Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu Trifle (with Nutella!)

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This easy tiramisu trifle recipe is an awesome dessert. It doesn’t look like much from the outside in it’s trifle form, but it is delicious. The caramel, espresso and nutella combo are heaven!

Looking for a classic tiramisu dessert? Try my recipe for Easy Classic Tiramisu!

slice of Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu with Nutella on a white plate with a fork

It’s most tasty when it’s still cold. The nutella is still firm and gives it a bit of crunch. Oh, nutella!

The hubs could not stop eating this thing. I would go bed and wake up in the morning with dirty dishes in the sink the next morning with the smallest remnants remaining. He confessed that it was just so good he turned around half way up the stairs to bed and went and had some more. Multiple nights. I was finding plates all over the place.

Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu with Nutella in trifle dish

Not only was I thrilled that he liked it so much, but I was also relieved that he ate more of a dessert than I did for once. I need the help!

inside view of Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu (with Nutella!) in trifle dish

And it is so easy to put together. Everything’s pretty much made, you just have to layer it all and throw it in the fridge to firm up. The hardest part is actually waiting for it to get firm before devouring it. But go ahead and try, I dare you. ๐Ÿ™‚

overhead image of a slice of easy Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu with Nutella on a white plate with a fork sitting on the edge

Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu Trifle (with Nutella!)

This Caramel Macchiato Tiramisu Trifle is made with layers of ladyfingers, butterscotch putting and caramel sauce, espresso and Nutella! An easy trifle and amazing flavor combination!

  • Author: Life, Love and Sugar
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 8-oz container of Cool Whip
  • 2 1/2 tbsp instant expresso granules
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 3.4-oz packet butterscotch instant pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 jar of Nutella
  • 2 3-oz packages of lady fingers
  • 1 cup caramel sundae syrup


1. Dissolve espresso in water. Let it cool.
2. Whisk pudding and milk together and set aside.
3. Place a layer of lady fingers in bottom of trifle dish.
4. Spread thin layer of nutella over lady fingers.
5. Drizzle with 5 tbsp espresso.
6. Mix half of the cool whip into the butterscotch pudding.
7. Spread about 1/4 of the pudding mixture over the ladyfingers. Drizzle with about 1/4 of the caramel syrup.
8. Repeat the layers. I was able to get 4 layers.
9. Top with remaining cool whip and a drizzle of caramel sauce.


I recently made this using one angel food cake broken into layers in place of the lady fingers when I couldn’t find them in the bakery. It worked well as an alternative.

Keywords: tiramisu trifle, easy tiramisu dessert, trifle recipe

Source: Aprons Recipes