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These moist and fluffy Tiramisu Cupcakes are irresistible! Each cupcake is filled with tiramisu cream and topped with a light Kahlua mascarpone buttercream.

I trust you had an incredible new years end of the week! I went through it with my folks and a few companions I’ve known since rudimentary and center school. It was so decent. There was surely bunches of football watching given all the bowl games. What’s more, as we are getting into NFL season finisher season (yahoo Panthers!), I’m almost certain I’ll be making these Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs again soon. They are ideal for football watching.

In spite of the fact that I don’t actually have confidence in New Year’s goals since I figure you can and should roll out an improvement at whatever point you see the need, I have invested some energy this previous week reflecting over the previous year and considering the coming year over. There have been some genuinely astonishing things happening that I am so energized and grateful for. On the off chance that you’ve followed our battle with beginning a family, you realize that is one thing that is not been horrendously simple. I feel like of late I’ve tended to zero in on that one thing that isn’t right and not completely appreciate all the things that are so acceptable.


Also, kicking it off with these cupcakes is unquestionably a marvelous method to begin. They are establishing the pace with how yummy they are. Overpowering truly. On the off chance that you love tiramisu, these cupcakes are your new most loved pastry. I could truly plunk down with a spoon and a bowl of tiramisu filling and be a glad camper. It’s the (indeed, I actually live during the 90s in my mind).



  • 6 tbsp salted butter, room temp (I use Challenge Butter)
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp sour cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp water


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 1/2 tbsp warm water
  • 1 tbsp instant espresso coffee granules
  • 1/4 cup Kahlua


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Kahlua or espresso
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese, room temperature



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until light in color and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add vanilla extract and sour cream and mix until well combined.
  4. Add egg whites in two batches, mixing until well combined.
  5. Combine dry ingredients in another bowl, then combine milk and water in another bowl.
  6. Add half of the dry ingredients to the batter and mix until well combined. Add the milk mixture and mix until well combined. Add remaining dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  7. Fill cupcake liners about halfway. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out with a few crumbs.
  8. Remove cupcakes from oven and allow to cool for 2-3 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to finish cooling.


  1. While cupcakes cool, make the filling. Combine egg yolks and sugar in the top of a double boiler, over boiling water. If you don’t have a double boiler, you can use a metal mixing bowl set over a pot with simmering water in it.
  2. Cook for about 6-8 minutes, with heat on low, stirring constantly, or until mixture is light in color and sugar is dissolved. If mixture starts to get too thick and a darker yellow, it’s overcooked.
  3. When done, whip yolks with mixer until they thicken and yellow a bit.
  4. Fold mascarpone cheese into whipped yolks.
  5. Add heavy whipping cream to another mixer bowl and whip until stiff peaks form, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture.
  7. In another small bowl, combine warm water, espresso and Kahlua.
  8. Once cupcakes are cool, cut out the centers. I use a cupcake corer.
  9. Drizzle about 1 tbsp of the espresso mixture over the inside of the holes of the cupcakes, then fill in the holes with the tiramisu filling.


  1. To make the frosting, beat the butter until smooth.
  2. Add 2 cups of powdered sugar and 1 tbsp of Kahlua and mix until smooth.
  3. Add another cup of powdered sugar and remaining Kahlua and mix until smooth.
  4. Carefully fold in the mascarpone cheese.
  5. With mixer on low speed, add the remaining cup of powdered sugar and mix just until smooth. You don’t want to over mix the msacarpone cheese or it could become too thin.
  6. Pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes and sprinkle with some cocoa and top with chocolate covered espresso beans, if desired.

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