Try The Yummy Tiramisu Cake Recipe Without Alcohol 

Did you know you can make a Tiramisu cake recipe without alcohol and it will still be as sumptuous as ever?

The most important step in making Tiramisu is to use the right kind of alcohol and not the cheap one that’s been sold everywhere at a cheaper price.  If you are using alcohol, then use a good quality one.

You can make this cake in different ways, by not adding alcohol at all and it will taste just like the original one.  Making tiramisu with no alcohol is so easy, just read on and you will know how to do it. This dessert tastes very similar to the original but with none of the alcohol in it.

This no-bake dessert will melt in your mouth with its rich flavor.   If you are not an alcohol-loving person, this is the best tiramisu recipe you will ever want. It is a fluffy, rich, and irresistible dessert that you will love.

1. Tiramisu Cake Recipe Without Alcohol

Ingredients

  • 6 large egg yolks room temperature
  • 1 cup of sugar 200g
  • 500 g ladyfingers biscuits
  • 1 1/2 cup brewed coffee or espresso at room temperature
  • 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tubs Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder for dusting

How to make

  1. Use a large bowl to mix egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla until mixed
  2. Place this mixture over a double boiler and mix it for about 10 minutes until it thickens.
  3. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool for about 10 minutes while stirring every couple of minutes so that it won’t form a crust.
  4. Beat the whipping cream for about 4 minutes and refrigerate it in a separate bowl.
  5. Use another bowl to beat the mascarpone cheese, adding half of the egg mixture and beating it until fully mixed.  Add the other half and mix everything properly.
  6. Use a spatula to gently fold in the whipped cream in the mascarpone cheese mixture.
  7. Dip the ladyfingers one at a time in the espresso to get them wet and arrange them in a dish to form one layer.
  8. Scoop half of the cream mixture and lay it over the ladyfingers and level it on the surface.
  9. Dip the remaining ladyfingers in the espresso and top them up with the other half of the cream mixture.
  10. Refrigerate overnight.
  11. Dust your tiramisu with cocoa powder the following day before serving.
  12. Enjoy it as a snack or after dinner.

what's in a tiramisu cake

2. Tiramisu Cake Recipe Without Alcohol And Without Eggs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounce mascarpone cheese
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups cold espresso
  • 1 package Lady Fingers
  • Cocoa powder for dusting the top

Method

  1. Add the whipping cream and beat on medium speed using an electric mixer in a large bowl.
  2. Add the sugar and vanilla slowly and continue to beat until it becomes stiff.
  3. Add your mascarpone cheese until it’s well combined and set it aside.
  4. Put the coffee in a shallow bowl and dip your ladyfingers one at a time.  Don’t soak them by leaving them in the coffee for too long.  Just make them wet on both sides and remove them.
  5. Lay each one of them at the bottom of the dish and smooth the mascarpone mixture on the top.
  6. Add another layer of dipped ladyfingers and smooth the remaining mascarpone cream on the top.
  7. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or overnight if needed
  8. Dust the cocoa powder generously on top before serving
  9. Enjoy it cold!

3. Tiramisu Cake Recipe Without Alcohol And With Double Cream

Ingredients

  • 175 g Lady Fingers
  • 300 ml Double Cream
  • 250 g Mascarpone Cheese
  • 150 g White Sugar
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups brewed coffee
  • Cocoa Powder

Instructions

  1. Beat the double cream plus sugar until its stiff
  2. Fold in the mascarpone cheese and add in vanilla extract
  3. Dip the ladyfingers in the brewed coffee and lay them on the bottom of the tin/dish.
  4. Apply the cream mixture to the top of the ladyfingers.  Repeat the process of laying ladyfingers and filling with the cream until the layers fill your tin/dish.
  5. Refrigerate your tiramisu for at least one hour to 24 hours.
  6. Dust it with cocoa before serving
  7. Serve it cold.

4. Tiramisu Cake Recipe Without Alcohol

Ingredients

  • 2 packets ladyfingers
  • 250 g mascarpone cheese
  • 300 ml whipping cream
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup boiling water

Method

  1. Put the boiled water into a bowl and add a teaspoon of instant coffee.  Stir and leave it to cool down.
  2. Beat the whipping cream until it becomes stiff in an electric mixer.
  3. Add vanilla extract, mascarpone cheese, and icing sugar and beat again
  4. Dip the ladyfingers each at a time in the coffee and arrange them in a dish.  Put a layer of cream on top and spread it.  Repeat this step, dipping the ladyfingers and laying them, and adding a layer of cream until these ingredients are finished.
  5. Chill it in the fridge for about 5 to 24 hours as you wish.
  6. Sprinkle the cocoa powder on top before serving
  7. Serve cold and enjoy.

Final Thoughts

A tiramisu cake recipe without alcohol is rich and flavorful and a delight for many who do not like to add alcohol to their dessert.  Try it today and let us know how it goes.

Read more about The Extraordinary Tiramisu Shakeology Recipe.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I use instead of alcohol in tiramisu?

Instead of alcohol, you can use coffee.  For a more intense coffee flavor, add a teaspoon of espresso powder and a few drops of instant coffee or espresso extract. You can also use hot chocolate.  Make hot chocolate by adding a few drops of vanilla extract, cocoa powder, and a tablespoon of sugar.

Does tiramisu have to have alcohol?

It is not mandatory, but alcohol is very typical in tiramisu. If you do not want alcohol, you can use an alternative, as mentioned above. The key is to find a combination that goes well together.

How to make a tiramisu cake?

A tiramisu cake is a non-bake dessert made with or without alcohol as described in the recipes above.

What's in a tiramisu cake?

A tiramisu cake can be made of any number of ingredients including Coffee liqueur or espresso - This gives the dessert a deep, rich flavor. Tiramisu is traditionally served with a layer of mascarpone cheese. It also contains ladyfingers which are small biscuits.  Ricotta cheese - This is a soft cheese made from milk curdled into a gel.

#3: Tiramisu Cake Without Alcohol And With Double Cream

Ingredients
  

  • 175 g Lady Fingers
  • 300 ml Double Cream
  • 250 g Mascarpone Cheese
  • 150 g White Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups brewed coffee
  • Cocoa Powder

Instructions
 

  • Beat the double cream plus sugar until its stiff.
  • Fold in the mascarpone cheese and add in vanilla extract.
  • Dip the ladyfingers in the brewed coffee and lay them on the bottom of the tin/dish.
  • Apply the cream mixture to the top of the ladyfingers. 
  • Repeat the process of laying ladyfingers and filling with the cream until the layers fill your tin/dish.
  • Refrigerate your tiramisu for at least one hour to 24 hours.
  • Dust it with cocoa before serving.
  • Serve it cold.

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