Kahlua® Kisses Recipe

Kahlua® Kisses is a prefect gift candies. Kahlua® Kisses is gets its taste from eggs mixed coffee and cream. Kahlua® Kisses is inspired by many bakeries across the world.
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Summary

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Ingredients

 Instant coffee powder3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sugar18 Tablespoon
 Kahlua1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg whites3 (Room Temperature)
 Cream of tartar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1099 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.17 g0.26%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.04%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 287.7 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 273 g91%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%

Sugars 270.4 g

Protein 10 g19.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.4% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

n heavy 2-quart saucepan, dissolve coffee powder in water.
Add 1 cup sugar; stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
Do not allow to boil.
Stir in Kahlua®.
Brush down sides of pan with pastry brush frequently dipped in cold water.
Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat.
Do not stir.
Boil until candy thermometer registers 240° to 242°F, about 15 minutes, adjusting heat if necessary to prevent boiling over.
Mixture will be very thick.
Remove from heat (temperature will continue to rise).
Immediately beat egg whites with cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form.
Add remaining 2 tablespoons sugar; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Gradually beat hot Kahlua® syrup into egg whites, beating after each addition to thoroughly mix.
Continue beating 4 to 5 minutes or until meringue is very thick, firm and cooled to lukewarm.
Line baking sheet with foil, shiny side down.
Using pastry bag fitted with large star tip, pipe meringue into kisses about 1 1/2 inches wide at base and 1 1/2 inches high onto baking sheet.
Bake on center rack of 200°F oven for 4 hours.
Without opening door, turn off oven.
Let kisses dry in oven 2 more hours or until crisp.
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