How To Make Espresso Powder

Did you know that you can make espresso powder at home? This homemade espresso powder replacement can be used in baking and making rich coffee flavored beverages.

If you don’t drink espresso at home, buying expensive espresso powder in the store so you can use it in a recipe might not feel like it’s worth the money.

Luckily, if you have leftover coffee grounds at home, you can just make some espresso powder yourself!

This recipe for espresso powder is so simple, you’ll wonder why you haven’t known about it already.

Spread brewed coffee grounds on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
After baking for 2 hours at 250 degrees, add your dried, used grounds to a coffee grinder or use a high speed blender to grind them into a fine powder.
How To Make Espresso Powder
The final powder can be used to make rich coffee beverages or added to chocolate dishes to add a richer, darker flavor.

Espresso Powder

Use your leftover coffee grounds to make espresso powder at home.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Vegan Baking
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 20


  • brewed coffee grounds


  • Spread the brewed coffee grounds out on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 2 hours at 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grind the dried grounds in a blender or coffee grinder until they become a very fine powder. Store the espresso powder in a glass jar for up to 1 month.

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