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Easy Tiramisu

Katerina | Diethood
A classic no-bake Tiramisu made with coffee-soaked ladyfingers and creamy mascarpone. Dreamy, homemade, and so delicious!
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins


  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • 2 egg whites
  • 20 ladyfingers
  • 1 cup cold brewed espresso coffee
  • 2 tablespoons Disaronno Amaretto
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • chocolate shavings for garnish


  • In a mixing bowl combine the egg yolks and the sugar over a double boiler. Whisk for 10 minutes, continually. 
  • Cover with plastic wrap and cool in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  • Once cooled, fold in the mascarpone cheese.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into the mascarpone cheese mixture, continue to fold until blended.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine the espresso and amaretto.
  • Dip the ladyfingers into the coffee mixture, one at a time, and layer them very close together in a dish or in glass cups.
  • Spread half of the mascarpone mixture evenly over the ladyfingers and sprinkle with cocoa powder.
  • Do another layer of dipped ladyfingers, and top with the remaining mascarpone mixture, then sprinkle with cocoa powder.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 hours.
  • Top with chocolate shavings before serving.


WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 9


Calories: 312 kcal | Carbohydrates: 29 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 10 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 181 mg | Sodium: 74 mg | Potassium: 109 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 672 IU | Calcium: 68 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 28 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: how to make tiramisu, italian desserts, no-bake dessert