Spoiler Alert: I don’t even like coffee. But you know who’s been making a mint off of me for the last twenty years? Starbuck’s. That’s right. In a stroke of genius business modeling – they’ve captured the hearts and minds of even those of us who do. not. like. coffee. How is this possible? It’s possible because they have coffee drinks. And coffee desserts. Like coffee cake. And coffee drinks and coffee treats and coffee flavored things just sort of make me slobber a little. So if you’re like me and you like all treats of the coffee variety – get ready to slobber just a bit as you get ready to pick your first recipe from this list!
There is no better way to spend a morning than watching the sunrise with a hot cup of coffee. Not your ideal scenario? Then how about munching on a coffee dessert with your girlfriends at brunch, or watching the sunset while enjoying some coffee-flavored ice cream? There are so many unique ways you can enjoy coffee and these recipes are some of my favorites. Whether you’re a morning person or just looking for a cozy warm escape in a cup, these coffee recipes are perfect. Here are 50 Creative Coffee Recipes that every coffee lover should try this year.
50 Creative Coffee Drinks
Cold Creme Brulee Coffee with Caramel
Smooth and creamy, this cold coffee recipe has a hint of scorched caramel flavor and is finished with a cloud whipped cream with crunchy bits on top. It’s cool and so sweet you’ll just fall in love with it.
Affogato (Italian Coffee & Ice Cream Float)
The word affogato literally means “drowned” in Italian — essentially, this classic dessert recipe is ice cream drowned in coffee. As a coffee-lover, it’s my dream dessert!
Dalgona Coffee Cocktail
This Dalgona coffee cocktail is the adult version of the Tik Tok whipped coffee craze that you need in your life!
How to Make Bulletproof Coffee
Popular in Keto circles, and with those following a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, Bulletproof coffee is a great go-to for these cold mornings as we head into fall and winter.
Easy No Bake Coffee Cheesecakes Recipe
This recipe will take you just 30 minutes (or less) to make. And if you love coffee, like my family does, you will be even happier with this. You’ll only need a few ingredients and there is only a handful of steps.
Nutty Caramel Iced Coffee Recipe
This Nutty Caramel Iced Coffee is a great way to keep cool and enjoy something sweet!
Banana Pecan Coffee Cake
If you are looking for incredible banana coffee cake, you do not want to miss out on this! This banana pecan coffee cake is the perfect mix of a moist cake with the exact amount of crunchiness to it.
Mint Irish Iced Coffee Cocktail Recipe for St. Patrick's Day
Beer is probably the most popular drink choice for St. Patrick’s Day festivities, but if beer isn’t your thing, there is another popular drink: Irish whiskey... Muahahahaha!
If you want to cool off this summer with an easy and caffeinated treat, try these cold brew coffee floats! This cold brew recipe combines the classic coffee flavor you love with the creamy cool flavor of ice cream.
Irish Coffee drink recipe
The Irish Coffee is a classic drink recipe featuring coffee and Irish whiskey. There are two variations on this cocktail, one with just Irish whiskey and coffee. If you prefer it sweeter, go with the optional Irish cream or sugar.
Coffee Granita Parfait
A coffee lover’s dream!! With a texture like fluffy snow and boost of java, this Coffee Granita Parfait is the perfect pick-me-up! (Super easy too!)
Butterscotch Coffee Cocktail
The Butterscotch Coffee Cocktail blends two liqueurs with a full serving of hot coffee. It’s a fairly lightweight drink that’s perfect for cool evenings or as an afternoon pick-me-up.
Ultimate Dalgona Coffee Recipe (Whipped Coffee) – with Pumpkin Spice & Caramel
For those of you who are already starting to crave all things pumpkin spice, this Ultimate Dalgona coffee recipe with a hint of pumpkin is a great way to feed that craving year round.
Pumpkin Coffee Cake
It just doesn’t get any better than the marriage of pumpkin and coffee cake.
Glazed Cherry Coffee Cake
This cherry coffee cake all started with some cravings.
Bailey's Irish Cream Coffee Truffles
These Irish Coffee Truffles are ones you are not going to want to put down, you also might not want to share them.
Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe
Our whole family loves blueberries, which is a good thing as blueberries are so good for you with so many wonderful health benefits. This blueberry coffee cake recipe is sure to be a family favorite of yours in no time.
How to Make Coffee Bombs - Step by Step Directions with Photos and VIDEO!
Have fun making awesome Coffee Bombs using this easy how to make Coffee Bombs tutorial. With this easy step by step (pictures included) how to you will be able to make all sorts of fun, tasty and beautiful coffee bombs with instant coffee.
No Churn Coffee Ice Cream Recipe
This is an easy No Churn Coffee Ice Cream recipe because no ice cream machine it’s needed and is made with just 5 ingredients!
Delicious Mocha Frappuccino Recipe
Love the taste and flavor of a mocha frappuccino? It’s time to take charge and make this homemade mocha frappuccino recipe yourself! It’s the perfect way to make a simple copycat recipe that’ll taste like you just bought it at Starbucks!
Almond Coffee Cake Ring (Tea Ring)
This Almond Coffee Cake Ring or tea ring is a slightly sweet yeast bread filled with almond paste and cream cheese and made into a wreath-shaped pastry. It’s baked until golden and then drizzled with icing.
Copycat Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe
This Copycat Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe tastes just like the real deal. But instead of dropping $8 on this drink, you can make it at home for a fraction of the cost!
Hazelnut Dalgona Coffee
Hazelnut Dalgona Coffee is a colorful and flavorful whipped coffee beverage that can be made with only 4 ingredients.
Iced Chocolate Chunk Mocha Brownies
These delicious individual brownie bites, staged to look like a whipped cream topped iced mocha, are packed with an explosion of chocolate chunks and coffee flavor!
How to Make Cinnamon Coffee
Coffee is a big part of my every day routine and this simple Cinnamon Coffee gives me a little extra flavor, and maybe even a few health benefits, without adding lots of sugar which equals carbs and calories
Vanilla Caramel Iced Coffee Recipe is So Refreshing!
Nothing is more refreshing during summer than a chilled beverage – like this delicious vanilla caramel iced coffee recipe. So easy to make!
Coffee Brownies Recipe
Everybody loves coffee and brownies so why not make Coffee Brownies?!
Creamy Blended Frozen Mocha Coffee Drink
I could never find the perfect coffee drink that would win over my affection for tea and other beverages…until I met this one. Now I can’t get enough of it, and I indulge in this rich and creamy blended frozen mocha at least three times a week!
Peach Crisp Frappe Recipe
This Peach Crisp Frappe recipe tastes just like peach crisp but in a cool and refreshing frappe! It’s so easy to make and you’ll need just a few easy ingredients.
Cinnamon Buns Glazed with Vanilla Coffee Infused Icing
This recipe makes a lot of cinnamon rolls, so you can make a lot at once, give some away, and even freeze some to re-heat later.
I’m all for this latest whipped coffee trend, especially after I came up with this No Churn Dalgona Coffee Ice Cream. It’s smooth, creamy, with a touch of that deep coffee bean flavor that really pulls you in.
Overnight Coffee Cake Recipe with Sour Cream
If you have had coffee cake before, you may know that many are dry, or at least that was my recollection. I am glad I gave this overnight coffee cake recipe a try though! It is a moist and delicious breakfast, brunch, or dessert!
Iced Cheesecake Coffee
Cheesecake Iced Coffee is a dreamy iced coffee that will satisfy your sweet craving.
Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake
Strawberry and rhubarb is one of my favorite combinations and I knew it would be the perfect combination for a coffee cake!
Gluten Free Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe
A Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake recipe made gluten free! This coffee cake is tender, moist, and full of flavor from the cinnamon and walnuts.
Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes
Chocolate Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes have a satisfying crunch with a subtle coffee flavor.
Peach Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping
This peach coffee cake is simple to throw together and tastes spectacular! It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, snacking, or dessert.
What do you have with coffee? Coffee cake of course! And this recipe for keto sour cream coffee is the perfect way to start any day. It’s moist, delicious and has the right amount of sweet and cinnamon flavor.
Easy Mint Mocha Coffee Recipe
This easy mint mocha coffee is a great way to warm up this holiday season. This festive drink is a mixture of mint coffee and cocoa. Add some peppermint schnapps to make it a soul-warming cocktail.
Keto Vanilla Latte – Fat Burning Coffee Recipe
Kick your day into gear with this delicious Keto Vanilla Latte recipe! This low carb latte is so rich and creamy that it tastes like a decadent coffee shop drink, but there are less than 1g net carbs in each cup!
Pumpkin Coffee Cake in A Mug
Pumpkin Coffee Cake is deliciously moist and piled high with a simple crumb topping. This perfect Fall treat is made in a mug and will be ready in 3 minutes or less!
Ultimate Chocolate Caramel Iced Coffee
I love caramel and chocolate together! This epic marriage comes together in one of my new favorite recipes to make at home. Enter Chocolate Caramel Iced Coffee!
Like Kentucky Butter Cake? Try This Coffee Butter Cake
This tender butter cake is infused with home brewed coffee and then soaked in a coffee butter sauce to take it over the top.
Maple Almond Iced Coffee
Maple almond iced coffee is surprisingly as easy as it is scrumptious!
Whipped coffee, also called dalgona coffee, has been an overnight sensation - but it's delicious too! Here's how to make your own.
Butter Rum Iced Coffee
There is something about an iced coffee on a warm mid-afternoon day. Don’t know what I am talking about? Then you need to make this Butter Rum Iced Coffee stat!
Coffee Cake Muffins - Low Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free, THM S
Keto Coffee Cake Muffins are a delicious breakfast dessert or afternoon snack. They pair perfectly with, you guessed it, a cup of coffee!
Fresh Strawberry Coffee Cake
My family and I have an easy fresh strawberry coffee cake recipe that I have been baking for years. My twin teens love the recipe so much that they even requested it for their 18th birthday this year!
As a mother of small children, coffee is my friend….my BEST friend. As a woman trying to lose weight and gain lean muscle, protein is also my friend.
Adding the flavors of brown sugar and cinnamon can sweetened up your coffee. It makes a refreshing drink any time of the year but I like this flavor during the fall season.
So Now What?
Now that you’re hastily scribbling down a shopping list so that you can dive right into this deliciousness – let me add the icing on your cake. What if… I’m just saying – what if…
What if you added in a bit of cozy – hygge if you will – to your coffee drinks and coffee desserts? Your first step would be to plan a family game night that would gather everyone round and bring you closer to your friends and family.
Or, you could spend some quality time with one of these delicious darlings and get your creativity on. It’s been scientifically shown that creative people are happier and more relaxed!
Either way – I hope you enjoy these coffee drinks and coffee desserts in whatever way works best for you – cocktails with neighbors on a nippy winter night; game night with friends and family; or spending some much needed you time!