5 Coffee Recipes You Didn’t Know About

November 30, 2018

This article contains some incredible coffee recipes that help put a twist to your everyday life and amaze your guests on special occasions.

Other than the typical coffees you drink, such as machiatto, cappucino, mocha, among others. There are even more coffee recipes that you can enjoy, especially big coffee fans. The following recipes are pretty tasty!

1. Iced coconut coffee

Iced coconut coffee

The first of these coffee recipes has a wonderful of creaminess coming from coconuts with an intense coffee flavor and a touch of cinnamon. This is an easy-to-make drink  and has a very attractive, nice flavor. Among its ingredients, you will need:


  • Strong coffee (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar (10 g)
  • 1 scoop of coconut ice cream (10 g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon (1.2 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of shredded coconut (2.5 g)


  • To make this simple recipe, begin by preparing strong coffee. Add the tablespoon of brown sugar and the scoop of coconut ice cream.
  • Then, add the cinnamon and mix well. Finally, sprinkle the shredded coconut on top to finish off this delicious drink.

2. Coffee with banana

In this recipe is a captivating combination of the sweetness coming from a banana with the strong flavor of coffee. Below are the ingredients you will need:


  • Strong coffee (to taste)
  • Chocolate chips (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon of caramel (10 g)
  • 4 tablespoons of banana syrup (40 ml)


  • Start by mixing the caramel with the banana syrup.
  • When you have a homogeneous mixture, add the coffee and its concentrate.
  • Finally, add the chocolate chips  to give this coffee recipe a nice look and a special touch.

3. Indian spiced coffee

Indian spiced coffee

This drink will surprise those coffee lovers by giving them an oriental touch. Below are the ingredients you will need:


  • 1 teaspoon of chai tea (2.5 g)
  • 1/2 cup of hot milk (100 ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cacao powder (2.5 g)
  • Indian coffee (to taste)


  • To make this Indian spiced coffee, start by heating the milk and add the chai tea when the milk is almost at a boil. Then, let the tea infuse for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • During that time, make a double Indian coffee. When it is ready, strain the milk to get rid of the tea residue and pour it into the coffee. Mix well and sprinkle the cacao powder on top.

4. Coffee brownies

Coffee brownies

This coffee dessert is perfect for share with other during a social gathering or special occasion. The necessary ingredients are the following:


  • 2 eggs (60 g)
  • 1/4 cup of cacao (30 ml)
  • 1/2 cup of coffee (120 ml)
  • 2 cups of sugar (480 g)
  • 2 cups of flour (480 g)
  • 1 cup of butter (180 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla (2.5 g)
  • 1/2 cup of natural yogurt (120 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of chemical yeast powder (2.5 g)


  • Begin by letting the butter melt in the microwave. Then add the cacao and coffee powder.
  • Mix everything together with the sugar and flour and then stir until you get a homogeneous batter.
  • Then, add the yogurt, yeast, eggs and vanilla. Stir again until all of the ingredients are well mixed.
  • Finally, pour it into a well-greased baking pan to keep it from sticking.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 200 C.
  • Once it is ready, take it out and let it cool down to room temperature before serving.

5. Cubed ox meat with coffee

Finally, a way to use coffee in a salty dish, perhaps as an appetizer for a dinner party. You will need the following to make it:


  • 1 kg of ox meet
  • 4 tablespoons of oil (40 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of mustard (20 g)
  • 4 tablespoons of soy sauce (40 ml)
  • 1/2 cup of coffee (120 ml)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Begin by mixing the coffee, oil, and soy sauce in a bowl.
  • Separately, cut the meet into cubes and cover them with the previously made mixture.
  • Let the meat sit for an hour and then drain the liquid into a separate container, afterwards poke the ox cubes with toothpicks.
  • Then grill them in a large saucepan or on a grill. Be sure to flip them a few times so they cook evenly.
  • When they are almost done, add the sauce that you saved before and let it sit for a little bit so the flavor becomes concentrated.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and then take the ox cubes out of the pan.
  • Finally, pour the sauce over the cubes. It will be thicker and more concentrated, and will give your recipe a more intense flavor.
  • In this recipe, coffee is used in a special manner, by having a taste of saltiness to give the ox meat a more intense and particular flavor.
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