This is a simple yet great-tasting recipe for an Eggless Tiramisu. It omits the raw eggs but uses mascarpone cheese. Pretty smart move I must say! Having made this many times, I feel that canned Nescafe coffee works better than home-made coffee (: The recipe calls for Baileys but feel free to replace it with any liquor of your choice! (:
*Updated 20 Nov 2013
The EGGLESS in this recipe refers to the omission of raw eggs unlike what most recipes call for. If you're looking at a totally egg free version for someone who's allergic to eggs or a vegetarian, may I suggest baking your own ladies' fingers. I have yet to try baking them so I shan't recommend any recipes. But do a quick google search, you'd be able to find a couple of them like I did! Alternatively, you may replace it with an eggless sponge cake. So there you go, a solution if you'd like to have a totally eggless rendition of a lovely Tiramisu!
Updated 31 December 2013
Check out this link for the video tutorial!
The quantity for the Tiramisu shown in this video tutorial is the same as what you see in this image tutorial, just that it is being made in a 5.5" square cake 'ring'.
This is a hit to those many friends and family I've shared this with!
ppppst... here's another tub I made in early September 2013!
And another in Nov 2013...
It sure looks good packed in the container!
This recipe is really simple so I'm rating it a 2 out of 5 stars in terms of difficulty. It takes about 15 minutes to whip up the entire dish.
Eggless Tiramisu Recipe
makes one 9"x 6" Glass Tray
24 pcs Italian ladyfinger biscuits
2 tbsp cocoa powder
(A) Cream mixture
250 grams mascarpone cheese
1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
2 tbsp caster sugar
3 tbsp kahlua or Baileys (may be omitted if you'd like)
2 tbsp thickened cream
(B) Coffee solution for dipping ladyfingers biscuits
3 tbsp instant coffee mix in 150ml hot water
5 tbsp of coffee liquor such as kahlua/ Baileys (This is rather heavy in dosage so you may reduce it to 2/3 tbsp if you want it mild)
ALTERNATIVELY, you may use Nescafe instant canned coffee (original)! Tastes good too! (Takes about 2 - 3 cans)
Here's an example of the ingredients I commonly use.
Have the coffee granules ready in a bowl shallow enough for dipping the ladies' fingers.
Add in the hot water (from B) as well as liquor and mix well. Set aside.
Add all the ingredients in A together in a bowl.
Mix well till well combined.
Dip the ladies' fingers into the coffee mixture.
Coat the other side.
As quickly as you can, remove them from the bowl. (This is especially so for brands of ladies' fingers that soften really quickly)
Line the ladies' fingers in the dish.
Layer with 1/2 of the cheese mixture.
Sift a layer of cocoa powder on top of the cheese.
Sift well! (:
Repeat steps for second layer. You may pour the excess coffee mixture (if any) from the sides of the bowl to allow the ladies' fingers to soak them up.
Dust with another layer of cocoa powder and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight before serving chilled! (:
I hope you'll enjoy this Eggless Tiramisu! (:
I'd love to see the bakes or stuff you've cooked using the blog's recipe! Do share photos of stuff you've baked or cooked using the blog's recipe with me either via FB message to http://facebook.com/limcynthia OR http://facebook.com/thebakingbiatch OR via email at firstname.lastname@example.org! I look forward to hearing from you! (:
Hi, what else can be substitute mascarpone cheese as i couldn't get mascarpone cheese at my place here....thanks!ReplyDelete
Hi Wan Hui,Delete
I'm sorry but I doubt there's a similar replacement though I've read that ricotta and cottage cheese may work as a replacement.. Do try to get it if you can.. If you're based in Singapore, try NTUC Xtra, the larger stores or try cold storage (:
Cream cheese is a good substitute...it is less rich, but has the tartness of the mascarponeDelete
Hi Cynthia, Glad I chanced upon your blog. Very nice blog and by the way, I like your eggless tiramisu. Have a nice day and cheers :)ReplyDelete
thanks for the kind words! (: I hope you'll enjoy this dessert! Have a great day too! (:
I'm trying out the recipe... but i'm unsure where I can buy mascarpone cheese,
vanilla bean paste & thickened cream.. I'm unable to find them in Phoon Huat.. would Cold Storage have them?
Phoon Huat has both the msacarpone cheese (refrigerator section) and vanilla bean paste (tog with all the food colouring etc). I like using the Nielsen- Massey vanilla bean paste (: Phoon huat does carry their own at times in small bottled form (:
Thickened cream can be purchased from Cold Storage and some NTUCs, not sure if PH carries them though..
Hope this helps!
Hello cynthia, I love all your baking! i always failed in making tiramisu:( especially when I have to beat the egg white but i guess i always overbeat it so it became like liquid:( and thus my tiramisu are so wet and my friend called it.." tiram mee soup" :(ReplyDelete
I'm glad that you like the recipes! Your friends are so mean! Tsk! But it's ok, with this recipe, no more struggling with egg whites for you! (:
Oh yes, for egg whites, do whisk it till you see soft tracks on the mixture then tip the bowl sideways to see if it moves. A meringue is ready if it doesn't topple over. Once you're there, stop before it overwhips (:
Hi cynthia, is thickened cream nestle cream?ReplyDelete
It's the one from the chiller section (:
Hi, did you whipped the heavy cream?ReplyDelete
hello, no it wasnt whipped.Delete
Hi, just curious, how did you remove the tiramisu from the container?ReplyDelete
hello, it wasn't removed whole. A scoop/spoon was used to scoop the tiramisu outDelete
Hi, thx for your recipe ^^l like it very much because I'm a vegetarian tooReplyDelete
U mentioned about the eggless sponge cake, do u have the recipe too? Tq~
hello! my apologies for the late reply! there are a few recipes online but i havent tried any of them so I would prefer not to make any wrong recommendations (:Delete
may i suggest you google for one. as i havent tried any of the recipes, i do not wish to make a wrong recommendation (:
can i know what is thickened cream?ReplyDelete
i've updated the blog post with a photo of it (:Delete
Hi, e thickened cream are all out of stock, any replacement?ReplyDelete
Thickened cream has 35% or more fat so try to replace it with something of the equal amount of fats for the best taste (:
hi, can the thickened cream be replace by Philadelphia cream cheese? it say 60% less fat than butter or margarineDelete
Nope. Cream cheese is a totally different product altogetherDelete
Hi, try to make this last Sat and it was success :) tks so so much for sharing ��Delete
my pleasure! (:Delete
Ok tks :)ReplyDelete
I have followed the method of urs but mine came out very watery. is it that I dipped the coffee for too long? does it affect of I cover and refrigerated It?
You might have oversoaked the biscuits... Covering it doesnt affect it (:
Hey cythia I love your blog:) can I just ask if the recipe fits a 9inch cake springform tin as well? Dont reallt wanna get a glass tray for this. Plus I dont really wanna buy a bottle of bailey's and use it for 3 spoons! :/ would it matter if I dont add? But if I want to, how much does one bottle cost ?:)ReplyDelete
(Hope to hear from you soon!)
Thank you! (: A 9" maybe too big for this. I just did one lately in a 6" cake square.. You may wish to do 1.25 - 1.5 recipe for a 9" springform tin...
The Baileys can be omitted... just that it wont have the liquor taste. A bottle cost me 20+ from DFS but the price varies when purchased outside (like in supermarket) with taxes (:
hi, i love your blog... i tried the recipe that you shared but my cheese mixture is watery... why is that so? TIA!!ReplyDelete
Did you use the right cheese?Delete
Yes, I bought mascarpone cheese from Fairprice. However, I used vanilla essence instead. ThanksDelete
Hi, nice recipe. Where can i buy the Italian ladyfinger biscuits?Delete
Wei, it can be purchased from supermarkets and baking stores, subjected to availability.
My cheese mixture came out watery too. I use vanilla bean paste and follow all measurement closely too. Just make this mrg, but i tink i failed. Now the tiramisu is blowing "aircon" hopefully it turns out well
the mixture isn't meant to be solid-y. Not sure how watery is yours.. but it shouldn't be an issue
Wonder if I can use rum instead of bailey?ReplyDelete
Yes you may! Just that it will taste different (:
Hi cynthia!! What brand of ladyfingers should I be getting?? And is marcaspone cheese expensive?ReplyDelete
hello! there arent many choices in our local market.. ive tried a few brands and they are almost about the same.Delete
and expensive is subjective... that i wont be able to advise you (:
I had tried this formula and it works!!! I used Chivas Whisky (1 tablespoon) instead of Baileys cos I realised at home don't have...ReplyDelete
hy i,m JOAN from SURINAME i like your recipe but we have here in the store Mascaporone and Original COOL WHIP do you mean that i want to try the eggless oneReplyDelete
hello, you can use the mascarpone cheese. no need for cool whip. you'd still need the heavy cream thoughDelete
Hi Cynthia, I would like to try out today. But can I omit thicken cream? Thanks !ReplyDelete
hello! it can be omitted but it won't taste as good.Delete
This is my first try at making eggless tiramisu, Can i substitute bailey's with rum? and substitute vanilla bean paste with vanilla essence? Thanks!
Yes of course you may play around with the liquor used. However, using vanilla essence will result in a dessert that's less tasty (:
Hey Cynthia! So happy I came across your site! Wanted to make an eggless tiramisu (cannot imagine eating raw eggs...) and so so so happy your step by step instructions are so clear and simple to follow. My tiramisu is now sitting in the fridge, hope it will taste as good as yours :)ReplyDelete
Hope you enjoyed it!Delete
Hi, can i use the same amt ingredients for a 8 inch round pan?ReplyDelete
Hi. the ingredients might not suffice.Delete
I tried your recipe. When i manually whisk the mascarpone cheese and sugar, it had a smooth and creamy texture. Then when i added the vanilla bean paste and then baileys, the mixture became lumpy with loads of liquid. Any idea why?
The end product tasted delicious although there were little lumps in it.
The mixture should be rather moist.. Like that of the picture I posted above. Was yours wetter than that?
Looks absolutely delicious! I would so love to try some.ReplyDelete
May I know what is thickened cream and can this be found in ntuc?
It can be found in the dairy section of supermarkets (:
I'm trying to make Tiramisu tonight. If I wanna use eggs, what will be the steps and recipe? Thank
You can't just add eggs to a recipe.. Especially since this one has been made to be eggless.
Hi Cynthia, 250g mascarpone cheese isn't enough for 2 layers in total, i have to use 500g mascarpone cheese. has i gone wrong? my one layer has abt 10 ladyfingers unless it is suppose to spread it very very thinlyReplyDelete
the layers are meant to be thin (:
Can i use vanilla extract instead of using vanilla bean paste?
Hello Christine, yes you may but it won't taste as goodDelete
hi cynthia, do you have any ideawhere i can find the Vicenzovo lady finger biscuits in singapore?ReplyDelete
I've seen them either in NTUC tamp or PH or Cold Storage Tamp One. I use it pretty often.
I've seen them either in NTUC tamp or PH or Cold Storage Tamp One. I use it pretty often.
I've found thm in cold storge, thanks for the heads up! have a great week ahead!Delete
Hi, may I know why did my room temperature cheese turns curdly. Because of that, I melt it under low Fire alittle and the vecosity is not as thick as yrs. what went wrongReplyDelete
Why is your cheese of room temp in the first place?
How long can I keep the tiramisu in the fridge? Planning to use can original nescafe. :)ReplyDelete
It'll be good for 3 to 5 days though best eaten the day after.Delete
Hi Cynthia, i followed your recipe but my mixture A curdled. May I know how to fix this? Thank you. I did not leave the cheese and cream at room temperature, just took out from fridge.ReplyDelete
Hi, it needs to be of room temp.Delete