Tiramisu

This is an easy tiramisu recipe made with homemade ladyfingers and a light mascarpone filling. The sweetness of the ladyfingers harmonizes with the fluffiness of the cream to make the best tiramisu dish.

Italian cuisine
Easy
SERVING: 4 People
TIME: 30 min
COOKING TIME: 25 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 【For The Ladyfingers】
  • 4 large Egg Yolk
  • 4 large Egg White
  • ½ cup Granulated Sugar, divided
  • ½ medium Orange Zest
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • cup Cup Cake Flour
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch
  • tsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 【Mascarpone Filling】 ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ
  • 1 cup Mascarpone Cheese
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 【Assemble】 ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ
  • 1 oz Strong Brewed Coffee
  • ¼ cup Cocoa Powder
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 【Ladyfingers】
Step 1 【Ladyfingers】
Step 1 【Ladyfingers】
Heat oven to 170°C / 325°F.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Separate your whites and yolks carefully: if any fat gets into the whites, they won’t whip.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Whip egg yolks with a whisk and half of the sugar until the mixture is light in color and increased in volume, about 5 minutes on high speed.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Once the eggs are pale and fluffy, whisk or stir in orange zest and vanilla extract.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
In a clean bowl with a clean whisk, whip egg whites on medium to foamy (eggs will look white, not yellow). With mixer whipping on low, slowly stream in the other half of the sugar. Turn mixer to high and whip to stiff peaks. DON’T OVERMIX.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Fold egg white mixture into egg yolks ⅓ at a time.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Stir together flour, cornstarch, and salt.
Step 8
Step 8
Step 8
Sift then fold into the batter in two parts.
Step 9
Step 9
Step 9
Put into a piping bag fitted with ½” tip.
Step 10
Step 10
Step 10
Pipe into 3” lengths on a parchment- or Silpat-lined baking sheet.
Step 11
Step 11
Step 11
Sift powdered sugar on top of cookies.
Step 12
Step 12
Step 12
Bake 12 minutes, rotating halfway through, until cookies start to turn golden brown around the edges.
Step 13
Step 13
Step 13
Remove to a cooling rack (be careful - the powdered sugar is very hot). If you want a really intense coffee flavor in your tiramisu, dry the cookies out in a cool oven overnight.
Step 14 【Mascarpone Filling】
Step 14 【Mascarpone Filling】
Step 14 【Mascarpone Filling】
Arrange ladyfingers in a single layer on the bottom of a trifle dish or clear glass bowl.
Step 15
Step 15
Step 15
Drizzle or spoon on ⅓ of the espresso. Arrange ladyfingers in an even layer on top of the cream.
Step 16
Step 16
Step 16
Drizzle or spoon another ⅓ of the espresso.
Step 17
Step 17
Step 17
Top with ⅓ of the mascarpone cream.
Step 18
Step 18
Step 18
Arrange ladyfingers in an even layer on top of cream.
Step 19
Step 19
Step 19
Drizzle with remaining espresso, and Spread the remaining cream on top, and smooth.
Step 20
Step 20
Step 20
Sift cocoa powder on top.
Step 21
Step 21
Step 21
Chill overnight, and serve within three days. Sift more cocoa powder on top to serve.