20 Recipes for Leftover Coffee

Trying to figure out what to do with that leftover coffee? From brownies to muffins to popsicles, here are twenty easy ideas for using leftover coffee.

20 leftover coffee

If I’m being honest, coffee is probably my favorite meal of the day. What can I say? I love a good pick me up. Whether you like it hot or cold, strong or weak, I’m guessing you always have a little leftover in the pot after brewing – am I right?

Presta Coffee Tucson

Don’t toss that liquid gold – turn it into something new and delicious! Below are 20 healthy and delicious ideas for using leftover coffee.

Chocolate Espresso Protein Smoothie

4.83 stars average
5 minutes
Thick, creamy and packed with protein, this chocolate espresso smoothie will give you all-day energy.
VIEW RECIPE
Chocolate Espresso Protein Smoothie

Raspberry Mocha Latte Overnight Oats

For an easy, make-ahead breakfast that tastes totally indulgent but packs in superfoods and a great kickstart to your day, mix up a jar (or several) of Raspberry Mocha Latte Overnight Oats.
VIEW RECIPE
Raspberry-Mocha-Latte-Overnight-Oats-recipe-2177

Coffee Crusted Flank Steak

Rate It!
20 minutes
Flank steak is rubbed with a coffee-infused dry spice mixture then grilled (or broiled) to juicy perfection. 
VIEW RECIPE Pin
sliced flank steak with coffee crust

Raspberry Coffee Smoothie

Raspberry Coffee Smoothie made with delicious chilled coffee, frozen raspberries and creamy coconut milk, is the perfect pick me up treat.
VIEW RECIPE
raspberry-coffee-smoothie-8004

Vanilla Bean Horchata Iced Coffee

This homemade vanilla bean horchata iced coffee is downright delicious. Homemade horchata made with lots of vanilla beans and cinnamon and then mixed with cold brew coffee. This drink is made for all you iced coffee lovers!
VIEW RECIPE
vanilla-bean-horchata-iced-coffee-8

Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino (Healthy Copycat)

4.43 stars average
5 minutes
This rich and creamy healthy Starbucks mocha Frappuccino copycat has all of the chocolate and coffee flavor you want with none of the guilt!
VIEW RECIPE
Healthy starbucks mocha frappuccino

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast is melt in your mouth tender. Chuck roast is slow cooked with potatoes, carrots, onions, coffee and vegetable broth to create a flavorful meal. Put this crock pot roast recipe on your holiday table, or let it cook on a busy day and come home to a warm, comforting meal.
VIEW RECIPE
Slow-Cooker-Pot-Roast-13-

Coffee Smoothie

Coffee Smoothie – The perfect way to start your morning with coffee, oats, flaxseeds and bananas, all in one! Combining our two morning loves, coffees and smoothies, for people on the go.
VIEW RECIPE
Coffee-Smoothies

Coffee Protein Shake

With just a few simple ingredients, this Coffee Protein Shake is the perfect way to refuel after a tough workout!
VIEW RECIPE
coffee-protein-shake

Coffee Rubbed Ribeye

4.57 stars average
47 minutes
Just in time for grilling season, these Coffee Crusted Grilled Ribeyes are easy enough for a weeknight dinner but fancy enough for company.
VIEW RECIPE
Coffee rubbed ribeye

Gluten Free Fudge Brownies

4.25 stars average
50 minutes
These thick and fudgy brownies are topped with a chocolate espresso frosting sending these gluten free treats to the next level.
VIEW RECIPE Pin
Gluten Free Brownies with Coffee Frosting - The Lemon Bowl

Coffee Chocolate Overnight Oats

VIEW RECIPE
Coffee-Chocolate-Overnight-Oats-My-Whole-Food-Life

Iced Coffee Margarita

Iced Coffee Margarita mixed with tequila, a lemon twist and served in a rimmed glass of ground coffee and sugar. Talk about an eye-opener!
VIEW RECIPE
iced-coffee-margarita-finish-9

Banana Coffee Cashew Smoothie

A banana coffee cashew smoothie will get your day started on the right foot! It has a jolt of caffeine from coffee, and healthy fats and protein from cashews. Sweetness and vitamins from bananas round this smoothie out and make it a delicious breakfast option.
VIEW RECIPE
Banana-Coffee-Cashew-Smoothie-01

Greek Yogurt Popsicles

VIEW RECIPE
popsicles

Banana Coffee Cacao Smoothie Recipe

VIEW RECIPE
cacao-smoothie-healthy-coffee-banana-smoothie-recipe-title

Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Latte Muffins

These sweet and mildly spiced gingerbread latte muffins are infused with robust brewed coffee, topped with a sweet coffee glaze and sprinkled with tender shredded coconut.
VIEW RECIPE
gingerbread-latte-muffins-1

Coffee Crisps

VIEW RECIPE
Coffee-Crisps-2

COCONUT COFFEE SMOOTHIE

Rich and creamy, this Coconut Coffee Smoothie, full of coconut-chocolate flavor, is a HEALTHY and DELICIOUS way to start your day!
VIEW RECIPE
Coconut Coffee Smoothie 5
Photo of Liz Della Croce

Hi, I’m Liz!

Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones. I believe in the power of real, wholesome ingredients that are bursting with flavor and won’t break the bank. Whether it’s a traditional Lebanese recipe from my family or a culinary creation from across the globe, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover that nutritious food can be exciting, affordable, and easy to prepare.

Learn more about me →

Subscribe to my recipes ->


Rate and Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


9 responses to “20 Recipes for Leftover Coffee”

  1. Melissa @ Insider The Kitchen Avatar
    Melissa @ Insider The Kitchen

    Someone was just asking me if I had a good recipe for pot roast in a slow cooker. I’ll have to send them these!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      That’s perfect!!

  2. cakespy Avatar
    cakespy

    Brilliant roundup! My boo is constantly leaving half a pot left over so this is a very appropriate grouping of recipe inspirations for me :-)

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      That’s perfect then!!

  3. Feestzaal Avatar
    Feestzaal

    I just loved all the recipes made out of leftover Coffee. Thanks for sharing these healthy and delicious recipes.

  4. Amy Bellgardt Avatar
    Amy Bellgardt

    Thank you for sharing my leftover coffee ice cubes!

  5. Alison's Allspice Avatar
    Alison’s Allspice

    This is such a clever round up of recipes! Leftover coffee is so common, and you have found so many inventive ways to use it!

  6. Jessi Avatar
    Jessi

    Thank you so much for this great set of recipe!!! Love them all especially the iced cubs. Perfect for summer time!!

  7. Lindsay@theleangreenbean Avatar
    Lindsay@theleangreenbean

    thanks for including me, Liz! we haven’t had much leftover coffee lately (see – 7 month old baby who STILL doesn’t sleep) but i might start making extra just to try some of these!

Liz Della Croce eating black bean dip

Hi I’m Liz!

Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.