Steve's Tiramisu

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Steve-0 2

My own tiramusu, born from many experiments gone wrong with a bunch of online recipes. Guaranteed to please!!!

Top Review by RuizA

Yum Yum Yum!! Better than restaurant tiramisu!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Most of this recipe comes from the one on the side of the Belgioso mascarpone container ( the brand at stores around here), but with some changes. This recipe isn't an easy one - the most difficult part is properly saturating the ladyfingers without making them soggy - don't be upset if your first try doesn't come out so well.
  2. In large bowl, combine 3 egg yolks, 1 tbs espresso, sugar, vanilla, and marsala wine. Beat ~3 minutes, and finally add mascarpone and beat 3-5 minutes more. Mixture should be slightly firm, and very tasty :). Add more sugar to suit your taste, I prefer 1/3 cup, some people like 1/2 cup.
  3. In a separate bowl, add whipping cream & a pinch of sugar, whip until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold whipping cream into mascarpone mixture - should end up being fluffy but stiff.
  5. Now, you need to layer the ladyfingers & mascarpone in a pan - I use a 8x8 glass pan, works perfect.
  6. Here's the difficult part - your first layer should be ladyfingers soaked in espresso. I say soaked, but make sure they are not soggy. To soak the ladyfingers, I work with 1/2 a ladyfinger at a time, dipping each side for a split second, just enough to barely cover the top or bottom. If you soak it too much, just sqeeze the excess out like a sponge. If you don't get enough, use your fingers to drip some coffee on the ladyfinger, and sort of massage it inches Lay down 12 ladyfinger halves in the pan, and spread a layer of mascarpone mixure on top. Sprinkle cocoa on top of each layer.
  7. Repeat for the next 3 layers.
  8. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.
  9. Enjoy!

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