Coffee grounds buns

Don’t throw out your coffee grounds after your coffee is brewed. Save it, dry it, and use it in your bun dough.

We put it in our easy coffee grounds buns. It gives a mild taste of coffee and keeps the buns moist for several days. 

Amount: 12 pc. 

Preparation: 10 min.

Rise time: +12 hours


½ liter water
15g yeast
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp Olive oil
40g dried coffee grounds
60g oatmeal
150g rye flour
350g flour


  1. Stir lukewarm water, yeast, sugar, and oil – until the yeast is dissolved.
  2. Blend coffee grounds, oatmeal and flour easily with a spoon.
    Blend until all flour is absorbed – Kneading is not necessary.
  3. Let the dough rest under a cloth for 1-2 hours to make the yeast start working.
  4. Let it rest in the fridge for at least 12 hours.
  5. Take out the bowl and let it rest for 20-30 min.
  6. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees (hot air).
  7. Shape 12 buns with two spoons (tip: you can dip the spoons in water to avoid the dough sticking too much).
  8. Turn the oven down to 220 degrees and bake the buns in 20-25 min. until they are golden.
  9. Enjoy!

Coffee grounds brownie

Don’t throw out your coffee grounds after your coffee is brewed. We have used our coffee grounds in a delicious brownie. 

Coffee flour: 

40g dried coffee grounds

40g oatmeal

30g almonds

  • Blend the 3 ingredients for fine flour

Ingredients – Brownie:

200g butter
250g dark chocolate
4 egg
300g sugar
2 tbsp vanilla
1 tsk coarse salt
110g coffee flour
50g flour
100g white chocolate
50g walnuts

Ingredients – Topping:

100g desiccated coconut
1 tbsp instant coffee
1 dl water
100g butter
2 tbsp cocoa
100g icing sugar
1 pinch of salt

Directions – Brownie: 

  1. Melt butter and chocolate and let it cool slightly.
  2. Whip up eggs, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. Whip up the egg mass with the chocolate mass.
  4. Fold in flour and coffee flour.
  5. Chop chocolate and walnuts and fold them in.
  6. Put the dough in a form (20×30 cm)
  7. Bake it in the oven (180 degrees hot air) for 30 min.
  8. Let it cool. 

TIP: The cake is even better the day after it’s baked.

Directions – Topping: 

  1. Melt all the ingredients in a pot
  2. Spread it on the cool cake – and enjoy. 

Coffee grounds icecream

We love our coffee leftovers, and we love ice cream – so why not combine those two things?

Coffee grounds contain a lot of flavors, and at the same time, it gives the softness of the ice cream a nice texture.

Amount: 600 ml icecream

Time: 40 min


3 dl full-cream milk
3 dl cream 
4 egg yolks
110 g sugar 
30-50 g dried coffee grounds (depending on the desired taste)


  1. Bring milk, cream, and coffee grounds to a boil – and turn off the heat.
  2. Whip egg yolks and sugar to eggnog.
  3. While whipping the eggnog – pour in the milk mass gradually.
  4. Put it all in the pot and heat it slowly to 80 degrees while stirring all the time – it must not boil.  
  5. Pour it into a bowl and refrigerate for at least a few hours or until the day after.
  6. Freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker.
  7. Cover the ice cream and freeze it for two hours before serving.


The coffee grounds dry by emptying your used coffee filter in a bowl and stirring around a few times a day until the cloud is dry.

Coffee granola

Start the day with a delicious granola while reducing coffee waste!

Amount: 500 g

Time: 40 min


4 dl oatmeal
1 dl buckwheat
0,5 dl linseed
0,5 dl pumpkin seed
0,5 dl sunflower seed
1 dl rapeseed oil
0,5 dl honey
1 dl cold leftover coffee
0,5 dl dried coffee grounds
1 dl chocolate chips


  1. Mix oil, leftover coffee, and honey
  2. Mix oatmeal, buckwheat, linseed, pumpkin seed, and sunflower seed
  3. Mix the two portions thoroughly
  4. Roast it in the own at 100 degrees for 15 minutes, and then stir
  5. Roast it for another 15 minutes and stir again
  6. Make sure it’s scorched before taking it out of the own
  7. Let the granola cool, and add your coffee grounds and chocolate chips.
  8. ENJOY