"Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert. Ladyfinger cookies are dipped in coffee, then layered with mascarpone (a rich Italian cream cheese) and dusted with cocoa powder. It might become your new favorite dessert!"


3 h 30 m servings 748 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 748 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 47.5 g
  • 73%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.3g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 17 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 414 mg
  • 138%
  • Sodium:
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl beat together the egg yolks and 1/3 cup of sugar. Using a wooden spoon stir in mascarpone cheese, beaten egg whites, cream and kirschwasser; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Dissolve remaining 2/3 cup sugar in coffee. Quickly, to avoid complete saturation, dip ends of ladyfingers in coffee mixture. Place ladyfingers in a single layer in a 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish. Spread a layer of cheese mixture over the ladyfingers; repeat layers, ending with cheese mixture.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Sprinkle with cocoa just before serving.
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  1. 28 Ratings


This recipe is really tasty and tastes just like the Tiramisu at the Italian Restaurant I work at. However, it needs to chill over-night to make it sit-up properly. Also, the marscapone mixtur...

This recipe is so delicious. I skipped the kirschwasser and added about a teaspoon of vanilla. You will not be disapointed!

my family begs me to make this all the time. i don't have any kirschwasser so i just subbed with coffee liquor. this one is a keeper

with tiramisu you can also subsititute the coffee, and liquer with ovaltine, or hot chocolate mix, tiramisu means pick me up, but in italy children are given the substitued one.

I had great hopes on this recipe but it did not turn out that great. I am disappointed.The only thing differnt i did was to replace kirschwasser. The chesse mixture came out more like a custard ...

This had a good taste to it, but it turned out more like tiramisoup.

this is a wonderful recipe!! i made it for a friend and they said it was better then any they have had before! it is easy and fast to make. i am going to make it next time we have company over! ...

Wow, this was amazing! Almost as good as my favorite restaurants version.

It was ok but since everyone gave it such a great reveiw i thouhgt i bring down the average so less people come to the site