha Espresso Power Balls in a grey aluminum footed dish; coffee cups and spoons in background
Mocha Espresso Power Balls. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

We have several super simple recipes for energy balls on our website, sometimes referred to as bliss balls or power balls. These are packed with chocolate and coffee flavor from several ingredients, including chocolate covered espresso beans. Fiber rich with oats, too! Get the recipe for Mocha Espresso Power Balls.

Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies

We always keep a jar of instant espresso powder in our pantry so that we can make recipes like this one at a moment’s notice. A dark chocolate brownie base topped with an espresso flavored cream cheese layer. Rich, decadent and packs a caffeine wallop. Get the recipe for Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies.

Espresso Ribeye

Did you know that ground espresso can be used as a fantastic dry rub? Try it on this ribeye for an eye-opening experience. Get the recipe for Espresso Ribeye.

Mocha Chocolate Chunk Bars with Whiskey Salted Caramel

Browned-butter is the basis for these coffee/chocolate/toffee-like/caramel/whiskey-enhanced blondies. They are OUT OF THIS WORLD. Seriously, even though the images are mouthwatering, they pale in comparison to biting into one of these bars. Get the recipe for Mocha Chocolate Chunk Bars with Whiskey Salted Caramel.

Gluten-Free Low FODMAP Maple Mocha Cake

This cake combines cocoa and coffee for a rich mocha flavor and is sweetened with maple syrup. Perfect for those looking for a sweet treat without white sugar. Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Low FODMAP Maple Mocha Cake.

Espresso Bars

Of course, we have recipes for chocolate brownies, and brown sugar-based Blondies, but these espresso bars, which get their coffee hit from instant espresso – and quite a bit of it I might add – are for the espresso lover. Don’t even try these if you don’t like coffee. Get the recipe for Espresso Bars.

Cappuccino Rice Krispie Treats

These are rice krispie treats for grown-ups with the flavors of cappuccino – Coffee and cinnamon, which temper the sweetness of the marshmallow. Get the recipe for Cappuccino Rice Krispie Treats.

Cold Brew Latte Pops

Cold brew is not just for drinking! On a hot day, when you need a pick me up in the middle of the afternoon, nothing satisfies like these coffee flavored popsicles. Crushed chocolate covered espresso beans are added for extra coffee value. Get the recipe for Cold Brew Latte Pops.

Pumpkin Spice Mocha Latte Blondies

We developed this recipe to please all of you “PSL” lovers. We’ve got it all in this blondie recipe. pumpkin, coffee and cinnamon, combined with butter and brown sugar for a delicious non-chocolate bar. Get the recipe for Pumpkin Spice Mocha Latte Blondies.

Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake

This cake will be requested again. And again. An easy-to-make soft, moist chocolate cake, brushed with coffee liqueur, filled, and frosted with espresso buttercream and covered with miniature chocolate chips and toffee chips. YES PLEASE! Get the recipe for Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake.

Espresso White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The quality of white chocolate varies hugely. The best will contain cocoa butter, as opposed to other fats and oils, and it is the inclusion of cocoa butter that will give white chocolate a true chocolate flavor, as opposed to just milky and sugary. White chocolate is sweet which is why we temperate with espresso in this elegant chocolate chunk cookie. Get the recipe for Espresso White Chocolate Chunk Cookies.

Low FODMAP Black Bottom Pie with Espresso Whipped Cream

OK, the real name of this recipe is Low FODMAP Black Bottom Pie with Espresso Whipped Cream in a Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust! WOW! And yes, it tastes even better than that description. It starts with purchased Chocolate Chip Crunchy Cookies, ground up to make a simple pat-in crust. Next is an easy, cornstarch and egg-yolk thickened stovetop chocolate pudding and it is crowned with whipped cream flavored with instant espresso powder. It is creamy. It is crunchy. IT IS HEAVENLY! Get the recipe for Low FODMAP Black Bottom Pie with Espresso Whipped Cream.

Kahlua Pecan Brown Sugar Baked Brie

Our Kahlua Pecan Brown Sugar Baked Brie is the perfect party appetizer. Sweet, savory, creamy and crunchy. Best served to a crowd of adults as it features Coffee Liqueur. Be prepared to be asked for the recipe. Get the recipe for Kahlua Pecan Brown Sugar Baked Brie.

Chocolate Chunk Kahlua Buttercream Bars

This recipe is for a chocolate chunk of blondie that is brushed with coffee liqueur as soon as it comes out of the oven. After cooling, you top it with a Kahlua espresso buttercream – and get ready to swoon. Get the recipe for Chocolate Chunk Kahlua Buttercream Bars.

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