Quick and Easy Tiramisu Cake

1
Christa Arwood

By
@leibersol

Using a box cake mix instead of lady fingers saves you time and money.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 1 box
    18.25 oz yellow cake mix
  • 1 tsp
    instant espresso powder
  • 1/4 c
    coffee, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
    coffee liqueur
  • FROSTING

  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    coffee liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp
    ameretto liqueur
  • FILLING

  • 8 oz
    mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    coffee liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp
    ameretto liqueur

How to Make Quick and Easy Tiramisu Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. prepare cake mix according to package directions adding instant espresso powder to the mix. Divide between two 9 in round pans that have been greased and floured and bake until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  3. cool cakes in pan on wire rack for ten minutes. Flip out onto wire racks and let cool completely. Slice cakes into two layer each for a total of four layers.
  4. In a measuring cup combine cooled coffee and 1 tbsp of coffee liqueur and set aside.
  5. For filling, combine mascarpone cheese, 1/2 cup of powdered sugar (sifted), tbsp of coffee liqueur and tbsp of ameretto/ Beat on low until smooth, cover with plastic and set aside.
  6. For frosting beat 2 cups of heavy cream, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 tbsp of coffee liqueur and 1 tbsp of ameretto until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/2 cup of cream mixture into filling.
  7. To assemble cake place bottom layer on cake board or plate and brush with the coffee and liqueur mixture from measuring cup, spread with 1/3 of your filling. Repeat this step for the next two layers. Top with final layer and frost with whipped cream mixture. I garnished my cake with fresh raspberries and cocoa powder, you could also use chocolate curls, candied coffee beans.. etc.
  8. refrigerate cake for at least two hours before serving, gets better if it sits overnight.

Printable Recipe Card

About Quick and Easy Tiramisu Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...