Tiramisu with rusk

How to make tiramisu without ladyfingers(Tiramisu with rusk)

Tiramisu is a popular rich Italian dessert which has spread its footprints in the renowned restaurant kitchens all over the world .It is elegant ,decadent and layered no bake dessert filled with mascarpone cheese,eggs,wine,cream,coffee and chocolate etc.The crust is made by soaking ladyfinger cookies in coffee.Coffee is the predominant flavour of tiramisu.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 person
Author indrani


Tiramisu Ingredients

  • rectangular container
  • parchment paper
  • rusk biscuits ( approximately 24)
  • chocolate (50 gms molten)
  • whipped cream (beaten 2 cups)
  • vanilla custard powder (3 to 4 tbsp)
  • Milk (1 cup)
  • instant Coffee powder (4 to 5 tbsp)
  • Water 1 cup ,milk 1 cup
  • sugar (as per taste)



  1. Line the container with parchment paper
  2. Beat the whipped cream till it forms peaks
  3. Make a strong coffee with coffee powder ,milk,water and sugar and keep aside.
  4. prepare the vanilla custard by dissolving the custard powder and sugar in 1 cup of milk and cooking till the mixture thickens like saucy consistency.
  5. Make a chocolate sauce by mixing molten chocolate in heated whipped cream.
  6. soak each biscuit in coffee and line the bottom of the container.cover the gaps,by breaking the biscuits into rectangular pieces
  7. Pour custard over it.
  8. Again ,soak each biscuit in coffee and make another layer on it.
  9. Cover with chocolate sauce and grated chocolate.
  10. Repeat the soaked biscuits layer again.
  11. Cover with whipped cream.Make decorations with whipped cream on top and dust with coffee powder and garnish with grated chocolate.
  12. Refrigerate overnight.Serve chilled