We pride ourselves on our organic coffee; each batch hand-roasted and carefully crafted so that each cup is filled with rich flavor. But our coffee can be used for more than just drinking.
When making brownies, it can be difficult to create an organic, healthy, good-tasting brownie. Thanks to Dana, a recipe developer and blogger for Minimalist Baker, a guilt-free coffee-infused brownie has been made possible!
The espresso used in this recipe enhances the chocolate flavor of the raw cacao, for a rich, indulgent treat. The recipe calls for all raw ingredients and is dairy, refined sugar, and gluten free. In place of white sugar, Dana uses medjool dates to sweeten and bind all of the ingredients together. And best of all, there is no oven required!
Fudge seems to be the perfect cold-weather treat to have with a hot cup of coffee. Using this recipe from Rogers Family Company you can put your coffee in your fudge.
The recipe calls for nuts, chocolate, coffee, cinnamon, and vanilla to create a complex flavor; each ingredient compliments one another to create a spicy holiday treat.
Coffee and bacon?! Why not? This recipe by Katie Shephard, posted on Cafe Altura’s website combines the flavors of two breakfast staples to create a bold, marinated bacon masterpiece.
Use different roasts or blends from the Buena Vista Roastery to see how the coffee changes the flavor of the bacon.
Start your morning with espresso and whole grains. Panera has generously provided a waffle recipe, calling for cocoa and espresso, and even chocolate chips if your sweet tooth so desires.
If it’s Italian night for dinner, wrap up the meal with a traditional Italian dessert: tiramisu. Epicurious features this tiramisu recipe by Chef Gianni Scappin.
Chef Scappin calls for 1 1/2 cups of espresso in his recipe, used for dipping the lady fingers. Using 10th Mountain Espresso from the Buena Vista Roastery will provide a subtle nutty, chocolatey flavor in your tiramisu.
Whether it’s breakfast, dessert, or an indulgent snack, coffee can be used to enhance the already existing flavors in many recipes. Try out some of these recipes and let us know how you liked them!