Costco Tiramisu Cups - (Amazing) + 6 Reusable Glass cups

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Dessert Italiano Tiramisu Cups at Costco

Costco sells a 6 pack of Tiramisu cups for $9.99. The Tiramisu Cups can be found in the refrigerated deli area of the store, often at one of the end caps. 

They are near other items such as the PestoLobster Ravioli, and the Egg Bites.

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What is Tiramisu?

Tiramisu is a coffee flavored dessert originally from Italy. A typical tiramisu includes ladyfingers which are dipped in coffee and layered with whipped egg, mascarpone cheese, and topped with cocoa powder.

Small Amount of Alcohoal

Traditionally tiramisu will also include a small percentage of alcohol which comes from Marsala wine. Costco’s tiramisu cups only have 0.20% alcohol, which is an extremely small amount.

Product Of Italy

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert, so it is nice that the Tiramisu Cups are made and imported from Italy.

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Costco Cost Comparison - Tiramisu Cups

How Much Do The Tiramisu Cups at Costco Cost?

Costco sells these tiramisu cups for $9.99 at retail and at $6.99 when they are on sale. This is a huge discount of 40% and brings the retail price per cup down from $1.67 to $1.17.

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It would be extremely hard to find better value at Costco’s $1.17 price, especially considering the glass cup and the overall appearance of the desert. 

The presentation is so great, that I would have no problems serving these tiramisu cups at a dinner party.

Costco Exclusive Item!

This appears to be another Costco exclusive item, and from a quick google search, it seems rather difficult to find any type of similar tiramisu cup.

Costco Tiramisu Taste Test

Tiramisu is typically made with ladyfingers which are essentially spongey biscuits, but unfortunately the Tiramisu from Costco uses a sponge cake instead of ladyfingers.

Presentation

The presentation for these tiramisu cups is amazing. The cups themselves look great and you can clearly see the layers of thick coffee syrup, mascarpone, sponge cake, and cocoa.

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Cocoa Powder

I do have to say that the Tiramisu has a heavy handed layer of cocoa powder dusted on top of the tiramisu. 

It’s almost a must to eat dessert cups vertically instead of scooping spoonfuls off the top because of the cocoa.

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Eat it Vertically

I like to dig my spoon deep down into the cup and spoon out a small serving of all the tiramisu layers. 

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It makes the dessert much more enjoyable and helps portion the cocoa powder so it doesn’t create an unpleasant and overwhelming bite. 

Excellent Tiramisu Dessert

Overall, the tiramisu was pretty good, but not award winning. The flavors blended together really well, but the lack of ladyfingers really altered the overall texture. 

Instead of feeling like a tiramisu, the dessert felt more like a mushy pudding with different texture layers.

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I still very much enjoyed Costco’s tiramisu cups and I would have no problem eating them on my own or even serving them to guests. 

Tiramisu Nutrition

How Many Calories in Costco's Tiramisu Cups

Each serving of Tiramisu is going to be 1 glass or 85 grams. Each glass cup of tiramisu contains 210 calories with 7 grams of fat, 32 grams of carbs, and 4 grams of protein. 

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There are 16 grams of added sugars in each dessert cup. 

Tiramisu Cup Nutritional Profile Analysis

This is a typical nutritional profile for a tiramisu, but is on the higher end of calories and carbs compared to some other dessert options such as Mochi or Costco Sorbet and is more comparable to Kirkland Signature’s Super Premium Ice Cream.

Pre-Portioned

While the nutritional label isn’t exactly favorable, one benefit of the dessert cups is that they are individually sized and pre-portioned. 

When you have a cake, its easy to cut yourself a bigger slice than what you actually need.

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If you are going to indulge and binge on these tiramisu cups you are going to have to open multiple cups. This is a great deterrent from overeating.

It is much easier psychological to cut a large slice or portion of cake than it is to open and eat multiple individual sized desserts.

Reusable Tiramisu Cups

One of the great things about the Tiramisu Cups from Costco is that the glass cups are reusable. They are on the smaller side for drinks, but still have a lot of uses. 

Many Costco members like to use the glass for alcoholic drinks as they are just slightly larger than a typical shot glass.

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They are also great for defrosting and holding the various sauces that come with Costco frozen foods such as the dipping sauce for the Tempura Shrimp or the ginger soy sauce for the Veggie Spring Rolls

The cups are the perfect size for kids snacks such as crackers or goldfish. They also make a great introduction to glass cups for kids, as it won’t be the end of the world if they break. 

The glass cups alone are worth the $6.99 price tag with the tiramisu being an added bonus.

CopyCat Tiramisu Cup Recipe

While these tiramisu cups are very fairly priced, it is possible to make your own homemade version if you want to go that route. This is a great use of the reusable cups and you are able to adjust and customize the flavors to your liking. 

Here is a simple no bake recipe from 
Rich and Delicious that takes only about 30 minutes to put together.

Costco Tiramisu Cups Review
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Product Name: Dessert Italiano Tiramisu Cups

Product Description:
Price: $9.99 Retail / $6.99 Sale
Quantity: 6 Tiramisu Cups
Location Within Costco: Refrigerated Deli Area
Price Per Pound: $1.67 / $1.17

Summary

Costco’s tiramisu cups might be one of the best value items in the warehouse. The tiramisu dessert is tasty and the price is very good at $1.67 per cup at retail and only $1.17 when the tiramisu cups are on sale. 

The tiramisu is tasty and pre-portioned to help combat overeating. The reusable glass cups are also a very nice inclusion.

Overall
8/10
8/10
  • Value - 8/10
    8/10
  • Convenience - 10/10
    10/10
  • Taste - 8/10
    8/10
  • Nutrition - 6/10
    6/10
  • CFDB Score - 8/10
    8/10

Pros

  • Great price
  • Tasty
  • Includes reusable glass cup

Cons

  • Lacking ladyfingers
  • Slightly mushy

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