Skip to Content

Tiramisu Mug Cake

  • Save Recipe
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 2
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email
Ready to make?
  • Save
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On
Tiramisu for two! Grab some coffee mugs, and make this microwave take on the classic Italian layered dessert.
Updated Sep 8, 2017
  • Save
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On


  • 8 tablespoons amaretto or rum
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder
  • 3/4 cup Betty Crocker™ Bisquick™ Pancake & Baking Mix Original
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup mascarpone or cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons grated chocolate (optional)


  • 1
    In a small bowl, mix together amaretto and coffee powder. Pour 2 tablespoons into each coffee mug and reserve the rest for later.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, stir together Bisquick™, milk, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Spoon mixture into mugs.
  • 3
    Microwave 2 minutes, or until the center of each mug cake sets.
  • 4
    Drizzle cakes with remaining amaretto-coffee mixture.
  • 5
    In a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat cream until soft peaks form. Add 2 tablespoons sugar and mascarpone. Whip just until fluffy.
  • 6
    Spoon atop warm mug cakes. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and chocolate.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If prepping this recipe ahead for a dinner party, refrigerate the cooked mug cakes until chilled before topping with mascarpone mixture.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe

More About This Recipe

  • Tasty tiramisu…made in the microwave? It’s true! With this easy mug cake, we’ve hacked all the flavors of the classic Italian dessert. But no ladyfingers needed. Start with basic Bisquick™ and add some sugar and butter. Then soak it with instant espresso and amaretto. Two minutes later, you’ll be taking a tender cake out of the microwave, ready to be topped with a whipped mascarpone and cream mousse. Deliciously simple! One of the best mug cakes we’ve ever tried.
© 2024 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved