This classic Italian dessert is typically made with ladyfingers as the “cake base,” but to be honest, this cake version is so much BETTER! You’ll love the way the flavors absorb into the fluffy layers.
What You’ll Need
Cake base- To make the cake layers of this sponge cake Tiramisu, we’ll be using All-purpose flour, Cornstarch, Baking powder, Eggs, Sugar, and Vanilla extract.
Mascarpone cheese- This is for the frosting and is sweet with some hints of acidity.
Cream cheese- Sweet and tangy, this mixes with the mascarpone for the frosting.
Egg product- These eggs make the frosting extra creamy, as is traditional for tiramisu.
Kahlua– To add extra coffee flavor along with hints of vanilla and caramel. This liqueur is sweet and rich.
Powdered sugar- To sweeten the frosting.
Espresso- This is what adds the delicious coffee flavor that Tiramisu cake is known for.
Sugar- This is to add sweetness to the coffee soak.
Cocoa powder- This is added to each layer of the cake for delicious chocolaty flavor to pair with the coffee taste.