Espresso Energy Balls Recipe

August 19, 2021 2 min read

Recette de boules d’énergie à l’espresso - Café Barista

This caffeinated snack is so simple to make, and it pairs perfectly with a latte or a cappuccino for an afternoon coffee break. Plus, it fits nicely into a lunch box! These espresso energy balls are so delicious, we couldn’t just keep the recipe to ourselves!

You can make this recipe with the espresso blend of your choice. All you need to do is use a grinder so that the espresso is fine enough to be mixed in with the other ingredients. It would also be delicious to make these with our Cremone or Autentico espresso blends, both of which are chocolatey. Venezia would also be an excellent choice with its strong notes of hazelnut.

Get out a bowl and roll up your sleeves, here is our recipe for espresso energy balls!

This recipe makes between 8 and 10 energy balls.

one espresso energy ball


Ingredients

  • 6 large finely diced Medjool dates

  • 60 mL (¼ cup) natural almond butter

  • 45 mL (3 tbsp) maple syrup

  • 5 mL (1 tsp) vanilla extract

  • 125 mL (½ cup) quick oats

  • 60 mL (¼ cup) cocoa powder

  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) ground coffee, your blend of choice

  • Coating: ¼ cup natural finely crushed almonds

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the pieces of date, almond butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract.

  2. Mix the wet ingredients well.

  3. Add the dry ingredients (oats, cocoa powder, ground espresso, and salt).

  4. Mix well to create a uniform dough.

  5. Use your hands to create 8 to 10 medium-sized balls. Cover each ball with the crushed almonds. Enjoy!

If you are out of breakfast ideas, check out our berry, granola, and nut butter yogurt parfait. For more caffeinated recipes, visit the recipes section of our blog!

espresso energie balls




Also in Our Coffee Blog

Maïs grillé au rub au café avec mayo Piri Piri - Café Barista
Grilled corn with Coffee Rub and Piri Piri mayo

June 14, 2024 1 min read

Read More
Comment faire un café infusé à froid à la maison? - Café Barista
How to Make Cold Brew at Home

June 07, 2024 3 min read

Un cold brew à la maison? C'est facile! Voici les étapes à suivre afin de réussir votre infusion de café à froid à la maison!
Read More
Recette de latte glacé au caramel - Café Barista
Iced Caramel Latte Recipe

May 24, 2024 1 min read

Read More