There’s a reason many restaurants offer coffee alongside dessert. This caffeinated drink not only tastes great with sweet treats and gives you an added energy boost in the evening; it is also believed to help with digestion.

But what if you don’t want a plain, piping hot cup of coffee after dinner? Don’t worry – we have you covered. Read on to learn about some of our favorite frozen coffee dessert recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth and are surprisingly easy to make – particularly when using the ColdSnap® rapid freezing system!

Easy Coffee Desserts to Try

Next time you’re craving coffee treats after dinner, try one (or more) of these frozen coffee dessert ideas.

1. Coffee Granita
This Coffee Granita is a tasty recipe to make: all you need is brewed coffee, sugar, and coffee liquor. You can also use orange or lemon zest for an added punch of flavor.

Combine all ingredients in a 9 by 13-inch metal pan and place in your freezer. Then comes the most time-consuming part – use a fork to scrape the ice crystals that have formed on the side or bottom of the pan every 20 to 30 minutes for 3 to 4 hours. By the end of the process, you will have a fluffy, frozen dessert!

Of course, if you want to indulge in this dessert right away, you can skip the hassle and use the ColdSnap system to whip up a perfectly frozen latte (affectionately called a Snappuccino™ at ColdSnap). In under two minutes your treat will be ready – then simply add coffee liquor and citrus zest to taste.

2. Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert
Do you love a good chocolate and coffee combo? This Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert recipe is sure to hit both of these notes. Cream-filled chocolate cookie crumbs, pecans, butter, and instant coffee make up a delectable crust. Then, softened cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate syrup, and whipped topping create a perfectly creamy filling.

If you want more mocha flavor, we recommend swapping this filling with a combination of ColdSnap’s mocha Snappuccino and (thawed) frozen whipped topping. By gently folding the two together and adding chocolate syrup, you’ll create a fluffy and creamy filling that’s even more flavorful – with a fraction of the work.

3. Whipped Tiramisu Coffee
This lavishly layered dessert takes Dalgona coffee and makes it extra fancy. How could we forget Dalgona coffee, the internet darling of sweet frothy whipped coffee that kept us all caffeinated throughout quarantine? Well, consider this the turbocharged version – all hopped up on instant espresso. With hot fudge, heavy cream, and crisp lady fingers, it is undoubtedly decadent.

ColdSnap Snappuccinos have a light, frothy texture, so they can stand in for Dalgona coffee in a pinch. After drizzling your cup with chocolate sauce, layer the Snappuccino between the heavy cream and condensed milk, top with a sprinkle of cocoa powder and dip in the lady fingers for a creative and aesthetically pleasing coffee dessert. Perfect for entertaining.

4. Coffee Popsicles
Coffee popsicles are a great pick me up treat for those hot summer days. All you need to do is take your favorite coffee or cold brew and freeze it in popsicle molds (that you can easily find online). Of course, you can also get creative with your iced coffee pops by adding syrups and milk, or even dipping them in chocolate!

Just remember that having the right ratio of coffee, water, and additions is essential to achieve a frozen consistency

5. ColdSnap Snappucino™
The easiest way to enjoy a frozen coffee dessert is with ColdSnap. Simply place a Snappuccino pod into the ColdSnap appliance, wait two minutes, and enjoy a perfectly smooth and creamy frozen coffee. With multiple flavors available, including Caramel, Mocha, and French Vanilla, you can enjoy a frozen coffee on its own or personalize it with your favorite additions and toppings.

With the winter season in full swing, its easy to get inspired by festive flavors for your frozen coffee. From a candy cane rim and chocolate syrup to the addition of peppermint schnapps or coffee liquor for the adults, frozen coffee made by ColdSnap is a canvas for your wildest dessert dreams!


Contact us today to learn more about ColdSnap – a soon-to-be-released rapid freezing appliance that produces single servings of frozen confections and frozen beverages in two minutes or less. Or check out our blog for frozen coffee machine recipes and more. Thank you!

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