Easy Tiramisu

Get all the delicious flavors of traditional tiramisu made more easily with an easy poke technique and cake mix.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup brandy
3
egg whites

Espresso Syrup

1/4
cup instant espresso coffee granules
1/2
cup boiling water
2
tablespoons corn syrup

Topping

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
cups whipping cream
1
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix espresso granules and 1/2 cup boiling water. Stir in corn syrup. Pierce top of cake every 1/2 inch with long-tined fork. Brush top of cake with espresso syrup. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until mixed. Beat on high speed until smooth. Gradually beat in whipping cream, beating on high speed about 2 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Spread cream mixture over top of cake; sprinkle with cocoa. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Instead of brandy, you can use 1 1/2 teaspoons of brandy extract plus 1/4 cup water.

Keep the topping smooth and creamy by adding the whipping cream gradually to the cream cheese mixture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.