venerdì 25 febbraio 2011

The Italian recipe for Tiramisu

Tiramisu is possibly the most indulgent Italian dessert ever created. Here's a quick and easy way to make one to impress your friends.

  • 3 large eggs

  • 500 grams Mascarpone cheese

  • Espresso or Strong Coffee

  • Boudoir biscuits/ Lady fingers/ thin cakes

  • Powdered cocoa [or instant chocolate drink mix]

  • Sugar (to taste)

Crack and make 3 large eggs into two different bowls (use a large bowl for the egg white and a smaller bowl for the yolk). Make sure that none of the yolk gets mixed with the egg white, otherwise the egg whites won't whisk properly.

Whisk the egg yolks with an electronic whisk and gradually add sugar until the egg yolk becomes thick, creamy, and light yellow.

Add about 5oo grams [~12.3 oz.] of Mascarpone in another bowl and give it a quick stir to loosen it up. Then, with the electronic whisk, mix the egg yolks and Mascarpone together.

Wash and dry your whisk and then whisk the egg whites until they form firm peaks. Continue to fold the egg whites into the Mascarpone and mix until there are no lumps.

Put that to the side. Make some strong espresso and let it cool.

Line a large and fairly deep dish with lady fingers (boudoir biscuits) and pour over two thirds of the coffee mixture.

Put half of your egg mixture over the top of that, followed by a thick dusting of cocoa. Use an instant drinking chocolate, as it's a little sweeter.

Dip more lady fingers into the rest of your coffee mix (don't worry if you run out; you can just knock up some more) and carefully place them over the the top of the cocoa.

Empty the rest of your egg mixture over that and dust with cocoa again.

Leave it in your refrigerator for two hours and serve.

14 commenti:

  1. That simple honey?! I'm making it! Thank you for the recipe..:)♥♥♥ I love Tiramisu so much!!!!

    RispondiElimina
  2. thanks JORIE....you are so sweet just like this cake...if there weren't so much distance we would have gone out together to have fun..♥

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  3. Maria,
    I can't wait to make this Tiramisu. When I do I will let you know how it comes out. SOOOOOO Yummmmmmy
    I didn't know it was so simple to make.

    Blessings

    Jessica

    RispondiElimina
  4. yes.. ..it's a quite simple recipe ..you can make it in a few minutes..then put it in the refrigerator and voilà...you can taste it with your friends..!
    Cheers ♥
    MARIANGELA

    RispondiElimina
  5. Okay, so I have never heard of this...scolding myself:(
    This sounds really good and I just may have to give it a try. I'm a sucker for any kind of desert:)

    RispondiElimina
  6. Wait till I become rich Maria. I'll fly over to your place to find you and then we'll enjoy it together..Haha ♥♥

    RispondiElimina
  7. JORIE...yes darling me too I am waiting to become rich to do a million things I have in my mind....ahaha ♥♥ and in this case fly over to visit my dear friends like you and many others!

    RispondiElimina
  8. @Mary ...it's a quite simple recipe..you can do it in a few minutes...and after putting it in the refrigerator you will be able to taste it...it is really deliciuos, soft, tender... ♥

    RispondiElimina
  9. As a healthy lifestyle blogger I am very troubled by this post. I LOVE Tiramisu and the picture i now can't stop starring at is going to force me to go eat one.

    RispondiElimina
  10. @Larry Lewis..congratulations LARRY..you have a very cool site..on the contrary I have been asked to write some Italian recipes and I can't say NO...for one time you could make an exception, taste this savouring TIRAMISU and later on keep on doing your healthy diet!♥

    RispondiElimina
  11. Oh this looks so yummie!!! I will have to try it! Thank you for sharing this easy recipe, Maria!

    RispondiElimina
  12. @Hostel Tinktinkie...you're welcome NELIETA...this is really an easy recipe to do, based on natural ingredients and takes so little time to be done. When you have got it, let me know what it seems about ♥
    It is sooo Yummy ♥

    RispondiElimina

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