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Tiramisu Recipe

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This recipe for Tiramisu, by , is from The Brown Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sheila Vella
Added: Thursday, April 3, 2008


6 egg yolks
3/4 C sugar
2/3 C milk
1 C heavy cream
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 T powder sugar
1 lb mascarpone cheese
1/4 C strong coffee, cooled
2 T rum
2 (3oz) pkgs ladyfingers
1 T cocoa powder

In saucepan, whisk egg yolks and sugar until well blended. Add milk and cook over medium heat until mixture boils. Boil gently for 1 minute and remove from heat. Allow to cool slightly. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

In bowl, beat cream with vanilla and powder sugar until stiff peaks form. Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.

In separate bowl, combine coffee and rum. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.

Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of 7X11 dish. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that. Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa. Cover and refrigerate 4-6 hours, until set.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love Tiramisu, but not everyone makes it the way I like it. Sheirlie Ann and Vivan, her roommate in med school, came up with this recipe and it is great. It tastes like the Tiramisu we had in Italy.




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