Tiramisu Dip Recipe Makes a Simple Summer Dessert

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Have you ever found a recipe online and said “YES! I want to make that!” and then realized that…well, you either don’t have or can’t find several of the ingredients in the darn thing? That is where a little bit of creativity comes in! I saw a delicious Tiramisu recipe on Food.com. I thought it would make a great summer dessert for backyard barbecues or just feeding hungry children over summer vacation. However, my grocery store doesn’t apparently think that Mascarpone cheese is important enough to keep in stock and I was too lazy to drag myself to the liquor store for a bottle of Kahlua. Oh, and did I mention I have a lame coffee maker that only makes COFFEE and not espresso? Yeah…I had to do a bit of creative substituting for this Tiramisu dip but it honestly came out delicious if I do say so myself!

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Tiramisu Dip

You will need a mixer of some sort to make this Tiramisu dip. Cream cheese is extremely difficult to mix by hand, even when it’s soft. I was sent the Hamilton Beach Stand Mixer to try out and it did a great job of whisking this dip together in no time. There were no spots of unmixed ingredients at the bottom of the mixing bowl and it was incredibly easy to use. You can also use an electric hand mixer like the 6 Speed Soft Scrape Hand Mixer but I definitely recommend you don’t try doing this with a plain old wooden spoon or whisk. The Hamilton Beach stand mixer comes with a whisk, dough hook and flat beater, making it very versatile.

Easy Dip Recipe for Tiramisu

You can serve this Tiramisu with lady fingers (light and sweet sponge cakes roughly shaped like a large finger), Graham crackers, fruit, or whatever else strikes your fancy. You can also make this up a day or two ahead of when you need it, making this the perfect party food since you can chat with your guests instead of slaving in the kitchen. This Tiramisu dip was so yummyI honestly just wanted to eat the whole thing with a spoon but forced myself to walk away and save it for the kids for an after school snack. I’m one seriously awesome mom, aren’t I? If you like the traditional Tiramisu dessert, this dip recipe will be the perfect treat for you!

Tiramisu Dip Recipe

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Tiramisu Dip Recipe

Yield: a crowd!

Tiramisu Dip Recipe

Tiramisu Dip

Delicious and easy dip that will feed a crowd!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese, softened (I used Horizon organic)
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages of cream cheese, softened (I used Horizon organic)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (I chose a raw turbinado sugar)
  • 4 TBSP coffee
  • 1 TBSP instant espresso powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 TBSP cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped semisweet chocolate)
  • Fruit, graham crackers or lady fingers for serving

Instructions

  1. Dissolve the instant espresso powder in the coffee.
  2. Into the bowl of a mixer, combine the ricotta cheese, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and coffee/espresso mix. Beat on high for 2 to 3 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour into your bowl of choice and sprinkle with cocoa powder. Top with chopped chocolate.
  4. Serve with fruit, graham crackers or lady fingers. You can serve immediately after making it or keep it refrigerated for up to 2 days covered in plastic wrap.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1303Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 246gSugar: 227gProtein: 11g

How to Make Tiramisu

 

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88 thoughts on “Tiramisu Dip Recipe Makes a Simple Summer Dessert”

  1. I’d love to make devils food cake. My family’s favorite. But, I got to try and make that Tiramisu dip. That looks so delicious.
    Thanks so much.

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  2. I wanna to make so many things but I’ll make PB chocolate chip cookies …….my mouth is already watering.

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  3. I would most likely start simple since I have never had an awesome mixer like this ! Maybe a buttercream frosting then I want to make the divine looking Tiramisu dip you have here !

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  4. THE FIRST THING I WOULD MAKE IF I RECEIVED THE MIXER IS CUPCAKES! MY LITTLE LADIES ARE OBSESSED WITH CUPCAKES AND SPRINKLES!

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  5. I recently acquired my grandmothers recipe box so with these wonderful mixers, the sky is the limit with creative dishes!

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  6. I have never been fortunate enough to own one of these mixers. I would love to make some whole grain banana nut muffins! yum!

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  7. I would make home made Pound Cake or Chocolate Pound Cake! It is so much easier with a stand mixer and I don’t have one, so thanks for a wonderful Giveaway!

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