Filed Under: Fruit, italian, snack, Under 20 Mins

Strawberry Tiramisu

Creamy and velvety, this spinoff of the famous Italian tiramisu is less fattening, easier to make and sure to be a hit!

April 8th, 2012

Recipe by Annette Mancuso
Food styling by Ian Muggridge
Prop styling by Lara McGraw

Prep Time
20 minutes
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup espresso or coffee
  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding powder
  • 1 package (85 g) ladyfingers
  • 4 or 5 squares bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 package (250 g) cream cheese
  • 1 cup 35% cream
  • 2 fluid ounces fresh strawberries
  1. Prepare espresso or coffee and let cool. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat softened cream cheese until smooth.

  2. Blend in milk and half the espresso. Add in instant pudding powder and mix until creamy.

  3. Whip cream to a soft peak and fold in. Brush remaining espresso over ladyfingers.

  4. Line bottom of glass bowl with half of the ladyfingers and top these with 1 pint of sliced fresh strawberries. Cover with half of cheese mixture, and sprinkle with 3 squares grated bittersweet chocolate.

  5. Make second layer. Garnish with any remaining grated chocolate and berry slices.

Nutrients Per Serving

286 calories, 19 g fat, 5 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre. Excellent source of vitamin C.

Strawberry Tiramisu
Photography by James Tse

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