Italian Tiramisu Recipe

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Italian tiramisu is a perfect after-dinner dessert. This authentic tiramisu recipe features a lusciously rich mascarpone cream layered with espresso-soaked ladyfingers.
Utensils Dessert
Globe Italian
8
ingredients
9
steps
270
minutes
Chef Davide always found the place where he could best express himself, communicate, and have fun was the kitchen. He began working in kitchens at age 16 and moved to Europe to explore different cuisines firsthand after graduating. He quickly landed at a culinary academy in Italy and graduated with honors. Chef Davide has since donned many chef hats, including those as a private chef, consultant, instructor and entrepreneur.

Ingredients

Servings:
5
5
egg yolks
10 tbsp
sugar
15 oz
mascarpone cheese
2 cup(s)
heavy whipping cream
a pinch of salt
10
ladyfingers
3 oz
espresso
cocoa powder, as needed

Directions 9 steps | 270 Minutes

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, add the egg yolks and sugar. (See notes)

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: In a large mixing bowl, add the egg yolks and sugar.
Step 2

With a handheld mixer, whip the egg yolks and sugar together until lighter in color and thickened.

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: With a handheld mixer, whip the egg yolks and sugar together until lighter in color and thickened.
Step 3

Fold in the mascarpone cheese. The consistency of the mixture should resemble mayonnaise.

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Fold in the mascarpone cheese.
Step 4

In a separate mixing bowl, add the heavy cream and a pinch of salt. Whip until soft peaks form. 

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: In a separate mixing bowl, add the heavy cream and a pinch of salt.
Step 5

Use a spatula to gently stir the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture. Set aside.

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Use a spatula to gently stir the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture.
Step 6

Quickly dip each side of the ladyfinger into the espresso and transfer it to the bottom of a serving dish. 

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Quickly dip each side of the ladyfinger into the espresso and transfer it to the bottom of a serving dish.
Step 7

Top the espresso-soaked ladyfingers with the mascarpone mixture. Repeat the steps two times, ending with the mascarpone mixture.

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Top the espresso-soaked ladyfingers with the mascarpone mixture.
Step 8

Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top before serving. 

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
Step 9

Enjoy!

Italian Tiramisu Recipe: Enjoy!

Notes:

When putting this recipe together, try to work in a cool area. If that is not possible, chill the mixing bowls before use.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
840
FAT
70 g
PROTEIN
11.5 g
CARBS
45 g
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Lauren B.

Lauren

25 Jul 2022

I made this with Chef Davide in one of his cooking classes and it was divine!

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