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Recipes with mascarpone

20Jan 13

Tiramisù, the creamy perfect dessert

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Translation by Alessandra Dubini – Marlborough College

I’m late, I know… the Tiramisù celebration was on the 17th…never mind. I’m sure there is still place for one recipe more…

What makes Tiramisù so delightful and tasty?? Is it the sweet of the mascarpone cream? the crunchy of the biscuits? the bitter taste of the coffee ? I’d rather serve this lovely dessert in a cup, this is to enhance the pleasure you will get when your spoon will make way into the different layers of this faboulous dessert, from the cream to the biscuits… I’m bound to say that the tiramisù is always perfect!
My secrets are: use thick and tender Ladyfingers biscuits,   decaffeinated coffe (not too bitter), thick beaten egg whites that will give  a weightless and light texture to the cream. Its important not to soak the biscuits in the coffee, together with black chocolate flakes, biscuits  are  what I like to call the “crunchy side” of the dessert.

Translated  by  Alessandra Dubini –  Marlborough College

 

Tiramisù, the creamy perfect dessert
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Serves: 8
 

Ingredients
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 table spoons sugar
  • 300g mascarpone cheese
  • 3 small cups cold decaffeinated coffee
  • 6 Ladyfingers
  • 150g dark chocolate
  • cocoa powder

Instructions
  1. Beat the egg yolks and  sugar combination until its well blended.
  2. Place the  mascarpone into yolk mixture and beat it until it’s smooth.
  3. Beat the egg whites very firmly
  4. Thirdly gently egg whites into the mascarpone/egg/sugar cream
  5. Sprinkle ladyfinger in crumbs
  6. Place ⅓ of ladyfingers crumb in the bottom of the glasses
  7. Pour cold coffee with a spoon on top of the crumbs
  8. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers
  9. Sprinkle ⅓ of ladyfingers crumb and chocolate flakes
  10. Spread the remaining cream
  11. Refrigerate for at  least 1 hour.
  12. before serving sprinkle the dessert with ladyfingers crumb, chocolate flakes and cocoa powder

 

 

 

 

 

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