Coffee Kisses

Coffee Kisses

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Flaky, buttery recipe that is perfect for breakfast or dessert.
Servings: 12 pairs
Calories: 239

Ingredients
 

  • 1/3 cup butter or block margarine
  • 5 1/2 oz self raising self rising flour
  • 4 Tbls caster sugar superfine granulated
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp liquid coffee essence
  • fat for greasing

for the filling

  • coffee butter icing see below
  • icing sugar confectioners sugar for dusting (optional)

for the coffee butter icing

  • 1 1/2 cups + 3 tbls icing sugar confectioners sugar
  • 8 Tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp hot water

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to fairly hot, 190°C, gas mark 5.
  • Rub the fat into the flour, then stir in the sugar.
  • Mix the egg yolk with the coffee essence and use to bind the dry ingredients together to a stiff paste.
  • Roll the mixture into balls about the size of a walnut and place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • When cooked, leave to cool on a wire rack.
  • Use the coffee butter icing (see below) to sandwich the biscuits together in pairs.
  • If liked, dust with icing sugar.
  • to make coffee butter icing
  • Dissolve the cocoa in 1 tbsp hot water. Cool.
  • Sift the icing sugar and add gradually to the butter with the cocoa and water, beating until the icing is smooth and of a soft spreading consistency.
Calories: 239 kcal
Carbohydrates: 29 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 8 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Sodium: 113 mg
Potassium: 25 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 19 g
Vitamin A: 413 IU
Calcium: 8 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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