Recipe | Tiramisu

Tiramisu Recipe:

Finger-licking and irresistible, this beautiful Tiramisu recipe will make anyone’s day. Full with coffee, vanilla and butter, you will have coffee and dessert all in one.

This recipe is from the unit ”SITHPAT006 Produce desserts” from the SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. Download the recipe here.


  • 200gm unsalted butter
  • 200gm caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 200gm self raising flour
  • Sponge finger biscuits
  • Strong coffee
  • 300ml fresh cream
  • 100gm caster sugar
  • 100ml water
  • Cocoa powder to garnish


Step 1 – Preheat oven to 190 degrees.

Step 2 – Grease and flour cake tins.

Step 3 – Put butter, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl.

Step 4 – Beat until a light and creamy consistency.

Step 5 – Slowly beat in eggs one at a time until all combined.

Step 6 – Fold in flour until fully mixed.

Step 7 – Pour into cake tins and bake for 20 mins or until risen and golden.

Step 8 – Let cool on cake racks.

Step 9 – Make up coffee.

Step 10 – Put 100gm sugar and 100ml water in a pan and boil until all sugar is dissolved.

Step 11 – Add coffee to this to make a sugar mix.

Step 12 – Add coffee to cream and beat until fully whipped.

Step 13 – Take sponge and cut in half.

Step 14 – Put bottom on plate and partially soak with coffee sugar syrup.

Step 15 – Pipe some of the coffee cream onto the cake.

Step 16 – Take sponge fingers and quickly soak in sugar mix.

Step 17 – Place on top of cream and sponge.

Step 18 – Pipe some more cream on the top of the fingers.

Step 19 – Partially soak cake top in coffee sugar syrup and place on top of cream.

Step 20 – Cover cake in coffee cream.

Step 21- Place sponge finger around outside of the cake.

Step 22 – Sprinkle cocoa on top of cake to garnish.