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Easy Mini Meyer Lemon Tiramisu

Easy recipe to make a light, fluffy dessert that will wow your guests.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4 Mini Trifle Bowls


For the Base Layer:

  • 8 ladyfinger cookies broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup Meyer Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

For the Lemon Layer:

  • 1/2 brick of cream cheese 4 oz, softened
  • 4 cups of cool whip
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract use lemon juice if you don't have extract

For the Top Layer:


For the Base Layer:

  • Break cookies into pieces and lay in bottoms of mini trifle bowls.
  • In a small bowl combine the meyer lemon juice and sugar, mix until sugar dissolves. Pour over top of the cookies in the trifles bowls.

For the Lemon Layer:

  • Mix the ingredients in a stand mixer, or hand mixer and bowl, until well combined and fluffy.
  • Pour over the cookie portion. Smooth out.

For the Top Layer:

  • Pipe whipped cream over top of the lemon layer.
  • Place in fridge for about 3 to 4 hours to let the liquid absorb into the cookies.
  • Remove from fridge and garnish with lemon zest.
  • Serve with a big old Meyer Lemon smile!


You can use regular lemons in this.
I had to take the photo before the liquid absorbed into the cookies. If you let this set up for about 2 to 4 hours the liquid will soften the cookies.
You could also use nilla wafers in this recipe for the base.


Serving: 1g