Espresso Tiramisu Recipe

Tiramisu is a popular dessert and if you are looking for a recipe that you can add to your dessert arsenal, it should be one of your top choices. In the next few minutes, you will learn how you can make this popular dessert with a twist.

Instead of just your regular coffee, this recipe will allow you to use espresso instead. That should give it a real edge.


  • 0.68 mascarpone kg
  • 1 tbsp instant espresso powder
  • 2 tsp instant espresso powder
  • 177 ml confectioners’ sugar
  • 59 ml cup marsala
  • 177 ml chilled heavy cream
  • 147 ml water
  • unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 butter pound cake


  1. Mix the mascarpone cheese, a cup of the confectioner’s sugar, and the Marsala using an electric mixer until it becomes well blended.
  2. Add the cream and beat until it becomes fluffy. Set the mixture aside.
  3. Mix the water, the remaining confectioners’ sugar and the espresso powder.
  4. Heat the mixture until it boils. Make sure you stir occasionally.Once it boils, remove from the heat and let it cool.
  5. Cut the cake crosswise into slices that are 1 cm thick.
  6. Arrange the cake slices to cover the bottom of the dish in a single layer. Add trimmings in between if needed so it completely covers the bottom of the container.
  7. Start brushing the espresso syrup that you made over the slices. Then spread the cheese over it.
  8. Place the rest of the cake slices in a single layer to cover the top.
  9. Brush the rest of the espresso syrup over the top and then spread the remaining cheese.
  10. Cover with a wrap and then place in a refrigerator for 2 days.
  11. Before serving, sift cocoa on the top.

This is not the only tiramisu recipe that you can find out there. If you want to make an even more authentic tasting espresso tiramisu, you can try using real espresso instead of the instant powder that is included on this recipe.That should enhance the coffee taste of your dessert.

Byline/About the Author: Lisa Brown has been helping her readers in successful business and entrepreneurial strategies for the past 3 years. She currently works with, which is the answer to UAE’s growing restaurant industry. Ekuep is the brand that restaurants, bakeries, cafes, juice bars, and more turn to when they want to stock their kitchens with only the best restaurant equipment.

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