Espresso Truffle Cups

Espresso Truffle Cups

Looking for an elegant dessert? Then check out these espresso truffle cups flavored with vanilla, whipping cream and dark chocolate chips.

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(1-inch) foil candy cups (not mini paper baking cups)
1 1/4
cups white vanilla baking chips
1 1/2
teaspoons vegetable oil
tablespoons whipping cream
teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder or granules
cup dark chocolate chips
chocolate-covered espresso beans
Unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired
  1. Place candy cups in mini muffin pans. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips and oil uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring after each, until melted and smooth.
  2. Spoon 1 teaspoon melted mixture in each candy cup. (There will be mixture left over; set aside for later use.) With back of small spoon, spread mixture in bottoms and most of the way up sides of cups. (If mixture is too liquid, cool for a few minutes so it will coat the cups.) Let stand until completely set.
  3. Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, mix cream and espresso powder. Microwave uncovered on High 20 seconds or until cream is very hot; stir to combine. Stir in chocolate chips until melted. If necessary, microwave 15 seconds longer until mixture can be stirred smooth. Refrigerate 10 minutes to cool slightly.
  4. When candy cups are set and espresso mixture is cooled, microwave remaining white mixture 30 seconds or just until melted but not warm. Spoon espresso mixture into small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut 1/4 inch from one bottom corner of bag. Pipe about 1 teaspoon mixture into each candy cup. Spoon enough melted white mixture over to cover. Top each with chocolate-covered coffee bean. Sprinkle with cocoa. Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.
Makes 16 candies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If your grocery store doesn’t carry chocolate-covered espresso beans, look for them in a coffee shop.
The white chocolate mixture needs to be melted, but not too warm. If it is warm, just let it stand at room temperature a few minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Candy)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 15mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.