Tiramisu Cheesecake

37  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 5 min total
  • Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (75 g) each.

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Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (250 g) Nilla Vanilla Wafers, divided
  • 5 tsp. instant coffee, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. hot water, divided
  • 4 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder


  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Line  13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Spread half the wafers onto bottom of pan. Add 2 tsp. coffee granules to 2 Tbsp. hot water; stir until dissolved. Brush half onto wafers in pan; reserve remaining dissolved coffee for later use.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Remove 3-1/2 cups batter; place in medium bowl. Dissolve remaining coffee granules in remaining hot water. Stir into removed batter; pour over wafers in pan. Top with remaining wafers; brush with remaining dissolved coffee. Cover with remaining plain batter.
  • Bake  45 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan. Top with Cool Whip and cocoa powder just before serving.

Recipe Tips

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Variation Prepare using brick light cream cheese, light sour cream and Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping.

How to Bake Cheesecake in Springform PanPrepare and bake cheesecake as directed, substituting a 9-inch springform pan for the 13x9-inch pan and increasing the baking time to 1 hour or until centre of cheesecake is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with Cool Whip and cocoa powder just before serving.


Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (75 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 240 
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Sodium 240 mg
  • Carbohydrate 20 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Sugars 15 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV