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  • Writer's pictureRock Rousseau

Italian Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a coffee-flavoured Italian dessert made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa. Rich, decadent, and delicious!

  • 6 egg yolks

  • 3/4 cup white sugar

  • 2/3 cup milk

  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese

  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee, room temperature

  • 2 TBSN dark rum

  • 3 oz packages ladyfinger cookies

  • 1 TBSN unsweetened cocoa powder


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Whisk , Medium mixing bowl, mixing spoon, measuring spoons, measuring cups, medium saucepan, 7x11 inch dish Prep: 35 minutes prep Co: 10 minutes Ready: 5 hrs Serves: 12-14

1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended.

2. Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils.

3. Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

4. Cover tightly and chill in refrigerator 1 hour.

5. In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff.

6. Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.

7. In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum.

8. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.

9. Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of a 7x11 inch dish.

10. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that.

11. Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa.

12. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, until set.

  • Calories: 387

  • Total Fat: 30.5g

  • Saturated Fat: 17.0g

  • Cholesterol: 216mg

  • Sodium: 60mg

  • Potassium: 74mg

  • Total Carbohydrates: 22.7g

  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3g

  • Protein: 6.6g

  • Sugars: 13g

A dark wine like Cabernet Sauvignon.

More varieties coming soon!


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