Easy Tiramisu Recipe (No Eggs, No Alcohol)

A super easy tiramisu recipe without eggs and alcohol, my take on the famous Italian dessert, just a little less naughty. A great no-bake dessert that is ready in only 10 minutes.

A slice of tiramisu on a light blue plate

What is Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a famous no-bake Italian dessert that has become very popular all over the world.

There are many varieties out there, but it is mainly made from lady or sponge fingers dipped in coffee, mascarpone or heavy cream/whipping cream, eggs and a touch of rum.

It is heavenly flavourful and at its best served chilled from the fridge.

I find that the cake tastes even better the following day l make it, as the flavours are even more intense.

It is a posh dessert, so it can definitely be a winner if you serve it at a very special occasion.

Why not have a super easy Tiramisu recipe without alcohol and raw eggs, and you get the perfect treat every single time. In this way you cater for people you do not drink alcohol, and people who avoid raw eggs.

I am not a coffee lover, yet l just love the subtle taste of coffee, its bitterness makes a lovely combination with the sweetness of the cream.

Collage of 4 photos to show how to make an easy tiramisu recipe

Egg and alcohol-free tiramisu

My Tiramisu is great to share with everyone, since it’s alcohol-free, so kids and people who do not drink alcohol will be delighted to have a good slice of the cake.

I must say, I have tried the closer version to the authentic Tiramisu, with alcohol and raw eggs, and I can’t really tell much of a difference.

The recipe was made when I was pregnant, and since raw eggs had to be avoided no matter what, I thought I could come up with a recipe that is pregnancy friendly. Cravings will be cravings, hey!

I guess any recipe can be tweaked to our own liking, and just ignore people who go on about how the recipe you made is nothing like the real deal.

If you like it, then that’s perfect. After all, home baking is about trial and error, putting a bit of yourself in it, and sharing with the ones you love.

Another dessert I just love and also has mascarpone is my heavenly rich and indulgent No-bake Triple Chocolate Cheesecake.

Needless to say I love no-bake desserts, they can be time-savers when time is short. Do give them a try!

A slice of tiramisu and a tea spoon on a light blue plate

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Super Easy Tiramisu Recipe without Alcohol and Raw Eggs
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A super easy tiramisu recipe without eggs and alcohol, my take on the famous Italian dessert, just a little less naughty. A great no-bake dessert that is ready in only 10 minutes.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: no bake dessert
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 328 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
  • 2 packets lady/sponge fingers
  • 150 g mascarpone cheese
  • 150 g whipping cream
  • 150 g heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered vanilla sugar
  • 1 cup instant coffee
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  1. Pour boiled water into a wide bowl and add 1 tsp of instant coffee. Stir and then leave the coffee to cool completely.

  2. Use an electric mixer to beat the whipping cream until it holds stiff peaks.
  3. Add the mascarpone cheese and the heavy cream and mix again for 1 minutes.
  4. Mix in the vanilla sugar and vanilla extract.
  5. Dip each lady/sponge fingers one by one into the coffee for 1 second, making sure they are soaked, but not soggy. We want them to hold their shape.
  6. Arrange the sponge fingers on a plate, then have a layer of the cream mixture, another layer of sponge fingers, and repeat until all the ingredients have been used, but make sure the top has the cream on.

  7. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top.

  8. Chill in the fridge for a few good hours, ideally overnight.
Recipe Notes
  • Click on the US Customary link to see the measurements displayed in cups and ounces.
  • The servings can be adjusted by clicking the number next to Servings.
Nutrition Facts
Super Easy Tiramisu Recipe without Alcohol and Raw Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Potassium 76mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 22.1%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 7.2%
Iron 2.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




Tiramisu cake

Tiramisu cake

Tiramisu cake

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  • Reply
    January 10, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    Love this uniquely looking tiramisu cake!

  • Reply
    Jackie Corby
    January 11, 2016 at 4:44 pm

    please tell me what 300 g is?

    • Reply
      Daniela Apostol
      January 11, 2016 at 7:02 pm

      It is 300 grams or about 10 ounces. I hope this helps, but please let me know if you need further info ?

  • Reply
    January 11, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Beautiful Tiramisu!! My son and I made one yesterday and it turned out great! I’ll be sharing ours next Tuesday (1/18) – and it’s definitely tough to keep those resolutions of healthier eating when there are so many wonderful recipes to try!! Thanks for sharing this great cake! šŸ™‚

    • Reply
      Daniela Apostol
      January 11, 2016 at 9:34 pm

      Thank you very much, l am glad you like it! I’m looking forward to seeing yours. It is tough indeed, hard to resist the sweet temptation ?

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