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Classic Tiramisu



  • Serves 8
  • Cooks in 30 mins (30m prep + 0m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a shallow dish, combine the brewed espresso and vanilla extract.
  2. 2.Dip each ladyfinger into the espresso mixture for a few seconds, making sure to coat both sides, and then arrange them in a single layer in a rectangular dish.
  3. 3.In a mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. 4.Add the mascarpone cheese to the egg yolk mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. 5.In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  6. 6.Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture until smooth and creamy.
  7. 7.Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the layer of ladyfingers.
  8. 8.Repeat the process with another layer of dipped ladyfingers and the remaining mascarpone mixture.
  9. 9.Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight to allow the flavors to meld together.
  10. 10.Before serving, dust the top of the tiramisu with cocoa powder and sprinkle with grated dark chocolate.
  11. 11.Slice and serve chilled. Enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a stronger coffee flavor, you can add a splash of coffee liqueur to the espresso mixture.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to use room temperature eggs for the best results.
  • chevron_rightTo make individual servings, you can assemble the tiramisu in small glasses or ramekins.
  • chevron_rightIf you're short on time, you can use store-bought ladyfingers instead of making them from scratch.