Authentic Italian Tiramisu: Irresistible
Tiramisu, the crown jewel of Italian desserts, is a sublime marriage of delicate flavors and velvety textures. This classic recipe embodies the essence of Italy’s culinary mastery, making it a perfect indulgence for any occasion.
- 6 egg yolks
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup mascarpone cheese
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
- 2 tablespoons coffee liqueur
- 24 to 30 ladyfinger cookies
- Unsweetened cocoa powder, for dusting
- Dark chocolate shavings, for garnish
- In a mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar until well combined and creamy.
- Add the mascarpone cheese to the egg mixture and beat until smooth.
- In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
- Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture until fully incorporated.
- Combine the brewed coffee and coffee liqueur in a shallow dish.
- Dip each ladyfinger into the coffee mixture briefly and arrange a layer in the serving dish.
- Spread a layer of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers.
- Repeat the layers as needed, finishing with a layer of the mascarpone mixture on top.
- Cover and refrigerate the tiramisu for at least 4 hours, allowing the flavors to meld.
- Before serving, dust the top with cocoa powder and garnish with dark chocolate shavings.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
A timeless Italian dessert featuring layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and luscious mascarpone cream.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320; Fat: 22g; Carbs: 25g; Protein: 5g;
Tiramisu is more than a dessert; it’s a work of art that captures the essence of Italy’s culinary heritage. Each heavenly bite carries the perfect balance of rich coffee, delicate mascarpone, and a touch of chocolate. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or savoring it in solitude, this Authentic Italian Tiramisu will transport you to the charming cafes of Italy, where life is savored one delicious moment at a time.