Easy Coffee Kisses

On Sunday, December 11th, 2011

  • Cooking time: Less than 30 minutes
  • Serves: 10 or more
  • Type: Biscuit-Budget-Cake

Ingredients

  • 125g butter, softened
  • 1⁄2 cup icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • 11⁄2 tablespoons strong black coffee, cooled
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1⁄2 cup wheaten cornflour
  • Coffee Cream Filling

Preparation method

1. Preheat oven to 160 C /140 C fan-forced. Lightly grease a large baking tray.

2. Beat together butter, sugar and coffee using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in combined flour and cornflour, in 2 batches.

3. Shape level teaspoons of mixture into balls. Place, about 3cm apart, on prepared tray. With a floured fork, press balls to flatten partially. Chill for 10 minutes.

4. Bake 12-15 minutes until pale golden and firm. Cool 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

5. To serve, prepare Coffee Cream Filling. Sandwich each 2 biscuits together with 1 teaspoon filling. Arrange on serving plate; dust lightly with extra icing sugar.

Coffee cream filling
You can use this mixture to ice a loaf cake or to sandwich two sponge layers together.
Makes about 1 cup
Preparation: 5 minutes

50g butter, softened
11⁄4 cups sifted icing sugar mixture
1 tablespoon strong black coffee, cooled
2 teaspoons ground coffee
1-2 teaspoons coffee-flavoured liqueur (optional)

Beat together butter, sugar, coffee, coffee powder and liqueur (if using).

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