Chocolate Tiramisu Bites

Chocolate Tiramisu Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 (9oz) pkg of devil’s food cake mix
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee granules
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1/3 cup coffee liqueur
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping
  • 8oz mascarpone or cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray cups of a mini-muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.  For cakes, combine cake mix, sour cream, egg, coffee granules and water in bowl; mix well.  Place 1 tbsp of batter into each muffin cup.  Bake 8 – 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  2. Meanwhile, place whipped topping into large resealable plastic bag; secure and set aside.  For filling, combine cheese, sugar and vanilla in clean bowl; mix until smooth using clean scraper.  Place filling into an additional resealable plastic bag; secure and set aside.
  3. Remove pan from oven to cooling rack. Press tops of cakes with lightly floured mini-tart shaper to make slight indentations; cool 2 minutes.  Remove cakes from pan to cooling rack.  Brush tops with coffee liqueur using a basting brush; cool completely.
  4. Trim corners of both bags.  Pipe folling over cakes.  Pipe whipped topping over filling.  Sprinkle with cocoa powder, if desired.