Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans

If you are a fan of chocolate and coffee and haven't tasted chocolate coated coffee beans, then you are missing out on an amazing taste. Read this article to know about this type of deliciously yummy category of chocolates.
Tastessence Staff
Have you ever tasted chocolaty coffee beans? If not, then you are missing the ultimate taste of coffee dipped in yummy chocolate. Though the chocolate flavor minimizes the bitterness of coffee beans, it is still strong enough for the kids to reject them. Hence these chocolates are one of the best gifts for adults, and of course heaven for the people who love the bitter taste of coffee beans. So, let's move further to find some of the interesting things about this special combo.
Nutritional Facts
Chocolate has a rich nutritional value and so does coffee. When we mix coffee with chocolate, the benefits also get combined. These chocolates are rich in fats, sugar and caffeine. There are different types of chocolates which are coated on the coffee beans. White, dark and milk chocolate are some of them. The calorie content may differ in different varieties. This may be a matter of concern for the health conscious people as it has lots of calories. According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, per serving of dark chocolate coated coffee beans is considered to be approximately 28 beans. Considering this, the following table will help you to understand their nutritional content.
Nutrition Values
Calories 216
Fat 12g
Protein 3g
Fibers 3g
Carbohydrate 23g
Sugar 17g
Caffeine 336mg
Saturated Fats 6g
How to Make it?
Well, like other chocolates you can prepare these chocolaty coffee beans at home. At home, you will get the liberty to select your own coffee beans brand and your own brand of chocolate. You can go for any chocolate like white, milk or dark chocolate. As the selection of coffee beans is in your hands you can easily decide how strong your chocolate will be. Now let's find out the recipe in the following points.
Things Required
  • Good quality coffee beans
  • Chocolate chips or chocolate candy bars
  • One small pot and one large pot
  • Spoon
  • Wax paper or aluminum foil
Method of Preparation
  • The foremost thing to do is to collect all the ingredients required from the market. Select the best quality coffee beans and chocolates so as to give your taste buds the best treat.
  • Then after that, take the small pot and fill it 1/3 with water. Now place it over the flames and let the water boil.
  • Now take the larger pot and fill chocolate chips and candy bar and then place it over the small pot which has the boiling water. Placing larger pot on the top will reduce the chances of water getting inside the chocolate.
  • Let the chocolate melt. Keep stirring the chocolate with the help of a spoon so as to save it from burning.
  • As soon as the chocolate melts completely, put the coffee beans in it according to the quantity of chocolate. Keep stirring so that the coffee beans get covered with the chocolate nicely and completely.
  • Once they are nicely coated, take a scoop of chocolate and pour it over the wax paper or aluminum foil.
  • Separate all the coffee beans from each other to avoid them from sticking.
  • You can also prepare something different by rolling the coffee beans over crushed nuts or sprinkling peppermint dust over the hot coffee beans.
  • Separate the beans from each other and leave them overnight to get hardened. Enjoy their yummy taste after they cool down.

So, now as you know the preparation and goodness of chocolate coated coffee beans, prepare it and indulge yourself in the yummy and delicious taste of chocolate and coffee.