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Tiramisu Cake
Tiramisu Cake
(Tiramisu Torte)
 
 
Ingredients:

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
3 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, coarsely grated
1 cup sliced almonds, toasted chocolate shavings (optional) 

Directions:

Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese in large bowl until smooth.

Add 1 cup whipping cream, 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons amaretto, cocoa and espresso powder.
 
Beat until fluffy and smooth.

Using same beaters, beat remaining 1 cup cream in medium bowl until firm peaks form.

Fold whipped cream into cheese mixture for frosting.

Cut cake horizontally into 3 equal layers.

Place bottom cake layer on platter.

Sprinkle with 4 teaspoons amaretto.

Spread with 1 cup frosting.

Sprinkle with half of grated chocolate.

Repeat layering with cake, amaretto, frosting and grated chocolate.

Top with third cake layer.

Sprinkle with 4 teaspoons amaretto.

Spread remaining frosting over cake.

Press almonds onto sides of cake.

Top with chocolate shavings, if desired. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

That's it!
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