Tiramisu, Italian Classic Dessert Recipe


Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert which is made of sponge fingers or sometimes called lady's finger soaked in coffee syrup and layered with mascarpone cheese cream mixture. It is actually very easy to make at home and you doesn't even need to have an oven to make this classic Italian dessert! Tiramisu can be made days in advance and is a prefect party dessert to impress your guests!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 2 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 550 kcal


  • Kitchen Mixer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Springform Pan


Cheese Mix

  • 250 g Mascarpone cheese
  • 3 each Egg
  • 150 g Sugar
  • 100 ml Whipping Cream


  • 1 pkt Finger Sponge

Coffee Mix

  • 2 Tbsp Espresso Coffee powder
  • 180 ml Hot water
  • 50 ml Amaretto optional


  • 3 tbsp Chocolate Powder for dusting
  • 4-5 pcs *Strawberries or any fruits*


  • Separate 3 eggs; 3 egg whites in a mixing bowl, 3 egg yolks in another bowl
  • Add 3 tablespoons of white sugar to the egg whites and whip with a hand mixer to stiff peaks to form a meringue then set aside
  • Add the remaining sugar to egg yolks and whip until thicken with a pale yellow
  • Whipped the cream till stiff peak.
  • Mix in the mascarpone until completely incorporated, then gently fold in the meringue and whipped cream.
  • Soak sponge fingers in espresso mixture evenly then layer in a ramekin or a dish
  • Pour or spoon mascarpone cream over each layer to cover and repeat until full then allow the tiramisu to sit in the chiller for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • To garnish, just lightly dust chocolate powder on top and add berries and mint leaves if desired.


  • You can omit the liquor for non alcoholic version 
  • If you can't find masala wine, you can use any type of coffee liquor or rum 
  • Only dust the cocoa powder before serving it 
Keyword chocolate, no bake, sweet
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