Cocoamisu Aka Chocolate Tiramisu

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
40 mins
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0 mins

This is a traditional Italian tiramisu with the coffee replaced by hot chocolate. The first time I saw tiramisu was at a bakery in Italy. It looked tempting and I assumed it was chocolate. I was so disappointed when I tasted it & realized it was coffee flavored. I have now created a version that tastes as good as it looks. Note - the preparation takes a while, but is not difficult.

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Directions

  1. Dissolve cocoa and sugar in 1/2 cup boiling water.
  2. Mix in 1/2 cup milk and set aside to cool.
  3. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until smooth and light colored.
  5. Beat in marscapone cheese until well mixed.
  6. Fold in egg whites gently.
  7. Pour the cocoa mix into a small bowl that's big enough to fit one of the cookies laying flat.
  8. Take half of the cookies, individually dip them the in cocoa mix and then arrange in the bottom of a casserole dish.
  9. Spread half of the marscapone mixture over the cookies.
  10. Repeat with the rest of the cookies and then cover with the remaining marscapone mixture.
  11. Sprinkle a little cocoa powder over the top.
  12. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  13. Serve with whipped cream.
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well. I freaked when I realized i was completing the recipe with raw eggs. googled other tiramisu recipes and discovered, yep - that's how it is made. totally skeeved. BUT the end result is soooo delicious!! I wish we could have finished it the 1st night because I didn't dare keep it more than 1 day (that raw egg thing...) i found little 3oz packages of I think the correct cookies that had 12 cookies per package. i used 2 packages & it fit perfectly in a 9x13x2" pan. that's only 6oz cookies vs. the 12oz called for. i made a 2nd 1/2 batch of the cocoa mixture which gave me just enough. I couldn't find mascarpone...groan...so I used a tub of whipped cream cheese & added some heavy whipping cream until it was smooth & silky. it all worked really well....maybe a bit loose but this was my 1st attempt at such a dessert. i don't like tiramisu because of the coffee, either, so i was happy as all get out to try this! what i would do next time is look up how to cook the egg yolks just enough to be 'safe'. this is delicious, silky, not too sweet, just cocoa-ey enough - nothing is overpowering. made for veggie Swap 5/10. :)