This delicious coffee lovers dessert comes from Italy, Tiramisu literally means 'pick me up' or 'cheer me up'..always a lovely end to a meal. This is such a great desert to make for dinner parties as you can do it the day before and it tastes even better. Obviously freshly brewed coffee tastes best!
- 3 eggs (separated)
- 500 grams mascarpone cheese
- 150 grams caster sugar
- 1 pinch of salt
- 200 grams savoiardi biscuits (sponge fingers)
- 500 millilitres coffee (whichever is your favourite out of our blends)
- 200 grams grated dark chocolate
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
Mix two egg yolks with the sugar till you have a very clear cream.
Beat three egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff.
Gently fold the mascarpone cheese in the sugar/yolks cream and then add
carefully the egg whites.
Spread some of the cream mixture on a tray and start making layers: dip the
biscuits into the coffee and put them on the tray placing them next one
another, spread some creme mixture on them and then a handful of grated
Go on this way until the biscuits are all over your dish.
Cover the last layer with the cream mixture and dust with the cocoa powder
Keep it in the fridge for at least a few hours but overnight is even better, take it out about 20 mins before serving.
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