You’ll feel totally decadent with one bite of these expertly layered Tiramisu Cheesecake Squares. Don’t forget the coffee espresso!


  • Microwaveable bowl
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • 9″x9″ (23 x 23 cm) Glass baking dish or decorative glass bowl


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Tia Maria or Kahlua liqueur
  • 1 container (475 g) ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup (250 mL) strong coffee (double strength)
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Tia Maria or Kahlua liqueur
  • 24 large ladyfingers
  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) cocoa


  1. Place egg yolks and sugar in microwaveable bowl. Whisk until creamy.
  2. Add 1/3 cup (75 mL) Tia Maria or Kahlua liqueur. Whisk well.
  3. Microwave on medium high power for 2–3 minutes, stopping to whisk at 1 minute intervals. Mixture should be thick and creamy.
  4. Whisk in ricotta cheese until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Combine coffee and 1/3 cup (75 mL) liqueur.
  6. Arrange half of the ladyfingers in a 9″x9″ (23 x 23 cm) glass baking dish. Or, for a more festive presentation, layer ingredients into a medium-sized decorative glass bowl or trifle dish. The number of layers will be determined by the shape and size of the bowl. Remember to completely cover ladyfingers with cheese mixture.
  7. Brush with half of the coffee mixture. Spread with half of hte cream mixture. Repeat layers.
  8. Sprinkle with cocoa.
  9. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 3-4 hours or overnight.