Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake Recipe

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Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake
How to make Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Tiramisu Recipe: The delightful tiramisu recipe with sponge fingers soaked in coffee, layered around and smeared with a creamy mascarpone mixture. Really easy to make and simply delectable to relish with family and friends!

Ingredients of Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp castor sugar
  • 250 gms mascarpone or cream cheese
  • 175 ml strong black coffee (make the coffee with 175 ml water with 2 tbsp of coffee)
  • 3 tbsp brandy (cognac)
  • 150 gms sponge fingers (sponge cake cut into fingers)
  • A few drops of vanilla essence (optional)
  • Cocoa powder for dusting

How to Make Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake

  • 1.In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar together till the mixture becomes light and creamy.
  • 2.Add the vanilla essence and fold it into the mascarpone.
  • 3.To the strong black coffee add the brandy and stir.
  • 4.Quickly dip the sponge fingers in the coffee-brandy liqueur. Make sure the fingers soak just enough of the liqueur, but don't crumble.
  • 5.Arrange a layer of sponge fingers in a shallow dish and cover them with a layer of mascarpone.
  • 6.Create several layers of sponge fingers, followed by mascarpone. The top layer will be of mascarpone.
  • 7.Chill the tiramisu in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours, dust with cocoa powder and serve.
Key Ingredients: egg yolks, castor sugar, mascarpone or cream cheese, strong black coffee (make the coffee with 175 ml water with 2 tbsp of coffee), brandy (cognac), sponge fingers (sponge cake cut into fingers), Cocoa powder for dusting