Tiramisu Tartlets (Korzinki)

If you love Tiramisu, you are going to love these Tiramisu Tartlets. Butter cookie like mini tarts soaked in coffee, covered with chocolate and rich mascarpone cream. These stunning tartlets are perfect for holiday baking.

Tiramisu tartlet topped with a chocolate decor and sprinkled with cocoa powder.

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These tartlets use a butter cookie dough. The baskets are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They are then soaked in strong coffee. The baskets are covered with melted chocolate and topped with delicate mascarpone cream. Perfection in every bite.

These Tiramisu Tartlets which are Korzinki in Russian (translating baskets) were inspired by our popular Korzinki with Cream. If you haven’t tried them, you are missing out! One of my absolute favorite recipes on our entire blog – yes, that good.

Tiramisu tartlet bitten into, lightly dusted with cocoa powder. Topped with a chocolate swirl.

How to prepare cookie dough tartlets-

The ingredients for this recipe may surprise you. Yes, mayo is added and no you cannot taste it at all. You’d never know it was an ingredient if I didn’t tell you. 🙂 It’s a key ingredient as it makes the butter tartlets soft and so delicate.

  • In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the dough, mix until well incorporated.
  • The cookie dough will be soft but not stick to your hands. Add additional flour one tablespoon at a time if needed. 
  • Wipe down the mini tartlet molds with a dry kitchen rag or paper towel and add the dough. Push dough down to shape baskets. The thickness of the dough should be consistent all the way around for even cooking (or else some areas will burn while others may be undercooked).
  • Bake until golden.
  • Allow baskets to cool a bit and flip them over. The baskets should fall out easily.

How to make the tartlet batter. How to form the tartlets into the molds.

How to make Tiramisu tartlets-

  • Melt chocolate over a double boiler.
  • Prepare tiramisu mascarpone cream. Refrigerate until ready for use.
  • Add strong coffee to a bowl.  With a pastry brush soak tops of baskets with the coffee.

How to prepare the chocolate, coffee, and sweet cream for these tiramisu tartlets. How to brush the tartlets with strong coffee.

  • Dip top of the basket into the melted chocolate.
  • With a teaspoon add more to the center.
  • Spread chocolate evenly.
  • Repeat with remaining baskets, set aside for the chocolate to set.

How to dip the tiramisu tartlets (korzinki) in chocolate.

Can you prepare Tiramisu Tartlets in advance?

Yes, you can prepare these mini tarts in advance. The cookie mini tarts may be prepared up to 4 days in advance. Store in a large airtight container like THIS one. Just add the chocolate the night before and the cream the day of serving. 

Tiramisu tartlets(korzinki) topped with chocolate decorations and dusted with cocoa powder.

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TOOLS used for this recipe: Pastry brush, Tart molds, Piping bags.

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Tiramisu Tartlets (Korzinki)

If you love Tiramisu, you are going to love these Tiramisu Tartlets. Butter cookie like mini tarts soaked in coffee, covered with chocolate and a delicate mascarpone cream. 
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: tartlets
Servings: 25 tartlets
Calories: 211
Author: Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup milk chocolate , melted
  • ½ cup strong coffee, cooled

Cream:

  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar

Tartlets-

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • tsp vinegar
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 365˚F. Wipe molds with a clean towel.
  • Combine the butter, egg, sugar, vanilla and mayo. In a tablespoon add the vinegar to the baking soda and mix. Add to the rest of the ingredients. Mix well. Add the flour and mix until well incorporated.
  • Press the dough against the sides and bottom of the tart molds. 
  • Bake 18-22 minutes, until tartlets are golden in color. 
  • Once baked, turn the molds upside down and lift. The tarts should come right out. Continue will remaining dough.
  • Melt the chocolate over a double boiler.
  • Once the tarts have cooled, brush mini tarts with the coffee (the tops and insides of the baskets).
  • Hold the bottom of tart with your fingers and dip into the chocolate. With a teaspoon fill the insides of the tart with chocolate and spread chocolate evenly.
     Set aside for chocolate to set.

Prepare the cream:

  • Beat cream cheese, mascarpone, vanilla and powdered sugar until well incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream until whipped and stiff peaks form.
  • Add whipping cream to the mascarpone, gently mix. Refrigerate until needed.
  • Using a decorating bag, pipe the cream into the tarts. Or just use a spoon. 
  • Keep refrigerated or in cool temperature.
  • Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Tiramisu Tartlets (Korzinki)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 50mg1%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 310IU6%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Show 9 Comments
  • Olga 02/17/2019, 2:58 am Link Reply

    Is there any way to make these or something similar without the tartlet molds?

    • Valentina's Corner 02/17/2019, 11:31 pm Link Reply

      Unfortunately, you need something to help shape the dough and keep it in place. Maybe a local Kitchen store would have something similar, I am not sure. Sorry, that wasn’t helpful.

  • Valentina's Corner 12/22/2018, 2:01 pm Link Reply

    Any coffee with work. Enjoy! These Tiramisu tartlets sure are a treat, especially for parties.

  • Jen 12/19/2018, 10:15 pm Link Reply

    These are my absolute favorite! So many flavors in such a beautiful treat!

    • Valentina's Corner 12/20/2018, 12:01 pm Link Reply

      I love the flavors in these mini tarts too. You can’t go wrong with Tiramisu anything. 🙂

  • jessica 12/17/2018, 2:46 pm Link Reply
    • Valentina's Corner 12/17/2018, 10:55 pm Link Reply

      Hi, Jessica! It says the size is 7.87 x 6.3 x 1.18 in. Those are really large. I’ve not made these tartlets using such a large size so cannot be for sure how they will turn out. The small molds I have linked work best. 🙂 Hope that helps. Have a most blessed Christmas.

  • Olya 12/08/2018, 7:24 pm Link Reply

    Yummy! Definitely going to make these for Christmas!

    • Valentina's Corner 12/09/2018, 11:45 pm Link Reply

      You are in for a treat, Olya! I hope you love the tartlets as much as we do! 🙂 Merry Christmas to you as well.

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