Treat yourself with these decadent mini cakes which are paired with a melt-in-your-mouth filling for an impressive dessert.
9 oz pkg devil’s food cake mix*
1/4 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp instant coffee granules
1 Tbsp water
1/4-1/3 cup coffee liqueur**
Filling & Topping
1-1/2 cups thawed frozen whipped topping
8 oz mascarpone or cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray cups of Deluxe Mini-Muffin Pan with nonstick cooking spray. For cakes, combine cake mix, sour cream, egg, coffee granules and water in Classic Batter Bowl; mix using Small Mix ‘N Scraper®. Divide batter evenly among cups of pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean.
- Meanwhile, place whipped topping into large resealable plastic bag; secure and set aside. For filling, combine cheese, sugar and vanilla in clean batter bowl; mix until smooth using clean scraper. Place filling into an additional resealable plastic bag; secure and set aside.
- Remove pan from oven to Stackable Cooling Rack. Press tops of cakes with lightly floured Mini-Tart Shaper to make slight indentations; cool 2 minutes. Remove cakes from pan to cooling rack. Brush tops with coffee liqueur using Chef’s Silicone Basting Brush; cool completely.
- Trim corners of both bags. Pipe filling over cakes. Pipe whipped topping over filling. Sprinkle with cocoa powder, if desired.
Calories 120, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Carbohydrate 12 g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 105 mg, Fiber 0 g
*If desired, 1-2/3 cups of devil’s food cake mix from an 18.25-oz package can be used for this recipe.
**To substitute coffee liqueur, combine 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar, 1 tbsp (15 mL) instant coffee granules and 1 tsp rum extract in Prep Bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved; cool.