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How to make lighter Italian Tiramisu

A classic Italian Tiramisu is unbeatable, but unfortunately, laden with fat and calories.

Try my Lighter Tiramisu instead.

I promise you’re not missing anything, and your friends and family will love you even more for keeping it healthy!




  • 1 (3-ounce) package ladyfingers, divided
  • 1/4 cup strong black coffee, chilled, divided
  • 1 (4-serving size) package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa



Split ladyfingers apart and line the bottom of an 8-inch square glass baking dish with half of them.

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Drizzle ladyfingers with 1 tablespoon coffee.

In a large bowl, beat pudding mix and milk until thickened; stir in remaining coffee.

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Add cream cheese and beat until smooth. Spoon  pudding mixture evenly over ladyfingers. 

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Place remaining ladyfingers on top of pudding and top with whipped topping. Sprinkle with cocoa.

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Cover and chill 2 to 4 hours, or until ready to serve. 

Your Italian tiramisu can now be served!

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