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Tiramisu. Tender Italian Dessert with Chocolate


Tiramisu is tender and airy Italian dessert. People love it for the combination of the sweet creamy taste and strong coffee. This dish is usually made of mascarpone cheese, eggs eggs - very good recipes with eggs learn more..., espresso, sugar and Savoiardi cookies. I recommend you not to change any ingredient in the list.

Still, some people replace mascarpone with Philadelphia cheese. However, in this case the taste of the dessert won`t be that tender and creamy. Savoiardi is also an important ingredient. If you cannot find it in the shops, cook these cookies by yourself. The only ingredient you may not use, is cognac. If you are planning to cook it for a driver or share a piece of the dessert with kids, go on without alcohol.

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
6 pcs
70 cals
Mascarpone cheese
2.25 cups
230 cals
Savoiardi cookies
1 pack
350 cals
1 cup
370 cals
300 ml
2 cals
Cocoa powder
2 tbsp
170 cals
30 ml
245 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
1437 cals
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  1. Prepare all the ingredients. Cook strong espresso and leave it to cool down.
  2. Wash eggs carefully. Break each one and separate yolks and whites. Put the bowl with the whites into the fridge.
  3. Add sugar into the bowl with yolks.
  4. Whip yolks with sugar until the mass in the bowl is white. If there is too much sugar left, continue whipping.
  5. Put whipped yolks into the bigger bowl. Add mascarpone cheese.
  6. Mix these two ingredients with the mixer until the mass is smooth.
  7. Now take the bowl with the whites out of the fridge. Add a pinch of salt. Whip everything slowly for 3-7 minutes.
  8. If your dough, whether your eggs are whipped well, turn the bowl over.
  9. Mix whites and yolks in the big bowl. Now take a spatula and slowly mix these ingredients.
  10. There will be tender and airy cream in the bowl.
  11. Now pour cold espresso into the bowl. Dip the cookie into this fragrant liquid. If you`re cooking Tiramisu with cognac, add this drink into the bowl with coffee as well.
  12. Wait for a second or two and take it out of the bowl. Otherwise, your cookie will be too wet.
  13. Fill the form with the half of these cookies. You may follow my recommendation and cook the dessert in the big form. It will be easier and quicker. However, you may cook it in the small forms or on the cute plates.
  14. Cover the cookies with the layer of the tender cream. Add the next layer of cookies.
  15. Now you`ll need to cover them with the leftovers of the cream. Leave the form in the fridge for 6-12 hours.
  16. Finally, dust your dessert with the cocoa powder. If you like, you may replace it with the grated chocolate.

Your gorgeous tiramisu is ready. Bon Appetite!

Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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