Tolédo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood is now open at Disney’s Coronado Springs in the Gran Destino Tower. Tolédo is a new recipe that can found atop the Gran Destino Tower. With spectacular views and delicious food, this is sure to be a guest favorite. The restaurant offers dishes, small plates (tapas) and desserts inspired by the cuisine of Spain. There is also a collection of Spanish coffees, brandies, and dessert wines to end a meal with.

One of the dessert dishes being offered there is the Café con Leche! Thanks to the Disney Parks Blog, you can now make this recipe at home in your very own kitchen! Check out the recipe below, try it, and then let us know how it turned out for you!

Café con Leche - GEEK EATS Disney Recipe from Tolédo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood

Category: Dessert

Servings: Serves 12

Café con Leche - GEEK EATS Disney Recipe from Tolédo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood


    Coffee Custard
  • 1 (silver) gelatin sheet
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso
  • 1/4 whole milk
  • 1 pasteurized egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch coarse salt
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • 1 (silver) gelatin sheet
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 4 pasteurized egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange liqueur
    Chocolate Craquelin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    Chocolate Pate a Choux
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 5 eggs
    Vanilla Chantilly
  • 1/2 (silver) gelatin sheet
  • 1 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, scraped
  • 1 pinch coarse salt
    Dark Chocolate Glacage
  • 4 sheets (silver) gelatin
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup glucose syrup
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 10 chocolate decorations
  • Fleur de sel


    For Coffee Custard:
  • Bloom gelatin sheets in ice water.
  • Heat espresso and milk in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, until warm. Remove from heat.
  • Whisk together egg yolk and sugar in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in half of the warm heavy cream and coffee mixture to temper the eggs. Strain egg and sugar mixture into saucepan with heavy cream and stir until combined.
  • Add bloomed gelatin sheets, melted milk chocolate, and coarse salt to custard. Stir until smooth.
  • Whip heavy cream to soft peaks. Fold into custard.
  • Refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
    For chocolate mousse:
  • Bloom gelatin in ice water.
  • Heat 1/2 cup of the heavy cream in a medium saucepan until warm. Add dark chocolate chips and stir until smooth. Remove from heat.
  • Heat bloomed gelatin and orange liqueur in microwave for 15 seconds, until 113°F. Stir in egg yolk, then pour into chocolate and cream mixture.
  • Whip remaining 3/4 cup of heavy cream to soft peaks. Fold into chocolate mousse.
  • Pour into 1.5-inch molds and freeze for at least 4 hours.
  • For chocolate craquelin:
  • Place sugar, flour, cocoa powder, butter, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Blend until combined.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 45 minutes.
  • Roll dough to 1/8” thickness and cut into 1.25-inch circles.
  • Set aside until ready to serve.
    For chocolate pate au choux:
  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine water, milk, butter, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Quickly stir in flour and cocoa powder using a spatula. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 1 minute, until mixture pulls away from sides of the pan.
  • Transfer to electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and mix on low speed for 2 minutes, until slightly cooled. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until soft peaks form.
  • Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a large round tip. Pipe into 1.25-inch circles onto prepared pan
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until puffy and lightly browned on the side.
    For vanilla chantilly:
  • Bloom gelatin sheet in ice water.
  • Combine 3/4 cup of the heavy cream with the confectioners’ sugar and vanilla bean. Whisk by hand to soft peaks.
  • Place remaining 1/4 cup of heavy cream and bloomed gelatin sheet in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin is melted.
  • Add to whipped cream mixture and beat until smooth.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
    For chocolate glacage:
  • Bloom gelatin sheets in ice water.
  • Combine water, sugar, and glucose syrup in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add bloomed gelatin and condensed milk.
  • Place dark chocolate in a medium bowl. Pour warm gelatin and sugar mixture over chocolate and mix with a hand blender.
  • Keep at 95°F until ready to serve.
    To serve:
  • Whip vanilla Chantilly and coffee custard by hand to soft peaks.
  • Place coffee custard in piping bag filled with a round tip. Fill pate au choux with coffee custard. Set aside.
  • Spoon Chantilly onto a plate. Top with filled pate au choux and chocolate craquelin. Remove chocolate mousse from freezer and glaze with chocolate glacage. Add to top of chocolate craquelin.
  • Garnish with fleur de sel and chocolate decoration.

If you would like to visit Tolédo in the Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs, visit the Walt Disney World Resort website or call 407 WDW-DINE (407 939-3463). For reservations to stay at the Gran Destino Tower, visit the Walt Disney World Resort website or call 407-W-Disney (407 934-7639) or your travel agent.

What do you think of this recipe? Have you tried making it? Have you eaten it at Tolédo? How’d it turn out? Share your experiences in the comments below!