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Tiramisu Recipe

Tiramisu is a traditional Italian dessert made with mascarpone cheese and espresso. Make a head of time and serve with a dusting of cocoa powder.

If you’re a lover of coffee this dessert is for you. If you’re not a lover of coffee just substitute hot cocoa in place of coffee! For a full tutorial for how to make Tiramisu watch the video below.

Tiramisu Recipe
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A traditional Italian dessert made with mascarpone cheese and espresso
Serves: 10
  • 3 Eggs separated
  • ½ Cup | 60g Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup | 225g Mascarpone
  • 1 Cup | 250ml Espresso
  • 20-30 Lady Fingers
  • Cocoa Powder for dusting
  1. Seprerate the eggs, adding the yolks to large mixing bowl and the whites to another.
  2. Add sugar to the yolks and place the bowl over a simmering pot of water.
  3. Whisk the egg yolks and sugar together until light, pale, and creamy. Remove from heat.
  4. Add the mascarpone cheese and vanilla extract to the egg mixture and whisk together until well combined.
  5. Whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture a third at a time until well combined.
  7. Dip the lady fingers in the espresso for a few seconds and place into a dish until the base is completely covered.
  8. Top with half of the custard and repeat with the lady fingers.
  9. Finally spread over the last of the custard, sprinkle with cocoa powder and place in the fridge for 6 hours or overnight.
This dessert is best made a head of time and served straight out of the fridge.
Use hot cocoa instead of espresso for a chocolate hit.

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