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Espresso Filling

Coffee lovers will go crazy for cakes made with this heavenly filling. It's rich, decadent and irresistible! —Megan Byers, Wichita, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1-1/2 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix espresso powder and water until smooth; cool. In a large bowl, beat the mascarpone cheese, confectioners' sugar, cream, vanilla and espresso mixture on medium speed until creamy and slightly thickened (do not overmix). Spread between cake layers.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 222 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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