Tiramisu-A luxurious Traditional Italian dessert

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It’s being 1 year since I started blogging & yesterday my blog turned ONE šŸ™‚ . It was such an awesome feeling šŸ™‚ . I was always interested in cooking but blogging was something I never thought of till I came to Canada. Then I realized that this is one thing I love the most, its my passion & I am obsessed with cooking, clicking & sharing šŸ™‚ And now this is a very important part of my life , I simply love it šŸ™‚ So to celebrate this new milestone I decided to make the most delectable Italian dessert Tiramisu.Ā One of lifeā€™s simpler pleasures had always been dessert, soĀ I thought to give it a try and makeĀ this super smooth silky dessert.Ā  That silky delicate cream overflowing with flavor, would offer that ā€œTaste of Heavenā€.

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TiramisuĀ (meaning “pick me up” or “lift me up”) is a popular coffee-flavored Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers (Italian: Savoiardi,Ā dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa. Adding rum gives this recipe an Xtra xing šŸ™‚ and you are gonna love it. If you are not a great fan for alcohol just chuck it .This super-simple Italian dessert actually benefits from being made ahead, allowing all the lovely flavors to mingle.

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It’s a super simple recipe & the only time you have to wait is when its inside the refrigerator šŸ˜‰ Also for people who don’t eat egg I have an Eggless version of this Tiramisu , hope you are gonna enjoy it as much as I did šŸ™‚

Ingredients
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla essence
  • 1Ā¼ cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1Ā¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 -7oz packages Italian Lady fingers
  • 2 cups cold espresso/coffee ( Check stageĀ 2)
  • 1 tbsp dark Rum ( optional)
  • Unsweetened Cocoa powder for dusting

Few Preparation Ā 

1. Make sure that theĀ mascarpone cheese is in room temp.
2. Keep a big bowl in the fridge for 10 min.
3. Separate the egg whites & egg yolks ( you can use the egg white to make scrambled eggs later )

Process

So to make it simple & easy , lets divide the process into 5 stages:

StageĀ 1 :Ā 

  • Combine egg yolks and sugar in the top of a double boiler, over boiling water.
  • Reduce heat to low, and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • In between add 2 tbsp milk.
  • This is your sabayon, remove from the heat and whip yolks until thick and lemon colored.
  • Add Mascarpone to whipped yolks, gently mixĀ until combined.

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StageĀ  2 : Preparing the coffeeĀ ConcentrationĀ with rum

  • Take 2 cupsĀ of boiling water and add 2 tsp of coffee powder Ā ( You can also use instantĀ espresso powder ,if you have it handy at home )
  • Lets the water sit for 10-15 min , onced cooled add 1 tbsp of Rum ( now adding Rum is totally optional , you can avoid if you don’t wanna use it )

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StageĀ  3 : Ā Preparing the whipping creamĀ 

  • Take the cold vessel out of fridge & take the heavy whipping cream.
  • Whip cream to stiff peaks adding the vanilla essence. ( around 10-12 min in high speed using hand blender)

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StageĀ  4 : Gently fold the whipped cream in the mascarpone sabayon mixture and set aside.

StageĀ  5 : Arranging the TiramisuĀ 

  • Take a 9 inch baking dish,Ā Ā Dip the lady fingers into the coffee-rum mixture just long enough to get them wet, do not soak them!
  • Arrange the lady fingers in the bottom of theĀ baking dish (or container similarly sized)
  • Spoon half the mascarpone cream filling over the lady fingers.
  • Repeat process with another layer of lady fingers and cream.
  • Dust the coco powder in between each layer.
  • Refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.
  • Dust with cocoa before serving too šŸ™‚ Enjoy ting !!!!!

Eggless versionĀ 

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounceĀ of Mascarpone Cheese, softened
  • 1-Ā½ cup of Heavy Cream
  • 1/3 cup of Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla essence
  • 2 cups of Really Strong Coffee or Espresso, cooled
  • 1 Tbsp of Dark Rum
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 30 LadyfingersĀ 

Process

  • Ā In a large bowl whip the heavy cream and set in the fridge until you are ready to use it (cream stays stiffer longer if kept cold) .
  • In a large bowl mixĀ together the mascarpone, vanilla and sugar, fold in half of the whipped cream into mascarpone mixture to lighten.
  • Fold in remaining whipped cream being careful not to over mix.
  • ToĀ assemble use the same process as above. šŸ™‚

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If you do try this dessert, I promise you wonā€™t beĀ disappointed.Do let me know if you have any questions on this recipe.

Love CK

7 Comments so far:

  1. Linda Ferns says:

    Congrats darling & gorgeous share.

  2. Anumeha Taori says:

    Hi, How many people does it serves?

    • Gorge&Serve says:

      Hello Anu,

      This s good for 6 ppl.

      Thanks
      Chahat

      • Anumeha Taori says:

        Thanks Chahat!

        I tried your recipe and it turned out perfect, yum and tasty! I made this for my husband’s birthday and he was totally surprised! We just couldn’t stop eating it! My husband liked it so much that he ate it next morning at breakfast šŸ˜€
        All my friends as well loved it and they call me Tiramisu Queen now šŸ˜‰

        All thanks to you for this awesome and easy recipe!

        • Gorge&Serve says:

          Dear Anu,

          The biggest fear,when I post a recipe , will some one try this ? if yes will that person succeed in it ? and when some one does that and gets satisfaction and feels happy thats the biggest reward.Thank you so much for trying and being happy šŸ™‚ You surely are Tiramisu Queen šŸ™‚

          Much Love
          Chahat

          • Anumeha Taori says:

            So true Chahat!! šŸ™‚

            No problem, pleasure was mine!

            I have a question – I have Mascarpone cheese left over. What other dish/dessert I could make so that I use it and don’t have to throw? My heart tears for throwing food just because it is expired and couldn’t be used. Please let me know.

            Thanks!
            Anu

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