Cinnamon Bun & Maple Bacon Tiramisu

Cinnamon Bun & Maple Bacon Tiramisu
4 - 6 servings

Maple, bacon and cinnamon roll dough add a fun twist to classic tiramisu.



pieces thick cut bacon
cup maple syrup
cup brown sugar
can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
egg yolks
cup white sugar
tub Betty Crocker™ Whipped cream cheese frosting
cup heavy whipping cream
cups strong black coffee


Step 1

Prepare Bacon: Dredge strips of bacon in maple syrup and then brown sugar. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes. Flip halfway through. Let cool and chop up into pieces. (Try not to eat it all before you finish!)

Step 2

Prepare Cinnamon Rolls according to the fast bake directions on the package. Space out on a baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly and break apart into fine crumbles. Spread back on baking sheet to let cool thoroughly.

Step 3

Prepare the filling. Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl. Place bowl over a double boiler. Whisk yolks and cook over the simmering water for ten minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 4

Remove bowl from double boiler and whisk yolks vigorously until they become pale yellow and double in volume.

Step 5

Fold in the Betty Crocker Cream Cheese Frosting. Add half a can to start, and add more to taste on sweetness preference, but if you’re like me and already sweet enough half a can works perfectly.

Step 6

Whip cream in a mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold very gently into egg yolk mixture as to not ruin your peaks.

Step 7

Assembly: Take your parfait glasses and layer in the bottom some of the Cinnamon Roll pieces. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the black coffee over the pieces. Drizzle some of the maple icing on top. Spoon a generous tablespoon of the filling next. Repeat the steps until the parfait glass is full to the top. Sprinkle with the candied bacon for garnish.

Step 8

Let sit in the fridge until ready to eat. The longer they sit the better, but if you are like me and can’t wait, you may dig in right away!

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