Pick me up!

Italys favorite dessert - Tiramisu (literally pick me up!) is so easy you could make it in your sleep. I don't use egg yolks in mine, never have and never will, I think the marscapone is rich enough to carry the dessert without glooping it up with egg yolk! Some people use egg white as well, I think whipped cream and sugar marries the cheese perfectly and have no interest in fluffyness, either literal or metaphoric.
So here is my recipe for perfect Tiramisu!

You'll need
125mls fresh cream
5-6 tbsp icing sugar
1 shot of Kahlua
300gms Marscapone
about 20 Saviordi biscuits (Ladyfingers)
1 cup of esspresso coffee

Whip the cream lightly and then stir in half the Kahlua and 2 tbsp of the icing sugar. Add the marscapone and stir until a creamy paste. Pour the rest of the Kahlua into the cup of coffee. Line the dish with half the biscuits and sprinkle with some coffee. You want the biscuits moistened but not soaked. Top with half the cream mix, and then top that with more biscuits. Sprinkle the remainder of the coffee over the layer and top with the rest of the cream mix.
Grate chocolate or sprinkle cocoa powder, chill until its nice and cold.

I am a wally! I didn't upload the picture of the finished product onto my little USB stick! Thats why there is none, I'll try to get it uploaded soon!


Ciara said...

You make it sound so easy! It's Jay's favourite, so I think I'll make it as a surprise for him!

Lisa Conmara said...

Ciara its simple when you leave out the eggs! Make sure to get the biscuits moistened enough... its a wash out if they're chewy! You want them breaking in your fingers but not soaked!