Classic Italian Tiramisu

30 m
10 m
Ready in:
40 m
This decadent Italian dessert is pure delight! Flavored with coffee granules and liqueur, this dessert will take you to heaven!
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Servings: 12
6 egg yolks
White sugar
1 1/4 cups
Mascarpone cheese
1 1/4 cups
Heavy whipping cream
1 3/4 cups
2 (12 ounce) packages ladyfingers
Coffee flavored liqueur
1/3 cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder, for dusting
1 tsp.
  1. Beat egg yolks and sugar vigorously in the top of a double boiler, over boiling water. Keep whisking while cooking for about 10 minutes,. Remove from heat and beat with a mixer until the yolks turn to a pale lemon yellow color.
  2. Add mascarpone to the yolk mixture. Beat until well combined. In a separate bowl, whip cream till stiff peaks start to form. Gently fold the cream the into yolk mixture and set aside.
  3. Line the bottom of a large glass bowl with lady fingers. Brush with coffee liqueur. Lay half of the cream filling over the lady fingers. Repeat the layers: place the second layer of ladyfingers, brush with coffee liqueur, and top with the yolk and mascarpone mixture.
  4. Generously sprinkle with cocoa and refrigerate for at least 9 hours.
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