Strawberry Tiramisu Toast

Strawberry Tiramisu Toast, an easy and delicious summertime dessert! Espresso soaked toast layered with mascarpone cheese, fresh strawberries and dark chocolate shavings.  

Toasts topped with fresh sliced strawberries and chocolate shavings.
With so many delicious recipes to try you can quickly find yourself with little bits of leftover unique ingredients.  More than a spoonful but not enough for a full recipe.

Occasionally, I end up with a small serving of mascarpone cheese.  This recipe for Strawberry Tiramisu Toast is my favorite way to make it disappear.

When I hear the word mascarpone I immediately think of a delicate, rich and creamy Triamisu with layer upon layer of espresso soaked cake.  But most days there’s barely enough time to think about making a batch of Double Chocolate Cookies.  So a fancy cake is not on the menu.

Instead of polishing off a few tablespoons of mascarpone cheese with a spoon let’s see if we can find anything else to pair it with…

Toasts on white plates with fresh strawberries.

Like whole grain bread slices spread with coconut butter.  And how about that handful of strawberries left in the container, the last of this morning’s coffee and a tiny piece of dark chocolate?

We don’t usually have leftover coffee hanging around.  Instead I turn to my trusty jar of instant espresso.  Add a tiny bit to hot water for a quick cup of espresso.  Instant espresso is fantastic for making perky Coffee Greek Yogurt Parfaits too!

Keeping with our theme of using up leftovers you can substitute whatever you have on hand.  Like fresh cherries or peach slices for the strawberries.  Or English muffins for the sliced bread.

Plate of whole strawberries with small bowls of mascarpone cheese, espresso, and chocolate.
Once you’ve gathered your ingredients it’s time to get down to business.

Just Toast, Soak and Layer.

Toasts soaked with espresso and spread with mascarpone cheese.
Now for the final step…enjoy your delicious Strawberry Tiramisu Toast!

For more sweet berry treats try our Easy Flatbread Fruit PizzaBerry Flag ToastMini Berry Skillet CakeBlackberry Cupcake Muffins and these Raspberry Coconut Donuts ← a fun and wholesome take on raspberry zingers.

Toasts topped with rows of sliced fresh strawberries.

Toasts topped with fresh sliced strawberries and chocolate shavings.

Strawberry Tiramisu Toast

Yield: 2 Toasts
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

A delicious espresso soaked toast layered with mascarpone cheese and fresh strawberries.


  • 2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon real vanilla extract
  • 2 oz espresso or very strong coffee, cooled
  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil, butter, or coconut butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 medium strawberries, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dark chocolate shavings


  1. In a small bowl stir together mascarpone cheese, vanilla extract and 1/2 teaspoon of the cooled espresso. Place mixture in the refrigerator while you prepare the toast.
  2. Spread bread slices with coconut butter or oil and toast until golden brown. Allow toast to cool slightly for a few minutes. Brush cooled toast with espresso, applying two to three layers of brushed espresso allowing it to soak into the bread.
  3. Spread mascarpone mixture evenly across toast and dust with cocoa powder. Layer strawberry slices on toast, sprinkle with dark chocolate shavings and enjoy.


Nutritional Information is an estimate for 1 Toast.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1 Toast
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 148Total Fat: 7.2gSaturated Fat: 3.7gCholesterol: 16.1mgSodium: 140.5mgCarbohydrates: 17.1gFiber: 3gSugar: 5.4gProtein: 4.5g

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