Three Coffee Infused Recipes For Thanksgiving

Three Coffee Infused Recipes For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is around the corner! If you're looking for some delicious desserts to bring to Thanksgiving (or Friendsgiving!) that celebrates your love of coffee, check out these delicious recipes!
  • Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

  • Icing
    • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup shortening
    • 3 tablespoons strong brewed coffee, cooled
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Instructions: 
    • Mix butter and shortening with handmixer
    • Slowly incorporate confectioners sugar, coffee, & vanilla

  • Cupcake
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 can pumpkin puree (15oz)
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup coconut oil
    • 2 eggs

  • Instructions:
    • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, & nutmeg. Set aside.
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin, both sugars and the coconut oil until combined, making sure the consistency is smooth with no lumps. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time. Add the flour mixture in two additions, folding with a rubber spatula until the texture is smooth.
    • Divide the batter between the baking cups, filling each about two-thirds full. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes. A fork inserted in the center should come out clean. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 to 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.


  • Chocolate Mocha Mousse

    • 8 oz (226g) dark chocolate, chopped
    • 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish
  • Instructions:
    • Melt the chocolate with the coffee over a double boiler until smooth. Remove from heat and let it cool.
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs until light and fluffy.
    • Gently fold the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture.
    • In another bowl, whip the heavy cream and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
    • Carefully fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.
    • Spoon the mousse into serving glasses and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
    • Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings before serving.


Mocha Cheesecake

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
    • 1/4 cup melted butter
    • 2 cups cream cheese
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
    • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish
  • Instructions:
    • Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C).
    • Combine the cookie crumbs and melted butter, then press them into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
    • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
    • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    • Mix in the coffee, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract.
    • Pour the filling over the crust.
    • Bake for about 45 minutes or until the edges are set and the center is slightly jiggly.
    • Let the cheesecake cool, then refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
    • Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings before serving.
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