Simple Tiramisu Dessert

Simple Tiramisu Dessert

Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert known for its rich layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and creamy mascarpone cheese filling. This simple Tiramisu recipe will satisfy your sweet cravings and impress your guests. Whether you’re an experienced baker or a novice in the kitchen, this dessert is a breeze to make.


  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
  • 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur (optional)
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 24 to 30 ladyfingers
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting
  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a shallow dish, combine the brewed coffee and coffee liqueur if using.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together mascarpone cheese, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture until well combined.
  5. Dip each ladyfinger into the coffee mixture for a few seconds, ensuring they are soaked but not soggy.
  6. Arrange a layer of soaked ladyfingers in the bottom of a serving dish.
  7. Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers.
  8. Repeat with another layer of soaked ladyfingers and the remaining mascarpone mixture.
  9. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight, to allow the flavors to meld.
  10. Before serving, dust the top with cocoa powder and garnish with chocolate shavings if desired.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Indulge in the velvety layers of this simple Tiramisu dessert. It’s the perfect sweet ending to any meal.

Nutrition: Calories: 350 | Fat: 24g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fiber: 1g

Tiramisu is more than just a dessert; it’s an experience. Each bite is a harmonious blend of coffee, mascarpone, and the subtle sweetness of ladyfingers. Whether you’re serving it at a dinner party or enjoying a quiet night at home, this simple Tiramisu will transport your taste buds to Italy. Share the joy of this classic dessert with your loved ones, and savor every spoonful of its creamy, coffee-infused perfection.