tiramisu

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Patricia Kutchins
from Lake Zurich, IL

This is an easy no bake, no egg, tiramisu that is absolutely fabulous!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Tiramisu is found on the dessert menu of pretty much every Italian restaurant. Cool, creamy, and decadent, this sounds fancy, but you can make it at home. Ladyfingers are soaked in a coffee/rum mixture. You taste the rum but it's not overpowering (it can be adjusted if needed, too). The ladyfingers are layered in between a light and fluffy mascarpone whipped cream. Dark chocolate shaved on touch is the perfect final touch. A heavenly dessert.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 12
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For tiramisu

  • 3 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 16 oz
    mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/4 c
    light rum
  • 1 c
    black coffee
  • 3 pkg
    lady fingers
  • 4 Tbsp
    shaved chocolate for garnish
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How To Make tiramisu

  • 1
    Whip the cold cream until soft peaks form.
  • 2
    Add the powdered sugar, vanilla, 1 tsp rum, and mascarpone cheese.
  • 3
    Whip until stiff peaks form.
  • 4
    Pour the rest of the rum into a cup of black coffee that has been cooled slightly.
  • 5
    Buy the small thin ladyfingers and open one package. Place the ladyfingers along the sides and bottom of a 9-inch springform pan (a 9x13 rectangle pan works just as well with ladyfingers on the bottom only).
  • 6
    Brush the ladyfingers with the coffee mixture. The ones on the side should only have a small amount of coffee mixture brushed on.
  • 7
    Now take your cream mixture and place 1/3 of the bowl over the ladyfingers and carefully smooth it around the first layer of the tiramisu.
  • 8
    Add another layer of ladyfingers on top of the cream mixture. Brush it with rum.
  • 9
    Now add another layer of cream mixture. Then add another layer of ladyfingers.
  • 10
    Follow with the rest of the cream mixture. Sprinkle shaved chocolate on the top and refrigerate overnight.
  • 11
    Unmold the pan and wrap a ribbon around it (optional) to make it look pretty.
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