Gourmet Magazine Tiramisu

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Bionda

Delicious tiramisu from the leading foody magazine!

Top Review by carolynsadler

I have made this recipe many times over the past maybe 10 years. It's easy and delicious! Just now was looking for it on line to send to someone who asked for "my" recipe. Glad to find it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the SYRUP, combine water and sugar in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar.
  3. Remove from heat, cool.
  4. Add coffee and optional brandy.
  5. For the FILLING, whip cream with sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form.
  6. Fold cream into softened mascarpone.
  7. ASSEMBLE a layer of the ladyfingers (or sponge cake slices) in the bottom of a shallow 2-quart baking dish or gratin dish.
  8. Sprinkle with half the syrup.
  9. Spread with half the filling.
  10. Repeat with remaining ladyfingers, syrup and filling, spreading the top smooth, using a metal spatula.
  11. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours before serving.
  12. Immediately before serving place cocoa in a fine strainer and shake a light coating on surface.

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