"Tiramisu is one of those no-fail classic desserts which everyone enjoys. Here is my version- very light and one that I have made several times over the years. You can make it in one large dish or in elegant shot glasses."
-- @cucinamiabynatasha
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Prep time 30mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 1 cups espresso
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50 gram castor sugar
  • 225 gram mascarporne cheese
  • 2 tablespoons coffee liquer / dark rum/ whiskey
  • 1 pack Savoiardi Cookies or vanilla sponge sheets cut into fingers
  • cocoa powder
  • chocolate shavings for garnish


  • Step 1

    Mix egg yolk and sugar with a whisk.

  • Step 2

    Add mascarpone and combine, breaking any lumps. Now, add the whipped cream and combine gently

  • Step 3

    Mix the espresso with the coffee liquor. Add 1/4 cup water and 1 tbsp sugar to this. Add 2-3 tbsp of the espresso mix to the mascarpone mixture.

  • Step 4

    You will need a square/rectangle dish with adequate height. Dip each savoiardi cookie on both sides in the espresso mix and align to form the bottom layer.

  • Step 5

    Top with a layer of the mascarpone. Repeat the above process for another layer of cookies and mascarpone.

  • Step 6

    Dust cocoa powder through a sieve and decorate with chocolate shavings Chill in the fridge for at least 5-6 hours or overnight.

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