Recipes and Cooking Dalgona Coffee Tarts Thick, creamy dalgona whipped coffee is made by whisking or beating equal parts instant coffee, sugar, and warm water until fluffy. As a drink, it's used to top hot or cold milk. Here, it tops sweet little tarts. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 14, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 12 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 37 mins Servings: 24 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup plus 3 Tbsp. butter, softened ⅔ cup mascarpone cheese 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoon heavy cream 2 ¼ cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder or instant coffee crystals 2 tablespoon warm water Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl beat the 1/2 cup of the butter and 1/3 cup of the mascarpone with a mixer on medium until combined. Stir in flour. If necessary, knead by hand until smooth. Shape dough into 24 balls. Press balls into bottoms and up sides of 24 ungreased 1 3/4-inch muffin cups. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. If necessary, use the rounded side of a teaspoon to press centers of crusts down. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack. For filling, in a medium bowl beat the remaining 3 Tbsp. butter and 1/3 cup mascarpone with a mixer on medium until smooth. Beat in cream until combined. Beat in powdered sugar until fluffy, scraping bowl as needed. Fill cooled tarts with mascarpone mixture. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours or until set. For topping, up to 2 hours before serving, in a small bowl combine granulated sugar, coffee powder, and the warm water. Beat with a mixer on medium or whisk vigorously about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Spoon or pipe topping on tarts. If desired, sift cocoa powder over tarts. Chill up to 2 hours with topping. To Store Place unfilled tarts in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months. Fill and top tarts as directed in Steps 2 and 3. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 149 Calories 9g Fat 17g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 149 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 25mg 8% Sodium 45mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 12g Protein 1g Calcium 14mg 1% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 31mg 1% Folate, total 9.9mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.