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easy chocolate tiramisu in a jar recipe
5 from 2 votes

Easy Chocolate Tiramisu in Jars

This quick chocolate tiramisu couldn't be any easier to make and is guaranteed to prove a hit.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup cooled coffee
  • leftover or store-bought chocolate cake
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 2 ½ cups heavy cream
  • ¾ cup icing sugar
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • cocoa powder for dusting


  • Whisk heavy cream and mascarpone cheese in a large mixing bowl until combined.
  • Add icing sugar gradually while whipping followed by ⅔ cup of coffee and vanilla extract. Whisk together until you achieve a soft peak.
  • Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and place move to refrigerator.
  • Layer the base of your jars with crumbled chocolate cake. Press the cake into the base of the jars with a spoon. Drizzle the remaining ⅓ cup of coffee onto the cake.
  • Top a generous serving of the cream, mascarpone and coffee mix over the cake.
  • Dust your tiramisu jars with cocoa powder and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.