Classic Tiramisu

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80

min

Preparation

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

7

Ingredients

Try this quick and easy Italian dessert made with coffee soaked ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese!

Let's start cooking!

Whipped white egg white

Step 1 - Make meringue

  • Separate egg whites and yolks into separate large bowls, then set aside.
  • Whip egg whites until frothy, then slowly add sugar and continue to whip until stiff peaks form. Set aside
Pale yellow meringue and mascarpone mixture

Step 2 - Combine tiramisu

  • Whip egg yolks with mascarpone cheese until smooth.
  • In the same bowl, gently fold in mascarpone mixture to meringue until batter is evenly combined. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, add coffee and amaretto and stir. Break ladyfingers in half, then dip smooth side down into milk for 3 seconds, then flip.
Ladyfinger, batter, red beans and sugar in glass

Step 3 - Assemble tiramisu

  • In a rock glass, add ladyfingers sugar side down. Spoon 4-5 Tbsp batter on top of ladyfingers, then add more ladyfingers again. Repeat until glass is at least 80% full.

    Adding the ladyfingers sugar side down ensures that the coffee will not leak into layers underneath, as the sugar coating acts as a shield.
  • Chill glasses in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

    Use transparent dishes or cups to showcase the layers of your tiramisu!
    The origin of tiramisu has been hotly contested. In fact, 5 Italian regions claim to have invented it -Tuscany, Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Guilia!

Garnish and serve!

classic tiramisu served in a cup dusted with cocoa powder

Garnish with cocoa powder and serve cold!

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