caramel hazelnut cappuccino dessert

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Barbara Mayo
from Collierville, TN

This is such a great recipe for any holiday light,decadent,and leaving you wanting more! My family and friends love this and ask if I am preparing it at evey occasion!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For caramel hazelnut cappuccino dessert

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    magagascar vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp
    frangelico liqueur
  • 8 oz
    room tempertaure cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    hazelnut spread (i use nutella)
  • 2 c
    heavy cream whipped to stiff peaks
  • 1 5 oz
    tub meringue cappuccino merguine cookies
  • 1/2 c
    chopped toasted hazelnuts.
  • 1
    6 inch spring form pan
  • 1 sheet
    plastic wrap to fit up the sides and bottom of pan
  • 1 sheet
    plastic wrap to cover top of finished dessert

How To Make caramel hazelnut cappuccino dessert

  • 1
    Begin caramel hazelnut sauce in medium saucepan. Add sugar and water, on medium high-heat, watching until sugar and water mix. Stir mixture with wooden spoon until sauce starts to turn light brown about 6-8 minutes.
  • 2
    When light brown remove from heat and add heavy cream, stirring well. Return to heat for 2-3 minutes. Then remove. Add vanilla and Frangelico liqueur, stirring well, and pour into small microwavable pitcher.
  • 3
    To make mousse, place cut up block of cream cheese into food processor and pulse until smooth. Add chocolate hazelnut spread and pulse all until smooth and incorporated. In a medium chilled bowl with chilled beaters, add cold heavy cream and beat until stiff peaks. Using a large spatula, fold cream cheese chocolate hazelnut mixture into whipped cream. Incorporate well. Cover and set in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Spray spring form pan with spray oil and place plastic wrap into and up sides of pan.
  • 5
    Assemble dessert by starting with 9 whole Cappuccino meringues. Cut 2 cut into 4 pieces to fill in between open space of meringue layer. Make sure the bottom is covered with merguines point side u in bottom of spring form pan. Place ½ of chocolate hazelnut mousse over meringues followed by ½ of cooled caramel. Make sure caramel is spread completely over dessert layer. Top with another layer of meringues. Finish with the remaining chocolate hazelnut mousse mixture, cover with plastic and place in freezer for 2 hours.
  • 6
    For plating drizzle 2 tablespoons caramel hazelnut sauce back and forth over plate. Slice dessert and place on top of caramel hazelnut sauce. Place 1 or two meringues on side of dessert slice. Drizzle 2 – 3 tablespoons caramel hazelnut sauce over the dessert slice and merguines. Top with chopped toasted hazelnuts.
  • 7
    The cappuccino meringue taste is very flavorful and the hazelnuts do not overpower their sweet coffee flavor! Can be made up to a week in advance. Just keep frozen until 15 minutes or so before serving.

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