Tiramisu


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SERVES
5
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TOTAL TIME
1 Hr
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DIFFICULTY
4/5
Ingredients:

To make something this delicious takes some delicious ingredients. Use these:

  • 60mL Grand Marnier liquor
  • 230g sugar
  • 560g mascarpone cheese
  • 20 lady finger cookies
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 90mL marsala wine

 

You’re gonna have to make some coffee syrup. Here’s what you’ll need for that:

  • 60mL Kahlúa
  • 1 cup water
  • 55g sugar
  • 55g instant coffee powder
Now you put it all together:
  1. You have a double boiler, right? (If not, search the Internet for how to improvise an alternative. It’s not hard!) Use it to prepare a sabayon with yolks and sugar. (If that term’s Greek to you, search the Internet for info. Oh, and it’s actually French!)
  2. Cream the mascarpone cheese and mix it into the sabayon.
  3. Add the marsala, liquor and whipped cream — fold in the sabayon mixture and keep it in the fridge.
  4. To make the syrup, dissolve the instant coffee in hot water, then mix in the sugar and Kahlúa. Then let it cool in the fridge.
  5. Soak the ladyfingers — hey, you know, isn’t that a funny name for a cookie? — in the coffee syrup and arrange one layer of cookies on the bottom of the serving glass.
  6. Using a piping bag, pipe the sabayon mixture into the cup.
  7. Fancy bonus! Arrange an optional garnish — some ideas: chocolate ruffles, marbled chocolate flakes, cocoa, sugar rocks, marzipan coffee beans
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