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Tiramisu Mug Cake

Tiramisu Mug Cake

Tiramisu for two! Grab some coffee mugs, and make this microwave take on the classic Italian layered dessert. MORE+LESS-

Updated September 8, 2017

8

tablespoons amaretto or rum

2

teaspoons instant espresso powder

3/4

cup Betty Crocker™ Bisquick™ Pancake & Baking Mix Original

6

tablespoons sugar, divided

3

tablespoons butter, softened

1/3

cup heavy whipping cream

1/3

cup mascarpone or cream cheese, softened

3

tablespoons grated chocolate (optional)

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  • 1

    In a small bowl, mix together amaretto and coffee powder. Pour 2 tablespoons into each coffee mug and reserve the rest for later.

  • 2

    In a medium bowl, stir together Bisquick™, milk, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Spoon mixture into mugs.

  • 3

    Microwave 2 minutes, or until the center of each mug cake sets.

  • 4

    Drizzle cakes with remaining amaretto-coffee mixture.

  • 5

    In a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat cream until soft peaks form. Add 2 tablespoons sugar and mascarpone. Whip just until fluffy.

  • 6

    Spoon atop warm mug cakes. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and chocolate.

Expert Tips

  • If prepping this recipe ahead for a dinner party, refrigerate the cooked mug cakes until chilled before topping with mascarpone mixture.

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More About This Recipe

  • Tasty tiramisu…made in the microwave? It’s true! With this easy mug cake, we’ve hacked all the flavors of the classic Italian dessert. But no ladyfingers needed.Start with basic Bisquick™ and add some sugar and butter. Then soak it with instant espresso and amaretto. Two minutes later, you’ll be taking a tender cake out of the microwave, ready to be topped with a whipped mascarpone and cream mousse.Deliciously simple! One of the best mug cakes we’ve ever tried.

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