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RECIPE OF THE MONTH: TIRAMISU’

posted by Home In Italy on March 26th, 2012

Litterally “pick me up”, Tiramisù is on of the most greedy and delicious among Italian desserts. It is very simple to make a fantastic tiramisù. You will need:

  • mascarpone cheese 500 gr.
  • sugar 150 gr.
  • 5 fresh eggs
  • savoiardi 250 gr. (ladies finger cookies)
  • caffè espresso
  • unsugared cocoa powder
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    Whisk eggs, sugar, and mascarpone until the mixture becomes thick and ribbony. If you want to make a lighter cream, whisk the albumens with a part of the sugar and a pinch of salt until it gets thick. Then mix all together.
    Prepare a very strong espresso coffee and soak the lady fingers in it. Make layers of lady fingers and cover each of them with the mascarpone cream smoothing it with a spatula. Sprinkle with cocoa powder. Allow to chill for 2-3 hours.
    The only defect of this desert? It is impossible to stop eating it!