Tiramisu Torte

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Tiramisu is an absolute favorite here at home.  Here’s an easy one from Group Recipes.

tiramisu torte


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups chilled whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons Amaretto
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder or coffee powder
  • One 9 to 10-inch angel food cake ( store bought is fine )
  • 3 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, coarsely grated
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted chocolate shavings (optional)


  1.     Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese in large bowl until smooth.
  2.     Add 1 cup whipping cream, 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons amaretto, cocoa and espresso powder.
  3.     Beat until fluffy and smooth.
  4.     Using same beaters, beat remaining 1 cup cream in medium bowl until firm peaks form.
  5.     Fold whipped cream into cheese mixture for frosting.
  6.     Cut cake horizontally into 3 equal layers.
  7.     Place bottom cake layer on platter.
  8.     Sprinkle with 4 teaspoons amaretto.
  9.     Spread with 1 cup frosting.
  10.     Sprinkle with half of grated chocolate.
  11.     Repeat layering with cake, amaretto, frosting and grated chocolate.
  12.     Top with third cake layer.
  13.     Sprinkle with 4 teaspoons amaretto.
  14.     Spread remaining frosting over cake.
  15.     Press almonds onto sides of cake.
  16.     Top with chocolate shavings, if desired.

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