Ice Cream Tiramisu Cake


Sponge cake is soaked in coffee syrup then layered with coffee and espresso ice creams for an elegant, frozen dessert.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs
12 servings


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • cup water

  • 1 ½ cups brewed espresso

  • cup coffee flavored liqueur

  • 1 (9 inch) sponge cake

  • ¼ cup finely ground espresso beans

  • 2 pints espresso ice cream

  • 2 pints coffee ice cream


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and stir in espresso and coffee liqueur. Let cool completely.

  2. Split the sponge cake in half horizontally to make two layers. Place bottom layer in a serving dish. Brush with 3/4 cup coffee syrup. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons ground espresso evenly over surface of cake. Beat the espresso ice cream with the paddle attachment of an electric mixer until spreadable. Spread over bottom cake layer. Place the top cake layer over the ice cream. Brush with remaining coffee syrup. Place in freezer 30 minutes.

  3. Beat the coffee ice cream until spreadable. Spread the ice cream over the frozen cake, and swirl to make pretty. Return cake to freezer until firm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

505 Calories
23g Fat
63g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 505
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 151mg 50%
Sodium 325mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 46g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 230mg 18%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 90mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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