Mini Tiramisu Eclairs


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[h=2]Mini Tiramisu Eclairs

    • 1/3 cup water
    • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 2 (3 ounce) packages ladyfingers, split
    • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese or 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
    • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
    • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
    • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsel
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 tablespoon whipping cream

  1. Stir together first 3 ingredients until sugar is dissolved; set aside 2 tablespoons mixture.
  2. Brush cut sides of ladyfingers evenly with remaining coffee mixture.
  3. Stir together mascarpone cheese, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and chocolate syrup until blended.
  4. Spoon or pipe mascarpone cheese mixture evenly onto 24 cut sides of ladyfinger halves; top with remaining ladyfinger halves, cut sides down.
  5. Microwave chocolate morsels, butter and cream at HIGH 30 seconds or until melted, stirring twice.
  6. Place chocolate mixture in a small heavy-duty zip-top bag.
  7. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag, and drizzle over eclairs.
  8. Let stand until firm.
  9. Stir together reserved coffee mixture and remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, stirring until blended.
  10. Place coffee-powdered sugar mixture in small heavy duty zip-top bag; seal bag.
  11. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag.
  12. Drizzle eclairs evenly with coffee-powdered sugar mixture.