Chocolate Kahlua Tiramisu Cream Cake Recipe

2014-12-13
  • Servings : 16
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 3:000 h

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I made this Cake for our work Holiday Party…

So pretty and so delicious!

Chocolate Kahlua Tiramisu Cream Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup black coffee
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Tiramisu Cream Frosting:
  • 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • Chocolate Ganache:
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Method

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and blend for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.

Step 3

Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Poke holes in each layer with a toothpick and brush with an ounce of Kahlua. Cool completely.

Step 4

Making the Frosting:

Step 5

Whip together all ingredients except mascarpone creme until stiff peaks form.

Step 6

Remove about 2/3 of the whipped cream to a large bowl.

Step 7

Into the remaining whipped cream, add the mascarpone and beat until smooth.

Step 8

Fold the mascarpone mixture into the tiramisu cream. Frost the layers, sides and top.

Step 9

Chocolate Ganache:

Step 10

Scald the cream in the microwave until almost boiling. pour over the chocolate chips and let stand for 5 minutes before stirring until smooth.

Step 11

Put in piping bag and drizzle all over cake.

Step 12

Keep cake refrigerated.

It can’t be any easier that mixing all the cake ingredients in your mixing bowl….

Blend well for 2 minutes…

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It will be delightfully creamy like this!

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Pour the batter into your greased and floured 9 inch cake pans…

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After baking on 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, move to a cooling rack and poke a few holes in the cakes…

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Brush each layer with 1 TBSP Kahlua…

Let cool completely while you make the icing…

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The dreamy icing ingredients…

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Blend the confectioner’s sugar, whipping cream, Kahlua, espresso powder, and vanilla…

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It will turn light and fluffy like this!

Set aside about 2/3’s of this in another bowl…

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Add the mascarpone to the remaining 1/3 and blend well…

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Fold in the frosting you  had set aside…

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Begin frosting the cake…

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Like so…

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Perfect!

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Make the ganache next…

Heat the cream until almost boiling in the microwave…

Pour over the chocolate chips…

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After letting sit for a minute, begin stirring…

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Until it reaches chocolate perfection like so…

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Pour into your piping bag and decorate your cake in whatever pattern you like…

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Yum!

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Just gorgeous!

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Enjoy!

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