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6 Superb Coffee Cake and Dessert Recipes

by Lottie Huckle

published on 11 April 2016

Can’t get enough coffee? You’re going to love our 6 Superb Coffee Cakes and Desserts. Each of these recipes makes the most of coffee’s deliciously rich flavour and aroma to create some of the most addictive desserts around.

Hazelnut Tiramisu Cake

Hazelnut Tiramisu Cake

First up, a totally decadent layer cake from Bake Me a Cake as Fast As You Can, topped with molten chocolate and stuffed with mascarpone cream. Whether you’re a coffee lover or not, this bake is not to be missed.

Chocolate, Espresso and Hazelnut Brownies

Chocolate, Espresso and Hazelnut Brownies

by Chris Ammermann, Laura Harper-Hinton, Miles Kirby
from Caravan

Give ‘grabbing coffee on the go’ a new meaning with this recipe from the team behind the popular Aussie-inspired London restaurant group. Yes, for those who prefer to eat their coffee in brownie form rather than drink it, this is the recipe for you! 

Coffee Toffee

Coffee Toffee

This toffee recipe is so dangerously easy, you might just find yourself whipping it up every other week. If you’ve got the willpower to share, it would make the perfect gift for any caffeine fiend.

Tiramisù

Tiramisù

by Michaela, Emanuela and Romina Chiappa

We couldn’t list our favourite coffee recipes without including a tiramisù. It’s a classic Italian favourite and this recipe comes from the Chiappa sisters’ Simply Italian. Remember to serve in a glass dish so you can see those gorgeous layers!

Cappuccino Crème Brûlée

Cappuccino Crème Brûlée

by Adam Byatt

Incorporate coffee into any dinner party menu with this impressive dessert from How to Eat In. This recipe combines two things we love – coffee custard and getting out our blowtorch. 

Coffee Cardamom Walnut Cakes

Coffee Cardamom Walnut Cakes

by Claire Ptak

Finally, this recipe from The Violet Bakery Cookbook is a must-bake! Fragrant with subtle hints of cardamom and served in sweet individual portions, this bake is an irresistible twist on the original coffee cake.

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