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Patricia’s Tiramisu

Food Network Canada
PREP TIME
1h
YIELDS
12 servings

Traditional Italian coffee cake with mascarpone cheese.

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Ingredients

5
eggs, separated
cup white sugar
16
oz (1 lb) mascarpone cheese
1
cup strong brewed coffee or espresso at room temperature
2
Tbsp cognac or rum
2
- 3 packages ladyfinger cookies (savoiardi)
Cocoa powder or shaved chocolate for dusting
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Directions

Step 1

Mix the egg whites and sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until peaks are formed.

Step 2

Mix the egg yolks and mascarpone cheese until completely blended in a separate bowl.

Step 3

Fold the two mixtures together + separate them in half.

Step 4

Mix the coffee + cognac together in a shallow bowl.

Step 5

Dip 1 side of each ladyfinger in the coffee/cognac mixture and line the bottom of a 9 by 12 by 2-inch dish (work quickly so the cookies aren’t too soggy).

Step 6

When the 1st layer is complete spread half the mascarpone mixture over the top of the soaked cookies.

Step 7

Dip 1 side of each ladyfinger in the coffee/cognac mixture and place on top of the 1st layer.

Step 8

When the 2nd layer is complete spread the other half of the mascarpone mixture over the top of the soaked cookies.

Step 9

Place in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

Step 10

When ready to serve dust the top of the tiramisu with cocoa powder or shaved chocolate.

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