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Orange Cappuccino Creams Recipe

Orange Cappuccino Creams Recipe

As holiday gifts, these mocha-orange morsels are sure to be a sweet success. The delighted response they get is well worth the kitchen time it takes to make them. —Lucile Cline, Wichita, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a small heavy saucepan over low heat, melt white chocolate with 1/4 cup cream, orange juice, extract and peel. Stir until chocolate is melted. Remove from the heat; stir in walnuts. Cool for 10-12 minutes.
  • 2. Using a small spoon, fill paper or foil candy cups about two-thirds full with cooled chocolate mixture. Chill for 30 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine coffee granules and remaining cream. Cook and stir over low heat until coffee is dissolved. Add semisweet chocolate; cook and stir until chocolate is melted. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon over each cup. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 17 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.