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Mini Tiramisu (original Italian recipe)

The secret for a great Tiramisu? I personally believe is in the quality of the ingredients: a good Mascarpone, an Italian coffee blend and possibly home made Savoiardi (ladyfingers) biscuits...

This is how I prepare 4 single portion Tiramisu


My Tiramisu
 
Ingredients:

  • Egg yolk                                                       3 X
  • Sugar                                                          60 gr
  • Mascarpone (any other cheese's FORBIDDEN!)                                                                       250 gr
  • Home-made Savoiardi (AKA Ladyfinger biscuits)                                                                      32 X
  • Coffee (a great Italian coffee blend)                                                                                          5-6 X
  • Sugar to sweeten the coffee                      1 s.s.
  • Rum (or Gin) for the coffee                      2 s.s.
  • Bitter cocoa powder for the top



Directions:

Prepare the coffee (a Moka machine for 5 to 6 people), pour it in a bowl, add a soup spoon of sugar, 2 soup spoons of Rum (or Gin), stir and let the coffee cool down.

Whip the egg yolks with the 60 gr of sugar, then add the mascarpone cheese (that has been sitting at room temperature) and keep mixing until the Mascarpone cream has a homogeneous consistence.

Rapidly soak the ladyfingers in the coffee, let them drip for few seconds and start preparing the layers (I usually put a bit of the Mascarpone cream in the bottom of the bowl).



Alternate the soaked biscuits with a layer of Mascarpone cream up to the top of the bowl.


Sprinkle the cocoa powder on top of the last layer.

Leave the Tiramisu in the fridge to set for at least 2 hours!

The recipe to prepare the Savoiardi (ladyfingers) biscuits at home will be posted soon!

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