Tiramisu is a heavenly Italian dessert… Made with layers of biscuits, cream cheese, coffee & Kahlua Liqueur Mmm… For those of you who prefer low fat desserts replace the cream cheese with low fat or fat free smooth cottage cheese. Try this quick easy & free Tiramisu Recipe and you will be hooked!


4 tblsp kahlua
200ml strong black coffee or espresso, cooled
250g boudoir biscuits or other sponge finger biscuits
3 egg yolks
7 tblsp castor sugar
460g cream cheese or smooth cottage cheese
100g dark chocolate, grated
a little cocoa powder for dusting
white chocolate shavings for garnishing


  • Line a 24cm square or rectangular dish
  • Combine 3 for the Tablespoons of the Kahlua with the coffee and dip half of the boudoir biscuits into the coffee and place in the lined dish.
  • Using an electric beater whisk the egg yolks with the caster sugar until pale and thick.
  • Mix in the cream cheese or cottage cheese and the remaining Kahlua and whisk slowly until the mixture is pale and smooth.
  • Spread half of the mixture over the biscuits and sprinkle with half of the grated chocolate.
  • Repeat with another layer of biscuits, cheese mixture and grated chocolate.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Serve dusted with cocoa powder & white chocolate shavings.

Serves 4


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