Dessert-Inspired Coffee Takes the Cake

Dinner is great and breakfast is fine, but we all know the best meal of the day is dessert! The smells, the sight and the sugar all pull you in (even when you know you
shouldn’t) to somehow always leaving room for dessert.

So what happens when you combine cake, pie, cookies, custard and coffee? Probably
a weirdly delicious mess, but in this case you get a mouth-watering list of new
recipes to try. Now, desserts aren’t just for eating…you can drink them, too! This list
is quite the treat as we take classic desserts and turn them into delicious coffee
treats. Try them all for yourself!

Red Velvet Cake Latte

Who doesn’t love a classic red velvet cake? Now you can have this sweet dessert in
latte form! Enjoy the smoothness of red velvet with the extra boost of the latte as
you sip, slurp and savor this delicious treat from!


2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
1/2 cup cold-brewed coffee
Whipped cream, for garnish
Red sugar sprinkles, for garnish


In a saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk to a simmer. Remove from heat and
mix in the chocolate chips and red food coloring until the chocolate is completely

Add 2 tablespoons of coffee to each mug. Divide warmed chocolate milk over coffee.
Finish with whipped cream and red sprinkles.

Oreo Cookie Frappuccino

What is it about Oreos that make them milk’s favorite cookie? Is it the chocolatey
goodness? The creamy and addictive center? One thing is for sure…Oreo is now
coffee’s favorite cookie, too! Combine this classic cookie snack with a cool and
creamy frap to make one of this summer’s most irresistible drinks by Thrifty DIY


1/2 cup cold brewed coffee
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 Oreo cookies
Whipped cream


In a blender, add the coffee, milk, vanilla and Oreo cookies and blend for 1 minute.

Poor into a coffee mug or a Mason jar, and top with whipped cream and a crushed Oreo if you wish.