Recipe | Donut Shop Coconut Mocha Brownies

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Years ago, I was a coffee fanatic. I would have a cup to wake up, a cup with a bubble bath and maybe even a cup of decaf to settle down for the night. Unfortunately, coffee is just not very agreeable with my stomach these days but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying one every once in awhile with a little dessert. These days you can find coffees in just about any flavor you can imagine. A new coffee from Donut Shop brand includes a very dessert-like Coconut Mocha flavor. Drink it by itself or pair it with an oh-so-tempting Coconut Mocha brownie. They’re kinda made for each other.

donut shop coconut mocha brownies

The Original Donut Shop™ Coffee, a fun brand of coffee that doesn’t take itself too seriously – aka the “quirky cousin” of the Green Mountain Coffee® family of brands is one of my new personal favorites and the coffee that inspired me to make these decadent brownies. Much like the coffee, there’s a rich chocolatey-mocha flavored brownie topped with coffee buttercream and nutty toasted coconut shreds.

chocolate brownies coffee buttercream toasted coconut

Want to make these brownies at home? Well, it’s quite simple. Just take your favorite boxed brownie mix, follow the directions but add 2 tablespoons of instant coffee granules to the batter. The coffee flavor won’t be that noticeable but it does enhance the flavor of the chocolate. Once the brownies are baked and cooled you can make a simple coffee buttercream with 1/2 stick of butter, 2 tablespoons of milk, 1 tablespoon of instant coffee granules and about 1-1/2 to 2 cups of powdered sugar. Blended together you get a rich buttercream to top the brownies off with. Top it all off with some sweeteened coconut shreds that have been toasted in the oven for a few minutes to make the perfect Coconut Mocha dessert for your Donut Shop Coconut Mocha Coffee.

Want to try the coffee yourself? We’ve got a coffee lovers’ dream giveaway that includes a Keurig Platinum Brewer and a box of the Donut Shop Coconut Mocha K-Cup portion packs. If you can’t wait, check out Green Mountain Coffee online where you can buy this flavor and many, many more.

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Disclosure – I am writing as a partner of GMCR as part of the Your Perfect Cup Ambassador Program. I was provided with a brewing system, K-Cups and additional supplies. Opinions expressed are my own.

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  1. Someday they’ll make a chocolate peanut butter flavored coffee. And I’ll be in heaven!

  2. Wanda McHenry says:

    Dark Chocolate Raspberry!

  3. Valerie Theberge says:

    Chocolate Glazed Donut™ K-Cup ® Coffee sound very good for me ;)

  4. anything with chocolate

  5. Robin says:

    Coconut Mocha sounds divine.

  6. Coffee mmmm!!

  7. Mint chocolate chip coffee would be an interesting new flavor. Thanks for the fun.

  8. Lisa C. says:

    Most everything tastes good with chocolate.

  9. Maija M says:

    Vanilla mocha would be great.

  10. Vanilla and Cinnamon!

  11. monica young says:

    I love everything with french vanila

  12. Coconut mocha sounds delicious (and a real treat).

  13. I need a brownie. Stat.

  14. vanilla + cinnamon!

  15. Do they make a chocolate hazelnut coffee flavor yet? It seems like that would be an obvious combination but I don’t think I’ve ever seen it before! Yum!

  16. MommaMary says:

    butterscotch & cream

  17. Tabathia B says:

    mocha chocolate with caramel

  18. Wendy Rozema says:

    coconut & key lime!

  19. Adcourvi says:

    Any chai teas. It would be awesome if teavana made k-cups with their chair/chai blend (White Ayurvedic Chai and Samurai Chai Mate)

  20. Jennifer says:

    Dark Chocolate with fruit would be awesome!

  21. Maria Malaveci says:

    Mint Chocolate Chip!

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  22. Carolyn G says:

    I would love a coffee and marshmallow flavor

  23. Lisa R says:

    French Vanilla

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  24. Butterscotch would be good
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  25. Hazelnut and Chocolate sounds good

  26. ACMommy3 says:

    It’d be awesome to see a chocolate-covered cherry coffee blend. :-)

  27. Michelle H. says:

    I’d love a chocolate-covered cherry flavored coffee.

  28. Chrissy Reilly says:

    I’m not the biggest coffee drinker, but I can’t wait for peanut butter hot chocolate!!!

  29. Felina M says:

    marshmallow fudge

  30. Hazelnut

  31. Julie R says:

    Anything caramel!!

  32. Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    Mocha + Caramel = Delicious!
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  33. Ginger says:

    coconut mocha sounds delicious!

  34. Myra Rzepa says:

    a double double with half white hot chocolate!! yumm!

  35. I love the dark chocolate hot chocolate K-Cups. That with like a mocha cookie would be awesome!

  36. Denise M says:

    Caramel Vanilla sounds fantastic

  37. Diane Sallans says:

    I love Almond flavoring

  38. Gianna says:

    Chocolate hazelnut.

  39. I love coffe with fresh cream and caramel drizzle!

  40. Jennifer H says:

    something with choc and pb cuz I love both!

  41. Donna says:

    Caramel and Chocolate

  42. Janae Chang says:

    I think that raspberry and white chocolate sound good!

  43. I am from Vermont I love all Green Mountain Coffee Flavors. My favorite is French Vanilla but who can pass up Chocolate Glazed Donuts

  44. Kimberly says:

    mocha mint

  45. Southern pecan sounds good!

  46. Crystal says:

    Vanilla toffee!

  47. catherine c says:

    coconut caramel

  48. Amy Brewer says:

    I would like chocolate and caramel flavored coffee..

  49. Jennifer T. says:

    Spiced chocolate like cardamom or ginger sounds good to me.
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  50. want English Breakfast K-Cup® Black Tea with scone

  51. Beth Riffel says:

    That recipe looks devine…and I think the coffee would be great to cut some of that sweet!!!

  52. Claudia says:

    Caramel Vanilla

  53. hazelnut and chocolate. yum!

  54. Lynda M. says:

    I want a Keurig soooooooo bad!! Chocolate Glazed Donut sounds amazing!

  55. Linda Davison says:

    The Coconut Mocha Coffee my two favorite flavors in one love to try!

  56. I think Dark Chocolate Coconut would be yummy!

  57. I’m going with chocolate glazed donut!

  58. I’d love to try something with cinammon and honey…not sure how that would work, but I love those two together.

  59. Chocolate Raspberry Truffle sounds delicious!

  60. Noelle Cagle says:

    macadamia nut coffee

  61. Bev Elliott says:

    Chocolate Cherry

  62. Sarah L says:

    Ginger Chocolate
    Thanks for the contest.

  63. Debbie Welchert says:

    A white chocolate mocha with whip cream flavor sounds good to me

  64. Hannaeh says:

    I think mocha and hazelnut sound great!

  65. Liz W says:

    Dark Chocolate with Raspeberries or Mint Chocolate Mocha!

  66. Mocha Nut Fudge sounds delish.

  67. Chocolate and caramel sounds delicious to me!

  68. linda landes says:

    Hazelnut & Chocolate

  69. Jamie Brigham says:

    I love French Vanilla coffee with chocolate cocoa in it.

  70. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I like a bold coffee with a thin, crispy vanilla cookie.

  71. josh parker says:

    Vanilla and mocha

  72. Kathy says:

    Chocolate Carmel.

  73. Deb K says:

    I think that chocolate,carmel,and hazelnut would be great!

  74. Rhonda Packard says:

    Chocolate cherry

  75. I recently tried Donut Shop and was surprised how much I liked it as my favorite is Dark Magic or any of the bold blends.

  76. Michele L. says:

    I think a chocolate, almond, cococut combo would be good (like Almond Joy coffee)

  77. I love chocolate and hazelnut combination

  78. kiley houston says:

    I am a french vanilla type person

  79. Café Caramel

  80. Michelle S says:

    Samoa cookies and whip cream coffee!

  81. Natalie U says:

    Something like a spicy chocolate flavor
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  82. I’m not a coffee drinker so raspberry or black cherry hot cocoa would be nice.

  83. Noelle says:

    A hint of cinnamon

  84. butterscotch and chocolate ,yummy!!

  85. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    Would love a coconut almond!

  86. Berlinda says:

    this sounds heavenly! I just need them to make a spice apple coffee

  87. Coconut Mocha would be my first pick, then Cinnamon Roll

  88. I’m going to say Raspberry/Vanilla – I always get a shot of each with my lattes (although I DO have to let some baristas know NOT to put in the raspberry shots before they put in the milk – otherwise, it curdles – ask me how I know :)). It would be great to have a flavored coffee with these two flavors. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  89. Susan R says:

    Dark chocolate caramel flavor would be delicious!

  90. Rebecca Shockley says:

    Chocolate glazed donut for sure

  91. Coconut and Hazelnut! I’ll bet that would be rich!

  92. Gina Ferrell says:

    I think chocolate caramel sounds yummy to me.

  93. Danielle T says:

    mint choc chip sounds interesting!

  94. Kristen E. says:

    Dark chocolate and vanilla!

  95. Vanilla and peppermint sounds great to me!

  96. Dark chocolate raspberry! I love raspberry and chocolate mixed.

  97. Brittney says:

    I love Caramel Mocha….it is so divine! I pour caramel in all of my coffee drinks…makes me feel super sexy and smooth, lol

  98. carol says:

    cafe caramel vue

  99. I love Dark chocolate and Vanilla

  100. I almost always mix hazelnut and caramel creamers. It’s a delicious combo!

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  101. Vanilla and peppermint sounds like an amazing delight to me!

  102. Coconut Mocha and Vanilla! phew! what a combo

  103. Coconut Mocha and Vanilla! phew! what a combo

  104. Sarah says:

    i want to try the Chocolate Glazed Donut™ K-Cup ® Coffee

  105. Jennifer Nguyen says:

    coconut mocha sounds delicious!! and I love the keurigs!

  106. Daniella says:

    Dark Chocolate and Raspberry sounds good.

  107. choccolate glazed donut sounds delish thanks

  108. richard twark says:

    mint chocolate

  109. Ron Miller says:

    Island Coconut

  110. Valerie L says:

    Mocha Chai

  111. Betty says:

    I have such a conflict with my love for coffee and my love for chocolate. When paired, the chocolate love kicks in and it always tastes too weak. So I’m happiest either drinking coffee or hot chocolate
    Love cinnamon paired with vanilla or hazelnut. I’d love to see additional cinnamon combinations offered

  112. Rebecca Orr says:

    Hmmm…chocolate and caramel or vanilla and caramel. bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

  113. Michaela T says:

    Maple Donut coffee would end me. In a good way.

  114. Lisa L says:

    Chocolate Strawberry would be interesting in a coffee flavor!

  115. I think a cherry & chocolate combo would be delicious!

  116. Carmen says:

    I’d like to try The Original Donut Shop™ K-Cup® Coffee