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desserts-baking

Chocolate Tiramisu

A classic dessert, perfect for sharing with friends & family.

30 6
Chocolate Tiramisu | DonalSkehan.com, A classic dessert, perfect for sharing with friends & family.

desserts-baking

Chocolate Tiramisu

A classic dessert, perfect for sharing with friends & family.

30 6
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

4 large free range eggs
120g of caster sugar
500g of mascarpone
1 tsp of good quality vanilla extract
250g savoiardi di fonni or ladyfinger biscuits
300g of best quality dark chocolate, in large thick shavings
150g of white chocolate, in large thick shavings
350ml of espresso
Splash of vin santo or Marsala
Cocoa powder to dust

Medium mixing bowl x 2

Trifle dish or caserole dish

 

30mins + setting time
Serves 6

A perfect make ahead Italian dessert.  Creamy layers wrapped together with coffee soaked ladyfinger biscuits and dark and white shavings of chocolate- it can’t be beaten!

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until light and frothy. Mix in the mascarpone and vanilla until combined and set aside.
In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites until white and stiff. Add a large spoonful of the beaten egg whites to the mascarpone and mix through. Add the rest of the egg whites and fold through gently.
Spread a little of the mascarpone mixture across the base of of a trifle dish and then arrange the savoiardi di fonni across the base. Soak the biscuits in espresso and a swig of vin santo. Carefully spread a layer of the mascarpone mixture and sprinkle over a little of the dark chocolate shavings.
Repeat with the rest of the ingredients ending with a final layer of mascarpone mix. Dust with a little cocoa powder and finish with a final garnish of dark and white chocolate shavings. Leave in the fridge to set for at least one hour.

TOP TIP

If you're stuck for time, make up mini versions in individual glasses and give each guest their very own tiramisu.
30mins + setting time
Serves 6

Ingredients

4 large free range eggs
120g of caster sugar
500g of mascarpone
1 tsp of good quality vanilla extract
250g savoiardi di fonni or ladyfinger biscuits
300g of best quality dark chocolate, in large thick shavings
150g of white chocolate, in large thick shavings
350ml of espresso
Splash of vin santo or Marsala
Cocoa powder to dust

You'll Need

Medium mixing bowl x 2

Trifle dish or caserole dish

 

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  • петя спасова

    what an simple recipe.thanks.

  • molly

    That looks delicious and I love tiramisu :-) great little trick with the chocolate.

  • http://tartinebeurree.com Claire

    I am french and I love your cooking. I try these recipe of tiramisu from tomorrow.
    My page Facebook is https://www.facebook.com/lnclaire#!/tartinebeurrree?fref=ts
    Thanks you
    Claire

  • http://www.donalskehan.com/ Donal Skehan

    Oh I’m not sure. Which tv show did you see?

  • http://www.donalskehan.com/ Donal Skehan

    No cream in this recipe. I use mascarpone. :)

  • Nishka Chawla

    When it says espresso, does it mean black coffee?

    • http://www.donalskehan.com/ Donal Skehan

      You can use regular black coffee but espresso has a much more intense flavour. :)