Strawberry tiramisu

Turn the classic Italian dessert to something fruity and lighter. Strawberries give it a new summery life!

Strawberry tiramisù recipe

Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert that means “pull me up” because the ingredients can literally jolt you awake. But there is also a way to enjoy it with lighter and fresher ingredients fit for summer. Strawberries can do magic to this delicious popular dessert. Enjoy and love it!

Strawberry tiramisu recipe

Yields 5 glasses


  • 13 ounces strawberries
  • 5 tablespoons white sugar
  • 8 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 8.8 ounces mascarpone
  • 6 large savoiardi biscuits or ladyfingers (quantity depends on the size)
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Using a hand mixer, mix the strawberries (leaving a few pieces for garnishing),  2 tablespoons of sugar (adjust if needed because strawberries have different sweetness) and 2 tablespoons of amaretto liqueur. Set aside.
  2. Beat the egg whites until stiff.
  3. In another bowl, beat the egg yolks with 3 tablespoons of sugar. Add the stiff egg whites then the mascarpone and lastly, 2 tablespoons of amaretto liqueur. Set aside.
  4. In each serving glass, put a layer of savoiardi biscuits at the bottom, breaking them to make them fit.
  5. In a small bowl, mix the remaining 4 tablespoons of amaretto liqueur and 2 tablespoons of water. Brush the savoiardi biscuits in the glass with the ameretto-water mixture.
  6. Spoon some mascarpone mixture in the glass, on top of the savoiardi biscuits.
  7. Spoon some strawberry mixture.
  8. Cover the glass with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  9. Garnish with the remaining strawberries on top.
  10. Serve cold.

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