Italian Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert


This Italian tiramisu cheesecake recipe is the only dessert that my husband makes every time when he has a sweet tooth! It’s easy and simple, no-bake recipe – but rich, creamy, and delicious! So, here are the instructions:


Ingredients:

For the coffee blend:

  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 2 teaspoons ground coffee powder
  • For the cheesecake filling:
  • 1 cup (7.9 oz./ 225 grams) cream cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract (or vanilla extract)
  • 3 teaspoons of the coffee mix

For the crust:

  • 5 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 3 teaspoons of the coffee mix
  • Cocoa powder (to decorate)

Instructions:

  • Combine 2 teaspoons of coffee with ¼ cup warm water. Set aside.
  • Crush the cookies using a food processor or blender and transfer to a bowl. Add melted butter and 3 teaspoons of the coffee mix that you made earlier to it. Mix till everything is well combined. Set aside.
  • Using the paddle attachment of a stand mixer or a hand mixer, beat together granulated sugar and cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  • Add rum or vanilla extract and 3 teaspoons of the coffee mix that you had made earlier.
  • Mix till well combined and chill the filling in the fridge.
  • Chill the bowl and the whisk attachment in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before you beat the cream. Next, add chilled cream to it.
  • Beat the cream using the wire whisk attachment of your stand mixer or using your hand mixer till is forms peaks. Be careful not to over-beat.
  • Put the whipped cream in the bowl with the cream cheese filling.
  • Fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture carefully until everything is well mixed.
  • Take the serving cups/glasses, spoon 4 tablespoons (if using bigger cups) or 2 tablespoons (if using smaller cups) of the mixture at the bottom.
  • Pipe/spoon the cheesecake blend on top.
  • Dust the tiramisu cheesecake with some cocoa powder and chill 2-3 hours before serving.

Buon Appetito!

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