10 Servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Mix coffee, 2/3 cup sugar and brandy (if using) until sugar is dissolved. Arrange half of ladyfingers in bottom of a 2 1/2 -quart serving dish; drizzle with half of coffee mixture.

Step 2

Mix cream cheese, remaining 1/3 cup sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Add cream; beat until soft peaks form. Fold chocolate chips into mixture.

Step 3

Spread half of cream cheese mixture evenly over ladyfingers. Top with remaining ladyfingers and drizzle with remaining coffee mixture. Spread remaining cream cheese mixture on top. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours, up to 24 hours.

Step 4

Just before serving, sift cocoa over tiramisu. Spoon into bowls and serve.

Ratings & Reviews

seaside725's Review

April 22, 2012
This was excellent!! My family loved it. It was easy to make and very tasty. I think I will try the Kalhua next time.

TiredMom's Review

November 19, 2010
I have made this several times for various occassions. Very yummy even when reduced fat cream cheese was used. Kalhua was also a good substitute for brandy.