A lovely excuse to have a tea party, these miniature, 3-inch tarts are so easy and so delicious. Just combine a bit of instant coffee, a few eggs, milk, a smidgen of sugar and coffee liqueur, and then the filling is ready to be spooned into the dainty she
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 12 (3 inch) unbaked tart shells
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons coffee-flavored liqueur
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1 cup milk
- 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
In a small bowl, beat together eggs, coffee liqueur, and sugar.
In a small saucepan, combine milk and coffee granules; heat over medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until milk is steaming and tiny bubbles appear around edge of saucepan. Beat milk into eggs. Strain egg mixture through sieve into a pitcher. Carefully pour egg mixture into tart shells, filling evenly (tarts will be very full). Sprinkle each tart with a little cinnamon.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until filling is set and tart shells are golden brown. Cool before serving.