Friday, July 3, 2015

Coffee Sponge Drops

Coffee Sponge Drops

Light as air, this melt-in mouth cookies are with full of coffee flavor. Recipe is very simple.

Ingredients

All-purpose flour – 50 gm
Instant coffee powder – 1 tbsp
Eggs – 2 no’s
Caster sugar – 75 gm

For the filling

Low-fat soft cheese or Cream cheese – ½ cup

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. 
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper or baking parchment. 
  3. Sift the flour and coffee powder together into a bowl. Make sure there are no lumps. 
  4. In a large bowl, combine castor sugar and eggs. Beat this mix with an electric hand mixer until mousse like consistency. 
  5. Add the sifted flour and coffee powder to the egg mixture and gently fold using a spatula. Be careful, not to knock out any air. 
  6. Transfer the mixture to a piping bag. Slowly pipe 1 1/2inch/ 4cm thickness rounds on the baking sheet. 
  7. Bake the cookies for 12mins. Transfer and cool on a wire rack 
  8. Sandwich the cookies with filling. 
  9. Dust powdered sugar on the cookies. Tadaa.. Coffee Sponge Drops are ready to eat
Notes: You can replace soft cheese or cream cheese with mascarpone.