Tiramisu Cupcakes with Coffee Marsala Syrup

Tiramisu Cupcakes with coffee Marsala syrup

I don’t know what you think but I usually like to see traditional dessert changed into adorable looking, cupcake. This time it’s vintage Italian dessert Tiramisu. Moist dessert drenched with coffee Marsala syrup capped along with fluffy mascarpone icing and all that crammed straight into tasty tiny morsels, it feels like heaven.

Tiramisu Cupcakes with Coffee Marsala Syrup

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 18

Tiramisu Cupcakes with Coffee Marsala Syrup


  • 1 1/4 cups of cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/4 cup of fresh milk
  • 1 halved vanilla bean-pod, seeds scraped
  • 4 Tablespoons of fresh unsalted butter
  • 3 medium eggs and 3 egg yolks, room temp
  • 1 cup of raw sugar
  • For the coffee marsala syrup
  • 3/8 cup of espresso coffee
  • 1 ounce of sweet Marsala
  • 1/4 cup of raw sugar
  • For the fresh frosting
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 8 ounce of mascarpone
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • Unsweetened powdered cocoa
  • Espresso beans


  1. Pre-heat stove to 325. Line 2 muffin dishes using paper liners (Eighteen total). Apply non-stick spray or butter in order to grease the tops of your muffin tray. Stir the flour, the baking powder along with the sea salt collectively in a dish and place aside. In a smaller microwave safe dish, add the milk, the butter, the vanilla bean pod both halves and the seeds, and the butter. Heat within 15 second time periods till butter is definitely melted.
  2. Inside the dish of the stand mixer, stir the eggs, the egg yolks, along with the raw sugar on a high speed. Stir the mixture till light, fluffy and solid enough to keep a ribbon on top for a few seconds once the whisk is raised.
  3. Get rid of vanilla pods from your dish of whole milk and throw out. Change to the paddle connection (when utilizing an electric blender, simply fold in the ingredients manually using a rubberized spatula). With the blender set on very low, include flour mix and gradually add the whole milk mixture, blending until just mixed. Fill the muffin tins about 3/4 full. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, till lightly browned and a skewer comes out without any mixture on it. Allow to sit in the pan until merely warm to touch. By using a knife, stick 4 to 5 openings in every cupcake (you need to provide the syrup a means to journey down the cupcake however, you do not want to split up the cupcake).
  4. In order to make the coffee Marsala syrup: Blend the coffee, the sugar, and the Marsala till the sugar has completel dissolved. By using a silicon pastry-brush, brush the tops of your cupcakes, allowing the initial round to soak in totally prior to an additional pass. Do it again till all of the syrup has been used.
  5. Make the fresh mascarpone frosting: Using the whisk connection, beat the cream with high setting till firm peaks form. Add some mascarpone, the powdered sugar, and the vanilla and then whisk on a medium to high setting for about 1 to 2 minutes. add the remaining mascarpone and mix a little more. Frost the cupcakes when they've totally cooled down. Garnish using a dusting of powdered cocoa along with coffee beans.

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I’m Julie. This is where my love of cupcakes, digital photography as well as writing comes to life! How did this recipe thing all begin? In November of 2012, I made the decision that I needed to keep a log of my recipes, so I started a simple recipe blog. This beautiful collection of cupcakes and cafe delights continues to grow every week and I can’t wait to see where it is 5 years down the road. My grandma encouraged all of my baking. At family gatherings with well over 250 individuals the midst of absolutely no where, she consistently was able to create perfect cherry cobblers along with other goodies for dessert over the campfire. It seemed to be like magic for me.

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