15 indulgent desserts with a kick of coffee

From boozy tiramisu to mini coffee cakes to desserts and drinks made with Baileys, get your caffeine fix in the form of one of these 15 indulgent coffee desserts.

15 indulgent desserts with a kick of coffee

Combine the best of both worlds – dessert and after-dinner coffee – in these recipes which all have one thing in common: a good kick of caffeine!

1.Coffee pannacotta with hazelnut ricciarelli
Creamy, soft pannacotta and crisp, crunchy ricciarelli biscuits – this Italian dessert is a match made in heaven.

coffee panncotta

2. Irish cream tiramisu
The added richness of Baileys takes this tiramisu recipe to a whole new level. It’s really easy too: assemble the ingredients in 25 minutes, then leave to chill until ready to serve.

irish cream iramisu

3. Baileys and coffee
The quickest after dinner treat ready in less than five minutes.

4. Liqueur coffee
Make an Irish, Italian or Caribbean liqueur coffee – just choose your favourite spirit. And don’t forget the frothy whipped cream topping!

liqueur coffee

5. Chocolate and coffee swiss roll
Adding coffee to the cream takes this from a family favourite to a grown-up pudding.

chocolate coffee swiss roll

6. Baileys coffee and ice cream
The easiest cheat’s dessert recipe: ice cream, coffee, Baileys and a sprinkling of flaked almonds.

baileys coffee

7. Mini coffee and walnut cakes
You could make 16 mini coffee cakes (which would be perfect for afternoon tea) or make one BIG cake for a birthday or gathering. Either way, this coffee cake recipe with a walnut praline and whisky buttercream is out of this world.

mini coffee cakes

8. Coffee créme caramel with espresso and Frangelico syrup
There’s nothing more satisfying than making your own créme caramel – this one is made even better with an espresso and Frangelico syrup.

Coffee crème caramel

9. Chocolate tiramisu cake
We’ve reimagined the classic Italian dessert into a decadent celebration cake made of chocolate sponge and amaretto icing.

tiramisu cake

10. Flat white martini
Add Baileys for a delicious twist on the classic espresso martini.

11. Classic Italian affogato
The Italians do the simple things well and this dessert is a fantastic example of that. All you need is coffee, condensed milk, double cream and biscotti!


12. Individual tiramisu pots
Make individual tiramisu pots for your dinner party guests – it’s a daintier way to serve up this classic Italian dessert.

tiramisu pots

13. Baileys iced coffee
Forget buying yours in a coffee shop! This is the way forward when it comes to iced coffee.

14. Mocha and hazelnut cake
Chocolate, coffee and hazelnuts unite in this simple but great-tasting sandwich cake.

mocha cake

15. Hazelnut meringue nests with coffee cream
You can use shop-bought meringue nests to make this dessert recipe even speedier.

meringue with coffee cream

Need more caffeine? Take a look at all our coffee recipes.

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