Strong coffee can be made using 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules and 3/4 cup hot water. For additional coffee flavor, beat 2 tablespoons Kahlua into cheese mixture. Since this tiramisu is soft, we prefer to prepare it in a bowl.

Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Chill: 8 Hours

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 182
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Protein: 6.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.2g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 196mg
  • Calories from fat: 33%
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Calcium: 113mg


  • 1 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Kahlúa (coffee-flavored liqueur) (optional)
  • 1 cup frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed
  • 3/4 cup cold strong brewed coffee
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cake-style ladyfingers (12 ladyfingers)
  • 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients and, if desired, Kahlúa, in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. Pour coffee into a shallow dish. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise. Quickly dip ladyfingers, flat sides down, into coffee; arrange half of ladyfingers, dipped sides up, in bottom of a medium bowl.
  3. Gently spread half of cream cheese mixture evenly over ladyfingers. Repeat procedure with remaining ladyfingers and cream cheese mixture. Sift cocoa over top. Cover and chill 8 hours. Spoon into dessert glasses or small bowls to serve. Lightly dust with cocoa, if desired.
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