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Tiramisu Cannoli Cake

Tiramisu Cannoli Cake-Two Italian Favorites in One Dessert

But First Desserts
Have you ever thought of combining two desserts into one? This tiramisu cannoli cake is just the one to try first. Tiramisu is among those desserts that scream luxury. It is a rich, creamy and delicious dessert that is undoubtedly perfect for every occasion.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Overnight 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 36 mins
Course Cakes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 18 slices
Calories 435 kcal


  • 1 9" springform pan


Coffee Cheesecake :

  • ¾ cups  whole milk
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 24 oz cream cheese softened (or 3 bricks)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • tbsp hot water
  • 4 tbsp instant espresso powder

Bottom layer:

Mascarpone Filling :

  • 2 8 oz Mascarpone
  • ¼ cup Kahlua
  • 6 large eggs separated
  • cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups water

Topping :

  • Fresh whipped cream
  • Cocoa powder
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Chocolate chip Cannolis


Cheesecake Instructions

  • Line the bottom of a 9in round springform pan with parchment paper.
  • Using a medium pot, pour in the milk and sprinkle the gelatin evenly on top.
  • Let it sit for 2 minutes .
  • Place over low heat and allow it to cook.
  • Stir the mixture until the gelatin has fully dissolved.
  • Once dissolved, remove it from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Using a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until creamy.
  • Beat in the sour cream, sugar, and vanilla until combined and smooth.
  • Gradually beat in the cooled gelatin mixture until combined.
  • Using a small bowl, whisk together the espresso powder and hot water until combined.
  • Beat the espresso into the cheesecake mixture.
  • Spread the mixture into the springform pan and place into the fridge overnight.

Cake Instructions

  • Separate the eggs into two bowls, discard the egg whites unless you want to cook them up to eat for yourself.
  • In a small bowl, combine the 1 C espresso and ¼ C Kahlua and set aside.
  • Using a large bowl, beat the Mascarpone and ¼ C Kahlua until combined.
  • Using a small pot, bring 2 C of water to a boil. Using a heatproof glass bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and ⅔ C sugar and place over the boiling water.
  • Continue to whisk until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture begins to thicken.
  • Gradually pour the egg yolk mixture over the Mascarpone and whisk until combined.
  • Place mixture into the fridge.
  • Using a medium bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream and vanilla until stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture until smooth.

Building the cake :

  • Using a 9 in" springform pan, line it with a round parchment paper.
  • Using the small bowl with the coffee mixture, dip about 10-15 ladyfingers into the mixture and place evenly onto the pan, make sure there are no gaps.
  • Spoon ½ of the mascarpone onto the top of the ladyfingers and spread evenly.
  • Remove the coffee cheesecake from the springform pan and gently place onto the mascarpone layer.
  • Spoon the rest of the mascarpone onto the top of the cheesecake.
  • Place into the fridge overnight to allow it to harden.
  • Gently remove the springform for the cake.
  • Using the remaining ladyfingers, place around the side of the cake.
  • Top the cake with fresh whipped cream, chocolate chips, dust with cocoa powder and cannolis.


Serving: 1sliceSodium: 202mgCalcium: 101mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 1185IUSugar: 21gFiber: 1gPotassium: 203mgCholesterol: 188mgCalories: 435kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 16gFat: 29gProtein: 8gCarbohydrates: 34gIron: 1mg
Keyword cannoli cake, no bake cake, tiramisu cake
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