27 Oct 2009

Cappuccino squares

Maraschino cherry Is good to be backing home. I love going out, but there is nothing better than to return to home and sleep in our cribs, be on the couch and use our own kitchens. Our houses are always a comforting place and if we have a certain routine provides a great safety. As always, and this time was no exception, I brought my suitcase full of things coffee, spices and some chocolate. As a friend came to visited me to share a cup of coffee , I decided to use these ingredients to make some chocolate bars with a creamy cappuccino topping It have been very light and if there is no great contrast of textures, there is a very good balance of both flavors and texture . Capuccino squares
  • 1 recipe of your favorite chocolate sponge cake or use this genoise recipe replacing almonds for 2 tablespoons of unsweetened powered chocolate.
For the capuccino topping
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ Tsp instant coffee on two tsp boiled water
  • ¼ Tsp powered cinnamon
  • 3 cups whipped cream
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan stir and simmer until boil and off the bottom of the pan. It must be a little bit thick. Allow to cool Beat the cream until thick Mix the chocolate cream gently with the whipped cream. Spread the mix on the génoise evenly and let cool for an hour into the fridge Cut in squares using a hot knife and garnish with whole cherries
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lisaiscooking said...

Looks like a delicious snack, and the creamy cappuccino topping looks great!

The Cooking Ninja said...

Beautiful and tasty! I can imagine the savour of it in my mouth. :)

Totally agree with you ... nothing beats your own home and bed.

pityenlacocina said...

delicious and really really pretty, really well done, the photos ,as always, amazing! cheers from london,

Bellini Valli said...

Home is where our hearts are Sylvia and sharing delicious treats with our family and friends over a cup of coffee.

Gloria said...

absolutely beauty!!!! Sylvia se ven preciosos y deliciosos, besoos, gloria

Anonymous said...

Oh, how delicious-looking!


Helene said...

They look like the best. Pretty pictures.

♥peachkins♥ said...

they look gorgeous!

Inmaculada (Adi) said...

Adoro tu estilo cocinando, y tus imágenes son la cereza visual (nunca mejor dicho en este caso) que corona una receta perfecta... un placer como siempre venir aquí y aprender de tí.

Un abrazo.

Erica said...

Those look like a piece of heaven!!! Delicious!

Dawn said...

those are gorgeous my dear, simply gorgeous!!!

Arlette said...

this is so delicious..I love coffee flavours in my desserts.
bookmarked the recipe
thanks for sharing