No Tuscan meal is ever complete without the fine Italian desserts. Tiramisu finds its way to being on the top and elegantly wrap the guests around its fingers.
Also called the Tuscan Trifle, serve that Tiramisu in a classic martini glass and surprise your guests.
Monica Balli’s Tuscan Bites presents to you the ever famous Tiramisu to pleasure your taste buds. Be at Tuscan Bites and immerse yourself into the fine taste of the great delicacies you can enjoy here specially prepared by the authentic and famous Italian celebrity chefs.
What makes Tiramisu so special?
To be put straight, no Italian meal is ever complete without Tiramisu! Moreover, if you are going for some authentic Italian party of course, you need to put much thought into that amazing menu. So in order to make it more Italian include that Tiramisu for the dessert. Yes, serve it with a twist in some martini glasses but just be sure not to drop that tiramisu out of the list.
You can make the classic Tiramisu yourself for your party. Serve your guests such fine tastes of this dessert and enjoy over a slice of Tiramisu.
6 to 8 servings
3 large yolks
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
16 ounces mascarpone cheese
2 ounces dark rum (optional)
12 to 14 (4-inch) ladyfingers
1 1/2 cups brewed espresso (or 3/4 cup American coffee and 3/4 cup espresso)
Unsweetened cocoa powder, for garnish
1. Whisk the egg yolks with half the sugar in a large bowl for about 5 minutes. The mixture should double in volume and appear pale.
2. Add the mascarpone to this mixture in batches.
3. At this point, if you are using rum, add that to this mixture. Whisk well until combined.
4. In another bowl, combine the egg whites and the remaining sugar. Add this to the first mixture in batches, whisk well until combined.
5. Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
6. Spread about one-third of the mixture into an even layer in a clean dish or plate.
7. In another dish, combine coffee and warm water until the coffee dissolves completely. Dip the ladyfinger biscuits into this coffee mixture until completely soaked.
8. Arrange these cookies neatly on top of the mascarpone layer.
9. Pour the remaining cream over the cookies into an even layer.
10. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. 11. Dust the top with cocoa powder and serve neatly.