Tiramisu in a Jar

Tiramisu in a Jar

Now, no matter how much family, friends and neighbors eat during any get together, or how often we hear them mumble the words, “oh I couldn’t eat another bite,” we all know what happens when the time has come to bring out your homemade, irresistible desserts. To show you their appreciation, without a blink every guest is lovin’ every bite.

This scrumptious dessert from Cyd Converse is for Tiramisu in a Jar.



  • 24 lady fingers
  • 1 cup espresso
  • 4 tablespoons coffee liqueur
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons dark rum
  • Dark chocolate bar for shaving


For the Espresso Mixture –

  1. Combine espresso and coffee liqueur in a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine.


For the Whipped Cream – 

  1. Combine heavy cream, half the vanilla and half the sugar in a mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Whip on high for 2 – 3 minutes until stiff peaks form.


For the Mascarpone Cream – 

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, rum, half the vanilla extract and half of the sugar until combined.
  2. Do not over mix.
  3. Fold half of the whipped cream into the mascarpone cheese mixture until just combined.
  4. Chill until ready to assemble.


To Assemble – 

  1. Layer one lady finger in the bottom of a jelly jar. You may need to break it in half.
  2. Drizzle a bit of the espresso mixture over top.
  3. Layer with a dollop of mascarpone cream.
  4. Repeat with a second layer of each ingredient.
  5. Top with whipped cream and garnish with dark chocolate shavings.
  6. Chill for at least 1 hour and keep refrigerated until serving.
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