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Tiramisu Cupcakes (Gluten Free)

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  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24
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Looking for a gluten-free Italian-inspired dessert? Try these decadent tiramisu cupcakes, topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Created Feb 6, 2012
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  • 2 boxes Betty Crocker* Gluten Free Golden Cake Mix
  • 2 cups (500 mL) butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) water
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) vanilla
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups (500 mL) whipping cream
  • 1 container (8 oz) mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) coffee-flavoured liquer
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cold brewed coffee
  • 1 cup (250 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) coffee-flavoured liqueur
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) dark chocolate shavings


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cake mixes, butter, water, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each three-fourths full.
  • 2
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Add mascarpone cheese, 3 tablespoons liqueur, cold brewed coffee and the powdered sugar; beat just until well blended and thick enough to pipe or spread (do not overbeat).
  • 4
    In shallow bowl, place 1/4 cup liqueur. Dip tops of each cooled cupcake into liqueur. Top with whipped cream mixture. Sprinkle with cocoa and chocolate shavings. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    COOKING GLUTEN FREE?: Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Tip 2
    Tip: Pipe some of the frosting mixture into the centre of each cupcake using a pastry bag and tip before dipping in liqueur and topping with frosting.

Nutrition Information

400 Calories, 25g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 40g Total Carbs, 23g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

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