How to make Tiramisu Cheesecake -

A perfect dessert indeed – layers of chocolate cake slices and mascarpone cheese mixture set and served chilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Instant coffee powder (इन्सटेंट कॉफी पावडर), Mascarpone cheese (मास्करपोन चीज़)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Desserts

Tiramisu Cheesecake

Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe

  • Instant coffee powder 2 teaspoons

  • Mascarpone cheese ¾ cup

  • Chocolate cake discs 2 x 3 inch

  • Gelatin ½ tablespoon

  • Egg yolks 3

  • Sugar ¼ cup

  • Whipped cream 1 cup

  • Italian fingers for garnishing

  • Cocoa powder for dusting

  • Fresh mint leaves for garnishing


Step 1

Mix gelatin in 3 tablespoons hot water. Set aside.

Step 2

Whisk together egg yolks with sugar and 1 tablespoon water over a double boiler till the mixture reaches a ribbon stage.

Step 3

Mix coffee powder in 1 tablespoon hot water.

Step 4

Add mascarpone cheese and 2 teaspoons coffee decoction to the egg mixture and mix well. Add gelatin and mix. Fold in whipped cream.

Step 5

Place a chocolate cake disc in a 3 inch spring bottom tin. Drizzle some coffee decoction on it and spread a portion of the egg-cheese mixture on top. Tap a little. Place another chocolate cake disc on it and repeat the process. Level it out with a palette knife and refrigerate till set.

Step 6

Place the cheesecake on a serving platter. Halve 1-2 Italian fingers and place on top on one side. Dust with cocoa powder on the remaining side, garnish with mint leaves and serve.

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