Chocolate Coffee Walnut Toffee by Mario Lopez @MarioLopezExtra

Chocolate Coffee Walnut Toffee by Mario Lopez

I know we all love our Saved By the Bell hunk Mario Lopez – especially now that we know that he can whip up this decadent Chocolate Coffee Walnut Toffee Dessert. Dimples and Chocolate – what could be better?

Chocolate Coffee-Walnut Toffee

Recipe courtesy of: Mario Lopez

A home-made, personalized take on after dinner chocolate this holiday.


1 cup granulated sugar

1 NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Lungo capsule, brewed (4 fl. oz.)

4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

1/3 cup NESTLÉ Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

1/4 cup chopped walnuts or almonds, toasted


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine sugar, coffee and butter in small, heavy-duty saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until combined. Bring to a boil; cook, without stirring, until candy thermometer registers 325° F or until syrup begins to caramelize. Remove from heat; quickly stir in vanilla extract and salt.

Pour mixture quickly onto prepared baking sheet, spreading to desired thickness. Let toffee stand for 3 minutes. Sprinkle morsels evenly over toffee; let stand for 5 minutes or until soft and shiny. Spread chocolate into a thin layer over toffee; sprinkle with nuts. Let stand for 1 hour or until completely cool. Break toffee into pieces.


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