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A spoonful of instant espresso powder perks up this coffee dessert recipe to perfectly buzzy territory. Top the coffee custards with whipped cream and cinnamon just before serving.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup of the milk. Let stand for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan whisk together egg yolks and sugar. Gradually whisk in remaining 1 3/4 cups milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until just boiling. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk about 1/2 cup of the hot milk mixture into the gelatin mixture. Whisk gelatin mixture into remaining milk mixture in saucepan. Place saucepan in a large bowl of ice water. Stir in vanilla. Stir for a few minutes to cool the custard mixture. Transfer 1/2 cup of the custard mixture to a small bowl; stir in espresso powder until dissolved. Cover and set espresso mixture aside.

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  • Pour the remaining custard mixture into four 6-ounce individual dishes, custard cups, or glasses. Cover dishes; chill for 15 to 20 minutes. Drizzle the espresso mixture over the custard mixture in dishes. Using a thin metal spatula, lightly swirl the espresso mixture into the top of the custard.* Cover dishes loosely and chill for at least 4 hours or until set. If desired, top with a little whipped dessert topping and sprinkle with cinnamon.

*Tip:

If bottom mixture is too firm to swirl, just drizzle coffee mixture over top of custard and spread to cover the top.

Nutrition Facts

177 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 160 mg cholesterol; 72 mg sodium. 233 mg potassium; 24 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 23 g sugar; 12 g protein; 437 IU vitamin a; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 172 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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