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Shortcut Tiramisu Sheet Cake

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24
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Making tiramisu need not be intimidating. This brilliant recipe takes shortcuts on time and effort without losing any of tiramisu’s signature flavour. Recipe by
Created Nov 15, 2017
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ golden cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

  • 1/2 cup hot brewed espresso or very strong
  • 2 tablespoons coffee-flavoured liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

  • 8 oz (226 g) mascarpone cheese (half 450 g or 475 g container)
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons coffee-flavoured liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Bake 17 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir Coffee Mixture ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pierce top of cake every 1/2 inch with fork. Pour coffee mixture evenly over cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    In large bowl, beat mascarpone cheese and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until mixed. Beat on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth. Gradually beat in whipping cream, beating on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Beat in 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur. Spread mixture evenly over top of cooled cake. Chill cake 1 hour. Sprinkle with cocoa just before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Store leftover cake covered in refrigerator.
  • Tip 2
    Baking spray with flour helps keep the cake from sticking to the pan; as a substitute, spray the pan with cooking spray, then lightly sprinkle with flour.

Nutrition Information

250 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 21g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 24 servings
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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