Recipe - Tiramisu

This is a lot easier to make than you may think, especially if you cheat a little and buy the sponge fingers and a lot more enjoyable if you add a lot of alcohol

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Ingredients


7 egg yolks

160g Sugar

500g mascarpone

300ml double cream

400ml espresso

200ml of Kahlua, Tia Maria or Baileys (optional)

30 ladyfingers (depending on the size of dish)

Cocoa powder


Method


Whisk the cream to a soft peak then add the mascarpone and combine till smooth


Whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl over a pan of hot water and cookout till thick and triple in size (zabaglione)


Gently fold the two mixes together and set aside

Pour the coffee and alcohol (optional) into a shallow dish then dip the sponge fingers one at a time for a few seconds until they are nicely soaked (not too long or they get soggy)


Layer the soaked fingers in a dish with the cream mix till everything is used finishing with a creamy layer


Cover and chill for a few hours or overnight then dust with the cocoa powder