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Tiramisu Recipe

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Katie Villa


2 pkg. lady fingers
1 c. cold strong coffee
1 c. heavy cream
1/2 c. Kahlua
3/4 c. sugar
2 tbl. unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
3-1oz. squares semi-sweet chocolate, finely ground
8 oz. cream cheese
1/4 c. whipping cream
2 1/2 tbl. sour cream

Prepare the cheese mixture. Mix the cream cheese, whipping cream, and sour cream together. Blend well.
In a small bowl, beat the heavy cream with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. In a larger bowl, beat the cheese mixture with 1/2 cup sugar until blended. Fold in the whipped cream until smooth and blended.
Add the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar into the coffee.
To assemple the tiramisu:
Place lady fingers into the bottom of a 8x8 inch glass dish. Brush 1/2 of the coffee mixture and then 1/2 of the Kahlua over the lady fingers.
Top this with 1 tbl. cocoa powder and 1 oz. of the ground semi-sweet chocolate.
Spread 1/2 of the marscapone mixture on top.
Repeat the above steps for the next layer.
Top with the remianing 1 oz. of chocolate.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
To make the recipe in a 9x13 inch pan, use 5 packages lady fingers and double the other ingredients.

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This gets better with age. I make it on a Monday to serve on a Saturday. I really soak the lady fingers and may use more coffee and Kahlua than listed.




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