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15 Incredible Espresso Recipes to Celebrate National Espresso Day

Saturday, November 23, 2013 is National Espresso Day. If anything deserves a day in its honor, it is espresso.  How many other foods can you name that can be a drink, a dessert, a snack, and even in a meat entree for dinner?  Espresso can not only perk you up when you drink a cup but it also “perks” up the flavor of chocolate and other foods. Follow the links to the collection of 15 incredible espresso recipes to help celebrate National Espresso Day at your house on Saturday.

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    Follow the links to these 15 incredible espresso recipes to celebrate National Espresso Day!

  • The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe Ever 2 of 16
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    Adding espresso powder to the cake and frosting in the best chocolate cake recipe ever deepened the flavor of the chocolate for a decadent, moist, and rich cake.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Frappuccino 3 of 16
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    Frappuccino is my all-time favorite coffee drink. Try this espresso recipe for an easy and delicious drink you can make at home.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Mocha Coconut Fudge 4 of 16
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    Mocha coconut fudge has all my favorite flavors: semi-sweet and white chocolate, espresso, and coconut. Wow, what a combination for this drool-worthy fudge.

    Source:  How Sweet Eats

  • Pots de Creme 5 of 16
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    Pots de creme is such a simple yet decadent and creamy dessert you will want to make during the holidays. Espresso powder enhances the rich dark chocolate flavor.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Dirty Chai 6 of 16
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    Dirty Chai is a combination of tea and coffee. Espresso and spiced  orange chai together make a spicy, sweet, delightful latte. 

    Source:  Foodie with Family

  • Chocolate Espresso Semifreddo 7 of 16
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    The combination of cream cheese, coffee, and Kahlua in this chocolate espresso semifreddo is delightful.  Even though this is a frozen dessert, it is perfect for any time of the year. 

    Source:  Brown Eyed Baker

  • Roast Beef with Espresso Sriracha Sauce 8 of 16
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    The combination of espresso powder and Sriracha sauce give this roast beef with espresso Sriracha sauce an out of this world good flavor.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Cafe Mocha Punch 9 of 16
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    Cafe mocha punch is an easy, scrumptious coffee drink for parties made with espresso and ice cream. I think I may pretend to have a party just to make this drink today.

    Source:  She Wears Many Hats

  • Beer and Pretzel Cookies 10 of 16
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    Beer and pretzel cookies with stout and espresso in the batter are oh so good! These don't have a strong beer flavor and are simply delicious with the chocolate frosting.

    Source:  Cookies and Cups

  • Fudge Brownies 11 of 16
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    Espresso powder adds a deep, delicious flavor to these fudge brownies.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Peppermint Mocha 12 of 16
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    You must make this rich and creamy peppermint mocha. The espresso and peppermint combination gives any day a touch of Christmas flavor.

    Source:  Foodie with Family

  • Chocolate Espresso Ganache Pie 13 of 16
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    This chocolate espresso ganache pie is grain-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, and egg-free for those with allergies but it is definitely full of scrumptious flavor.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Mocha Mississipi Mud Cake 14 of 16
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    Espresso powder in the cake and frosting make this mocha mississippi mud cake so rich and flavorful that you will get requests for this over and over.

    Source: Bake at 350

  • Chocolate Chip Espresso Pumpkin Bread 15 of 16
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    Espresso powder deepens the flavor of the chocolate in this chocolate chip espresso pumpkin bread recipe. I don't think my family will let me go back to my tradional pumpkin bread recipe.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes 16 of 16
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    Just look at these pumpkin spice latte cupcakes! With a hint of espresso and pumpkin pie flavors and whipped cream topping drizzled with caramel, they are an amazing treat for these fall days. 

    Source:  Table for Two

 

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