Saturday Sweets: Where to Get Your Sweet Fix on National Coffee Day

Photo Credit: Liz Clayman

Photo Credit: Liz Clayman

It’s National Coffee Day and we’re celebrating the sweetest way we know how — with coffee filled desserts. So get ready for a sugar filled caffeine buzz. Here are a few spots you’ll find us today:

For the one who is obsessed with chocolate: Capital Grille’s Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake

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True chocolate lovers should head to Capital Grille for to celebrate National Coffee Day in the sweetest way. Life hack: they even have the recipe available so you can make it at home.

For a classic with a twist: Macchialina’s Tiramisu

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Everyone’s favorite Italian dessert is always made with coffee, but at Macchialina it’s made with a twist. Sure, there’s the usual ladyfinger cookies, but then they are layered with dulce de leche mousse and topped with an espresso granita. Espresso granita.

For those would would rather drink dessert: The Local’s Cafe Coquito

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Sometimes the only dessert you need is a deliciously sweet coffee cocktail. The Cafe Coquito cocktail at The Local is the way to go. It’s made with Tia Maria coffee liqueur, Santa Teresa 1796, coconut milk, condensed milk, cinnamon syrup, and vanilla.

For the ones who just want a cup of coffee: OMG Brigadeiro’s Nutella Coffee


A coffee mug covered in Nutella? Yes, please. Stop by OMG Brigadeiro if you want a caffeine fix and also a sugar rush, order the Nespresso coffee that come in a Nutella rimmed mug coated in caramel or chocolate pearls.