tiramisu espresso cups recipe

Tiramisu espresso cups recipe

Translate to

English English Greek Greek

Me To Mati would like to thank Ang Bervanakis on this collaboration.

Tiramisu espresso cups recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: DessertsCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


Prep time


Cooking time



Why do they call it Tiramisu?
Tiramisu was invented inside brothels in the northern Italian town of Treviso, renowned for its sexually relaxed mores and pleasure-seeking inhabitants. In Italian, tiramisu means “pull me up, lift me up”, or, more literally, “pull it up”.

Espresso-soaked Savoiardi (ladyfingers) biscuits laced with a hint of alcohol (marsala wine), sandwich in between layers of smooth luscious mascarpone cheese, garnished with grated dark chocolate is everyone’s favourite sweet dessert. Not only does it look fantastic, but it’s also delicious, fun and most importantly very quick to make.


  • 8-10 savoiardi biscuits (ladyfingers) – halved

  • 2 cups strong black coffee

  • ½ cup marsala wine

  • 1 ½ cups thickened cream

  • ½ cup icing sugar

  • 1 packet mascarpone cream (room temperature)

  • ¼ cup Kahlua liqueur (coffee liqueur)

  • grated dark chocolate (garnish)

  • thin chocolate bars (garnish)


  • Combine coffee and marsala wine, setting aside (allowing to cool).
  • Using a mixer, beat mascarpone cream adding thickened cream and icing sugar.
  • Continue the mixing process until the mixture thickens.
  • Add Kahlua liqueur into the thickened mixture gently folding through, adding the filling mixture into a piping bag.
  • Half savoiardi biscuits dipping into coffee and marsala wine mixture, layering the bottom of the cup, piping a layer of cream on top of the biscuit. easy tiramisu recipe
  • Repeating the process until the top of the cup is reached.
  • Garnish with grated dark chocolate flakes and a thin chocolate bar. dessert cup recipe
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe Video


  • Marsala wine is a sweet red wine traditionally used for tiramisu. Alternatives or substitutes include dark rum, brandy any other coffee or almond liqueur.

Did you make this recipe?

Tag @me_to_mati on Instagram

Like this recipe?

Follow us @me_to_mati on Pinterest

Love our recipes?

Like us on Facebook

Don't miss out!
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Receive Yummy Recipes in your inbox

Invalid email address
Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Comments are closed.