For best results, use a high quality Dutch cocoa and gourmet white chocolate.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
- 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 6 ounces white chocolate
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
- 3/4 cup flaked coconut
To make Pastry: Combine 1/2 cup butter, white sugar, vanilla and the egg in a double boiler over low heat. Stir until thick. Add the graham cracker crumbs, coconut and nuts and mix well. Pour into baking pan and let cool.
To prepare Filling: In medium-sized bowl, dissolve the instant coffee in the hot coffee. Mix in powdered sugar, cocoa, 1/4 cup of butter and milk. Spread filling over pastry and chill for 15 minutes.
To prepare Topping: Melt white chocolate in double boiler over low heat. Spread over filling and cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.