Tiramisu

AuthorBobCategoryDifficultyBeginner

This delicious rich dessert originated in Venice. Tiramisu translates as "pick-me-up". It's best made a day in advance to let the flavours develop.

tiramisu

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time30 minsTotal Time30 mins

 500 ml Strong Black Coffee (cooled)
 60 ml Marsala or Coffee Flavoured Liqueur
 2 Eggs (separated)
 60 g Caster Sugar
 250 g Mascarpone
 250 ml Double Cream
 1 Packet of Trifle Sponges
 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder

1

Combine the coffee & Marsala together in a bowl.

2

Beat the egg yolks & sugar in a bowl until thick & pale. Add the mascarpone & mix until just combined.

mixture for tiramisu

3

Beat the cream in a separate bowl until soft peaks form.

4

Fold the cream into the mascarpone mixture.

cream added to tiramisu mixture

5

Place the egg whites into a separate bowl and beat until soft peaks form. fold quickly & lightly into the cream mixture.

egg whites folded into tiramisu mixture

6

Dip half the biscuits into the coffee mixture. Allow to drain slightly, & then arrange in the base of a ceramic or glass serving dish. Spread half the cream mixture over the biscuits. Dip the remaining biscuits into the remaining coffee mixture & repeat the layers.

7

Smooth the surface & dust liberally with the cocoa powder.

tiramisu

8

Refrigerate overnight.

Ingredients

 500 ml Strong Black Coffee (cooled)
 60 ml Marsala or Coffee Flavoured Liqueur
 2 Eggs (separated)
 60 g Caster Sugar
 250 g Mascarpone
 250 ml Double Cream
 1 Packet of Trifle Sponges
 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder

Directions

1

Combine the coffee & Marsala together in a bowl.

2

Beat the egg yolks & sugar in a bowl until thick & pale. Add the mascarpone & mix until just combined.

mixture for tiramisu

3

Beat the cream in a separate bowl until soft peaks form.

4

Fold the cream into the mascarpone mixture.

cream added to tiramisu mixture

5

Place the egg whites into a separate bowl and beat until soft peaks form. fold quickly & lightly into the cream mixture.

egg whites folded into tiramisu mixture

6

Dip half the biscuits into the coffee mixture. Allow to drain slightly, & then arrange in the base of a ceramic or glass serving dish. Spread half the cream mixture over the biscuits. Dip the remaining biscuits into the remaining coffee mixture & repeat the layers.

7

Smooth the surface & dust liberally with the cocoa powder.

tiramisu

8

Refrigerate overnight.

Tiramisu

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