tiramisu cheesecake with a slice on a plate
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No Bake Tiramisu Cheesecake

A creamy no bake Tiramisu Cheesecake, Classic Tiramisu meets cheesecake, works perfectly and tastes even better!  The perfect dessert idea. 
Prep Time20 mins
Chilling Time12 hrs
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American/Italian
Keyword: cheesecake, no bake cheesecake, no bake tiramisu cheesecake, tiramisu cheesecake
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 615kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen



  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs (150 grams - wafer cookie)
  • 1/4 cup butter melted (50 grams)


  • 1/4-1/2 cup strong coffee (59 - 118 grams -regular or decaf)
  • 8-`10 lady fingers


  • 10 1/2 ounces cream cheese (room temperature) (300 grams)
  • 1 cup mascarpone (room temperature) (250 grams)
  • 1 1/4 cup icing / powdered sugar sifted (150 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup whole / whipping cream divided (cold from the fridge) (220 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon powdered gelatine (15 ml)


  • Mix together the cookie crumbs and melted butter and press down in a lightly buttered 7.5 - 8 inch (19 -20 cm) springform pan, place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a large bowl beat together the cream cheese and mascarpone until light and fluffy, add the sugar and vanilla beat to combine.
  • Beat the cold whipping / whole cream until soft peaks appear, then add the cream cheese mixture and beat just until combined.
  • In a small pot mix the gelatine and 1/4 cup (55 grams) of whipping cream, let sit for 5 minutes. Then heat and stir just until the gelatine dissolves, do not boil. Add a tablespoon of the tiramisu filling and stir to combine. Then add to the bowl of tiramisu filling, beat just to combine.
  • Remove the base from the fridge, spread 1/3 of the tiramisu filling over the crumbs and top with the lady fingers soaked in coffee*, top with another third of the filling, make a decorative topping on top with the remaining filling.  Refrigerate for 12 hours or over night, sprinkle with unsweetened cocoa before serving**. Enjoy!

*place the coffee in a plate and roll the lady fingers in the coffee (turning once on each side, break the cookies to fit.

    **Run a knife around the edge of the pan before removing.


      Calories: 615kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 130mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1570IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 1.4mg