Easy Tiramisu Dessert

Betty Crocker calls this Easy Tiramisu Dessert, but that name is a little underwhelming for me.  What sounds better?  Cake.  Cake always sounds better.  Easy Tiramisu Cake!


My friend CR has made this for us a few times, and I’m only partly ashamed to say that we always finish off the entire pan.  It’s sweet and decadent but still light, and you don’t even need to turn on the oven.  Perfect for a hot summer night!

Substitutions: I made this even easier by buying two boxes of the Sara Lee pound cake slices instead of whole frozen pound cakes.  I also tried a new product, Kroger’s Greek Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt, in place of the cream cheese.  Fewer calories and less fat with no noticeable effect on taste.  Highly recommend.

Easy Tiramisu Dessert

2 packages frozen pound cake slices, thawed
3/4 cup room temperature brewed coffee
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup chocolate syrup
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 cups heavy cream
Bag of Heath Bar crumbles

Preparation Instructions
Arrange cake slices in bottom of rectangular baking dish, cutting slices if necessary to cover bottom of dish.  Drizzle coffee all over cake.

Beat sugar, chocolate syrup and cream cheese with mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add heavy cream and continue mixing on medium speed until light and fluffy.  Spread over cake.  Sprinkle generously with candy crumbles.  Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour until ready to serve.

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