Tiramisu Cake Balls

Tiramisu Cake Balls
Reviewed by Cake Pops
Rating: 5

This recipe and images are courtesy of Ms I-Hua you can view more of her adventures and creations at her blog.

This was a fairly easy and fun process… I used a regular Tiramisu cake recipe and incorporated that together with the Cake Ball recipe this is one fun (and messy) project for the whole family to do!

Ingredients are for Cake Balls and Cake Pop Recipes

To make the Tiramisu mixture, combine the coffee, Kahlua and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Place the mascarpone, icing sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl and stir until well combined and the mixture thickens slightly to a smooth creamy consistency. Set aside.

What do you do with the sponge cake, I hear you ask? Simply cut the sponge cake and crumble it up.

How do you crumb the sponge cake you next question?
Easy, just follow what I did below simply take two halves of the cake and rub it together in a grinding motion, voilà! Crumbed sponge cake!!

The next step is where it starts to get messy :D
Combine the Tiramisu mixture with the crumbed cake and mix throughly. I used my hands here… and then licked each one of one by one …. (at the end of course, and then washed it before proceeding to the next step! What do you think I am??!)

Roll the mixture in little ball shapes with the palms of your hands and place on a baking sheet.

Chill in the fridge for a few hours (2-3 at least) before serving.

I served them just is, in a Martini glass, topped with whipped cream and the crumbed oreo biscuits (for that extra crunch)…

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  • 100 grams of caster sugar
  • 1 Capriccio Nespresso capsule (or 5 grams of fresh espresso coffee powder)
  • 40 ml Kahlua
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 45 grams of brown sugar
  • 45 grams of icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean essence
  • Crushed oreo cookie crumbs
  • Whipped cream
  • 2 unfilled sponge cakes (I just bought ready made ones from the local supermarket)
Serves 5
  • jody davis

    sounds great ! cant wait to make it for my daughters grad party

  • Lisa Kraut

    Tried to make them at home. First time and delicious!!! Thank you for the recipe!

  • Kendal

    Do you think these would have been able to function if you’d stuck them on sticks and dipped them in chocolate (maybe espresso infused?) like traditional cake pops?

    • Valerie_bustamante

      Yes they would as long as you freeze them with the stick in….

  • Marianna Klarin

    Yum I can’t wait to try these out.

  • Lila Lyons-Werner

    I live in the states. So, 1. Is sponge cake the same as angel food? 2. Can you use regular boxed, yellow cake in place of the sponge cake? Thanks. Lila

  • Marta Hollister

    What is the size or weight of 1 sponge cake?