At many Italian lunch and dinner tables, a meal is finished with fruits. Desserts are something they reserve only for special occasions. Italian cuisine represents pure indulgence and pleasure while consumption and that is what eating Tiramisu represents. We’re here to help you revamp your tiramisu and make it your own.
Tiramisu is a rich, creamy, coffee-flavoured Italian dessert that is truly decadent and exceedingly popular among Italian homes and restaurants. The literal meaning of Tiramisu is ‘cheer me up’ which is how everyone feels when they have this creamy dessert. The dessert has a perfect balance between the coffee and rum that is added to it. The dessert which was invented in the 1960s, today has a number of variants across the world.
Here are some recipes to satisfy your tiramisu cravings – from the classics to pumpkin-spiced tiramisu that the Italians might say a big NO to but nevertheless, you could try them all.
15 Brilliant Ways to Revamp Your Tiramisu
1. Classic Tiramisu
We will start with the classic tiramisu recipe because you can never go wrong with the original. There are two components and 4 layers in a classic tiramisu. Each component is layered twice. The components include-Espresso coffee dipped ladyfinger biscuits and mascarpone cream. Lastly, you dust the entire thing with cocoa powder. That’s all. Your classic tiramisu is ready!
2. Tiramisu Cupcakes
If you are someone who likes cupcakes but still wants that classic tiramisu taste then this one is for you. To revamp your tiramisu, you will have to first prepare vanilla cupcakes. Once your cupcakes are ready, you will have to fill the inside of the cupcakes with mascarpone and espresso. Finish the cupcakes, with buttercream frosting and sprinkles of cocoa powder.
3. Tiramisu Latte
Having this latte for breakfast is another perfect excuse to let everyone know how much you love the flavours of tiramisu. You will need to whip together mascarpone and whipping cream until soft peaks are formed. All you need to do then is prepare hot coffee, you can add a little rum. Top the hot coffee with the cream prepared and dust cocoa powder over it. Your revamped tiramisu latte is ready!
4. Raspberry Tiramisu
This raspberry tiramisu is a twist to the classic one. The ladyfingers are soaked in raspberry jam and then layered with whipped mascarpone cream. Fresh raspberries are layered in the middle and once again, used for toppings along with sugar dusted on top. You now have among yourselves a wonderful pink dessert!
5. Tiramisu Cheesecake
Revamp your tiramisu with this no-bake cheesecake that is so easy to put together. For the crust, you need to crumble the ladyfinger biscuits and combine it with butter and espresso until you get a firm base. Since this is a cheesecake, there is a mixture of both mascarpone and cream cheese. Once you are done with the layering the cheese, dust it with cocoa powder and your creamy Tiramisu Cheesecake is ready.
6. Tiramisu Macarons
The macaron shells are flavored with espresso powder and dusted with cocoa powder. For the macaron filling, we have the delicious mascarpone cheese along with coffee and vanilla extract.
7. Tiramisu Ice cream
Love Tiramisu? Love ice cream? Then this is the perfect dessert for you. This is a creamy, soft and silky gelato with classic tiramisu flavours of espresso coffee, mascarpone cream, and milk.
8. Tiramisu Doughnuts
These tiramisu doughnuts feature golden fried doughnuts that are stuffed with creamy whipped cream and mascarpone filling that is lightly mixed with espresso coffee powder. Finally, the tiramisu doughnuts are dipped in a chocolate glaze.
9. Pumpkin-Spiced Tiramisu
When we think of pumpkin, we think of Fall! This easy Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu recipe features all your favourite Fall flavours and will help you truly revamp your tiramisu. With layers of pumpkin spice mouse, espresso coffee-soaked ladyfinger biscuits, whipped cream, and plenty of pumpkin spice, this dessert is a paradise for pumpkin spice lovers!
10. Tiramisu Truffles
These no-bake Tiramisu truffles are easy to make and only require six ingredients. These truffles are everything you expect from the Italian dessert wrapped up into a bite-sized truffle. There is the mascarpone, ladyfinger biscuit crumbles, and chocolate. Once the truffles are ready, put them in the fridge for a few hours to set. These tiny delights are ready!
11. Vegan Tiramisu
This vegan tiramisu is delicious and super fun to make! This dessert, however, replaces certain ingredients with a vegan alternative. The traditional ladyfinger biscuits are replaced with vanilla sponge cake, mascarpone cream is replaced with a blend of silky tofu and cashew milk along with coconut whipping cream, sprinkle cocoa powder, and your decadent vegan tiramisu.
12. Brown Tiramisu
There is honestly nothing better than great brownie bars. Now imagine brownie tiramisu bars – a great way to revamp your tiramisu. The brownie is dense and fudge-y, with flavours of mascarpone cream and chocolate swirls on top to give it a soft crunch.
13. Limoncello Tiramisu
For most people who love tiramisu, they cannot imagine this dessert without coffee. But, Limoncello tiramisu replaces espresso coffee with a tangy and zesty lemon flavour. Along with the ladyfinger biscuits and mascarpone cream, you add a few tablespoons of white rum or brandy to give it a boozy taste.
14. Tiramisu Crepes
These tiramisu crepes are a twist to the classic, original one. The simple crepes are made with mascarpone cream filled inside and topped with cocoa powder and a chocolate drizzle.
15. Irish Cream Tiramisu
For those who love Irish cream and also want their tiramisu to be a little boozy, this recipe is absolutely delicious to try and a fun way to revamp your Tiramisu. The ladyfinger biscuits are dipped in espresso coffee and layered with mascarpone flavoured with lots of Irish creams. Layer all of this and let it rest in the fridge for a few hours. Sprinkle cocoa powder and your Irish Cream Tiramisu is ready to serve!