Ingredients (serves 2)
Kahlúa or other coffee liqueur (optional)
instant espresso powder or instant coffee powder
½ cup Mascarpone
cheese (or other) whipped cream cheese
4 (½ inch-thick)
slices purchased pound cake
unsweetened cocoa powder
- Combine Kahlúa,
1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon water and instant
espresso powder in small bowl; stir
until espresso powder dissolves.
- Combine cream
cheese, whipping cream, 1 tablespoon Kahlúa mixture
and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar in
another small bowl and whisk to
- On two dessert
plates, place one slice cake each. Brush each slice with
1/4 of Kahlúa mixture. Divide cheese
mixture evenly and spread over
each cake slice. Top each with remaining slices of cake. Brush
each with remaining Kahlúa
mixture. Sift cocoa over cakes.
immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 1 day.