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A small dish of easy tiramisu with a full pan in the background

Easy Tiramisu Recipe

An easy Tiramisu recipe made with pound cake slices, cream cheese, whipped cream, coffee, and baking cocoa.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy tiramisu recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 303kcal


  • 16 oz family size frozen pound cake thawed according to package
  • 16 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 8 oz Cool Whip thawed according to package
  • 1 cup brewed coffee room temperature
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder


  • Slice pound cake into 30 even slices, set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and almond extract until creamy.
  • Gently fold in whipped cream.
  • In a separate small bowl, stir together coffee and 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • Assemble cake by laying 15 pound cake slices in the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish. Drizzle 1/2 cup of coffee over slices.
  • Spread half of cream cheese mixture over slices.
  • Repeat a second layer using remaining pound cake slices, coffee, and cream cheese.
  • Dust top of cake with powdered sugar. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 133mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1.3mg