Twinkie Tiramisu

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe was given to me from another friend on another cooking site...
This is a great Italian/American snack cake made with everyday ingredients.
Quick and easy to make!

Rating:
★★★★★ 7 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
instant espresso powder
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1 c
boiling water
8 oz
whipped cream cheese
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
10
vanilla cream-filled snack cakes,twinkies, halved lengthwise
4 oz
finely chopped semisweet chocolate

How to Make Twinkie Tiramisu

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place espresso powder and 1/2 cup sugar in a heatproof bowl. Pour boiling water into bowl and whisk to dissolve. Let cool to room temperature.
  • 2Combine cream cheese, vanilla and remaining 1/4 cup of sugar in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
    In another large bowl, beat heavy cream until it holds stiff peaks. Gently fold cream cheese mixture into whipped cream.
  • 3One at a time, dip the Twinkies halves into coffee mixture just to moisten. Place them alongside each other in bottom of a shallow 11x 7-inch baking dish. Spread 1/2 of the cream cheese mixture over Twinkies, then sprinkle with 1/2 the chopped chocolate.
  • 4Repeat with remaining Twinkies, cream cheese mixture and chocolate. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 3 hours or up to 2 days.

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About Twinkie Tiramisu

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom