Easy No-Alcohol Tiramisu Recipe

A simple no-alcohol Tiramisu recipe, using just whipped cream, mascarpone cheese, coffee, sugar, vanilla, and ladyfingers. Easy and quick to make so you can indulge in this incredibly rich, delicate, and creamy coffee-flavoured cake in no time!

Only if more Tiramisu cakes at restaurants and cafes are non-alcoholic, I would definitely be eating all my weight with it! But thankfully, a Tiramisu is actually very easy to make at home. Who needs to go out for desserts when you can quickly whip up this easy Tiramisu recipe without alcohol at home!?

A Tiramisu is surprisingly easy to make. It’s basically just about layering up the cake. You don’t even need to bake the cake. All you need is using Lady Fingers to create the sponge, and then layer it up with a whipped cream and mascarpone blend.

Lady Fingers

Most Tiramisu recipes you find online will tell you to use Savoiardi Lady Fingers. However, I couldn’t find them at my local Sainsbury’s so I got the Sponge Fingers instead. It worked just fine so I’d say don’t fuss over it!

FYI, Lady Fingers/Sponger Fingers are a type of biscuit that soaks up liquid and create a spongey cake-like texture. They’re called Lady Fingers because, well, they are shaped thinly like a lady’s fingers!

Anyway, Lady Fingers are a key ingredient when it comes to making a Tiramisu. You dip the Lady Fingers into a cup of coffee, and the Lady Fingers then soak up the coffee and transform into a coffee-flavoured sponge for the Tiramisu recipe. Remember to only dip the biscuit into the coffee instead of fully soaking it – it gets really soggy otherwise and won’t be able to hold up its shape!

Lady Fingers Biscuits

Mascarpone Cream

As for the creamy layers, the cream is made with a blend of whipped double cream and mascarpone cheese, along with sugar and vanilla extract.

Now, all there’s left to do is layer up with the coffee-dipped Lady Fingers and the mascarpone cream. And here’s your Tiramisu! I like to dust the top with cocoa powder. If you fancy, why not add some shaved chocolate as topping as well! Once you’re done, put it into the refrigerator to chill for an hour before serving.

Here you go, hope you enjoy my easy no-alcohol Tiramisu recipe! Do tag me on Instagram @etfoodvoyage when you try it out and share your masterpieces 🙂


No-Alcohol Easy Tiramisu Recipe

ET Food Voyage
A quick and easy no-alcohol (halal-friendly) Tiramisu recipe
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Course Dessert
Cuisine Cake
Servings 6 servings


  • 175 g Sponge Fingers / Lady Fingers
  • 300 ml Double Cream
  • 250 g Mascarpone Cheese
  • 150 g Caster Sugar
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Coffee cooled down
  • Cocoa Powder for dusting & decoration


  • Whisk Double Cream and Sugar until stiffened.
  • Fold in Mascarpone Cheese. Then add in Vanilla Extract.
  • Dip the Sponge Fingers / Lady Fingers into the cooled-down Coffee (not soaked) and layer them onto the bottom of the cake tin.
  • Once the cake tin is fully layered with the dipped Lady Fingers, top it with the cream mixture. Repeat until the layers fill up your tin.
  • Put into the refrigerator to chill for at least an hour before serving.
Keyword Cake, Coffee, Coffee Desserts, Easy Dessert Recipes, Easy Recipes, Tiramisu

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