Coffee Sponge Drops
These are wonderful if you are having a tea or coffee party!
* 1/2 cup flour
* 1 tbsp. instant coffee powder
* 2 eggs
* 1/3 cup sugar
For the Filling:
* 1/2 cup low-fat cream cheese
* 1/4 cup chopped crystalizaed ginger
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).
Sift flour and coffee together. Beat cream cheese and ginger, chill until needed. Combine the eggs and sugar and beat until thick and mousse like. Carefully add sifted flour/coffee mixture and fold in with a rubber or silicone spatula. Spoon into a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2 inch nozzle. Pipe 1 1/2 inch rounds on a lined baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes. Cool, then sandwhich with filling.
Makes 12 servings.