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No Bake Black Forest Tiramisu

This black forest tiramisu is a combination of my family's favourite black forest trifle and tiramisu. It is a scrumptious and  easy tiramisu dessert with no baking for potlucks or BBQ's.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword black forest desserts, no bake desserts, tiramisu
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 273kcal
Author Terri Gilson


  • 300 g chocolate pound or loaf cake store-bought or home-made
  • 4 158 g containers instant chocolate pudding snack
  • cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1 540 ml can can cherry pie filling
  • 48 400 g pkg lady fingers
  • 3/4 cup brewed vanilla flavoured coffee cooled, regular coffee and 1 tsp vanilla can be substituted
  • 4 tbsp Kahlua
  • 5 cups whipped cream



  • Mix cooled brewed coffee and Kahlua together. 
  • Pour ½ of the coffee mixture on the bottom of 9X13 inch baking pan. Place lady fingers in coffee and Kahlua mixture and turn once
  • Break up cake and place evenly over soaked lady fingers. In a separate bowl, mix pudding with mascarpone cheese.
  • Spread pudding mascarpone mixture over cake. Pour remaining coffee Kahlua mixture into shallow bowl. Dip each lady finger and turn once.
  • Place soaked lady fingers over pudding mixture. Spread cherries evenly over lady fingers. 
  • Top with whipped cream and spread evenly.

Garnish: sprinkle cocoa over whipped cream. Top with maraschino cherries, if desired.


    Note: This is best served in dessert bowls, as it has more of a trifle consistency

    Nutrition Facts
    No Bake Black Forest Tiramisu
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 273 Calories from Fat 144
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 16g25%
    Saturated Fat 8g50%
    Cholesterol 36mg12%
    Sodium 233mg10%
    Potassium 94mg3%
    Carbohydrates 25g8%
    Sugar 13g14%
    Protein 3g6%
    Vitamin A 415IU8%
    Calcium 81mg8%
    Iron 1.3mg7%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



    Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 233mg | Potassium: 94mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1.3mg