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Twinkie Tiramisu

Twinkie Tiramisu is made with Twinkies instead of ladyfingers. It has plenty of coffee flavor, some chocolate, and a whole lot of creamy, delicious flavor!
Course Dessert
Servings 8
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 3 tablespooons instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces whipped cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 12 Twinkies, I used half regular twinkies and half chocolate covered twinkies
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate


  • Place espresso powder and 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water. Stir until dissolved and let cool.
  • With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, vanilla extract and 1/3 cup sugar until smooth.
  • In another bowl, use electric mixer to beat heavy cream until it forms stiff peaks.
  • Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  • Cut twinkies in half lengthwise and lightly grease a 9-inch square baking dish.
  • Dip 12 twinkie halves in the espresso mixture and then arrange them side by side in the baking dish.
  • Spread half of cream cheese mixture on top.
  • Grate 2 ounces of chocolate on top of the cream cheese layer.
  • Dip the remaining twinkie halves in the espresso mixture and arrange them over the chocolate.
  • Spread the remaining cream cheese mixture on top and then grate the rest of the chocolate on top.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours and up to 2 days.