Our 25 Best Tiramisu Recipes
"Tiramisu" translates to "carry me up," and that's exactly what a good dessert does. Here, the winning combination of coffee and carbohydrates (and that fluffiness!) transports all who partake to dessert utopia. Twists and custom touches like sweet tea, raspberries, pumpkin, and even beer elevate this classic Italian dessert into something unforgettable.
Make Ahead: Loosely wrap baked and cooled tiramisù in plastic wrap, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Chocolate Tiramisu Poke Cake
The poke cake technique is incredibly easy, but that doesn't mean that poke cakes have a simple flavor. Enjoy the irresistible textures of pudding, cake, and crushed espresso beans in each bite of with this chocoatey take on Tiramisu.
Tiramisù Layer Cake
Nutella Tiramisu in Jars
In this updated version of the classic Italian dessert, richly flavored Nutella adds to the decadence of creamy mascarpone, and the single-serving jars mean you don't even have to share. You'll need six 1/5-liter jars such as Weck, or you can use tall 1-cup canning jars.
Chocolate Chip Tiramisu
Fudgy Chocolate Tiramisu Cake
If you think tiramisu has to be made hours ahead, try this fresh, summery version, which comes together in no time. For a non-alcoholic variation, use lemonade concentrate in place of the limoncello. And swap in madeleines for the ladyfingers if you like.
Angel Food Cake Tiramisu
Debbi Bender, 47, Hendersonville, N.C.
"I make this indulgent recipe year-round--it always gets wonderful reviews."
Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake
Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake features a refreshing twist to this Italian specialty dessert for the perfect end to a summer meal.
Mango Tiramisu with Raspberry Sauce
Notes: This creative spin on tiramisu is inspired by a dessert served at Surt's Restaurant in Volcano Village on the Big Island.
Decadent S'mores Tiramisù
Try a twist on classic Tiramisù with this chocolate and marshmallow-inspired version. It makes the perfect cool and creamy chocolate treat to enjoy when the weather warms up.
Tiramisu Bread Pudding
Drizzled with a rich mascarpone sauce, this moist, coffee and Kahlúa-flavored bread pudding features the flavors of tiramisu, a favorite Italian dessert.
Be sure to use soft ladyfingers, found in the bakery or produce section.
Sweet Tea Tiramisù
For topping: Toss sliced strawberries and pitted fresh cherries with a little sugar and almond liqueur; add shaved chocolate.
Individual Tiramisu Trifles
These parfaitlike desserts can be assembled the day before the party and need no last-minute garnishes.
Pieter Vanden Hogen, chef at Oregon's Pelican Pub & Brewery, uses the brewery's award-winning Tsunami Stout for his version of tiramisu.
Raspberry Tiramisù Bites
There are crisp Italian cookies also called ladyfingers, but be sure to use soft ones in this recipe. Look for them in the bakery or produce section of your supermarket.
This tiramisu was a hit with our Test Kitchens staff, who agreed that it's one of the best they've come across. Ladyfingers can be found in the bakery or the frozen-food section of the supermarket. We used soft ladyfingers, which are made to be split.
Tiramisu Toffee Trifle Pie
Grand Prize Winner
To make this nontraditional, summery tiramisu even fancier, use a mixture of red, gold, and black raspberries.
Red Velvet-Raspberry Tiramisù Trifle
Double Coffee Tiramisù
Chocolate Tiramisù Charlotte
Every holiday dinner needs a luscious chocolate dessert. This one can be made ahead and can sit out awhile before serving.