Tiramisu - Giada De Laurentiis

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I saw Giada make this on a recent episode. I haven't made it yet but I can't wait...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl beat egg yolks and sugar until thick, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add mascarpone cheese and beat until smooth.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of espresso and mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. In a small shallow dish, add remaining espresso and rum.
  5. Dip each ladyfinger into espresso for only 5 seconds. Letting the ladyfingers soak too long will cause them to fall apart.
  6. Place the soaked ladyfinger on the bottom of a 13 by 9 inch baking dish, breaking them in half if necessary in order to fit the bottom.
  7. Spread evenly 1/2 of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers.
  8. Arrange another layer of soaked ladyfingers and top with remaining mascarpone mixture.
  9. Cover tiramisu with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, up to 8 hours.
  10. Before serving, sprinkle with chocolate shavings.


Most Helpful

Giada's Tiramisu is the best there is, and it's the real thing - I do, however (on the advice of a friend from Naples) switch out the Rum for Frangelico Liquor (Hazlenut) :)

JanetSmith154 October 16, 2007

I did it 2 times. It was a real success. It was sweet enough for all of us. I wouldn't consider adding more sugar.

Boomette December 01, 2006

I made this one time, and was told by everyone that it was the best tiramisu they ever had. Now I'm going to make it again, and I hope for the result, but I'm sure it will be!

lmanne May 16, 2014

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