Must-Have Tiramisu

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


9 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe over other tiramisu.—Ale Gambini, Beverly Hills, California
Must-Have Tiramisu Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee, cooled
  • 24 crisp ladyfinger cookies
  • Baking cocoa
  • Fresh raspberries, optional


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold in yogurt. Spread 1/2 cup cream mixture onto bottom of an 8-in. square dish.
  2. In a shallow dish, mix milk and espresso. Quickly dip 12 ladyfingers into espresso mixture, allowing excess to drip off. Arrange in dish in a single layer, breaking to fit as needed. Top with half of the remaining cream mixture; dust with cocoa. Repeat layers.
  3. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours before serving. If desired, serve with raspberries.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 177 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1 fat.