How Much Caffeine is in Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans?
Each 1/4 cup (~10 grams) of dark chocolate espresso beans contains 60 milligrams of caffeine, compared to an average cup of coffee's 95 milligrams of caffeine.
Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans
1) Antioxidants: Dark chocolate and espresso beans have protective antioxidants to reduce the damaging effects of free radicals.
2) Natural Mood-Lifters: Dark chocolate increases serotonin and endorphins, your body’s natural “feel-good” chemicals that improve mood. Coffee stimulates the release of dopamine, triggering the pleasant feelings associated with drinking coffee.
3) Improves Attention and Decreases Fatigue: Bazzini's Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans are a text book solution for the student who needs to study longer and who doesn't want to continually consume energy drinks.
Recipe Ideas for Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans
In addition to being a delectable snack, dark chocolate espresso beans are an amazing addition to trail mix, cookies, baked treats, and chocolate with fruit or berries bark! Perfect also as the finishing elegant touch for chocolate- and coffee-flavored cakes, cupcakes, and on top or mixed into ice cream or frozen yogurt!