wake me up pound cake

wake me up pound cake

an easy dessert made out of left over morning coffee

1 box Sara Lee’s frozen pound cake (plain! Do not buy anything with a lemon flavor)
1/2 Cup of your left over morning coffee
1/2 Cup sugar
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 Cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp. sugar
5 Tbsps. French vanilla coffee creamer

First cut pound cake into 1/2 inch squares (pound cake can be frozen while doing this, it actually cuts cleaner when frozen in my opinion) set aside. Next make the simple syrup. To do this add coffee, 1/2 cup sugar & 1/2 tsp cinnamon in a pot over medium high heat. Heat the mixture until the sugar dissolves. This does not have to come to a boil. Once sugar is dissolved turn heat off and set aside. Next make the whipping cream. in a medium bowl add 1 Cup heavy Cream, 1 Tbsp. sugar and 5 Tbsps. French vanilla creamer. Using a hand mixer mix until mixture turns fluffy. Now you are ready to assemble! To make the truffle glasses look pretty I dip the rims in coffee and then in a sugar cinnamon. Start with the pound cake layer pieces in the bottom of the trifle glass then drizzle with the simple syrup then the whipped topping and repeat once. Then sprinkle some cinnamon on the top and place in the fridge for an hour and you are ready to go! Enjoy

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