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Tiramisu Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Nitchman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 yellow or white box cake (with accompanying ingredients)
2 t. sugar
2 T cocoa

Coffee Mixture:
2 c. Strong coffee or espresso - not hot
c. sugar
2 T. Kahlua, brandy, or cognac

Cheese Mixture:
6 eggs (separated)
c. sugar
2 T. Kahlua, brandy, or cognac
16 oz. Mascarpone cheese, room temperature

Directions:
Directions:
Bake box cake as directed in a large, oblong pan (bigger than 13" x 9"). While cake is baking, make Coffee mixture by stirring together the ingredients for it until the sugar is dissolved. Also make the Cheese mixture, beating the yolks until smooth, then adding the rest of the ingredients, holding the egg whites. Beat the eggs whites until stiff with 2 t. sugar and gently fold into Cheese mixture.

Carefully remove the completely cooled cake from the pan and carefully slice into two equally thick layers. Replace the lower layer in the pan and drizzle half of the coffee mixture evenly over it, then half of the cheese mixture. Replace the top half of the cake. Gently poke or slice holes in the top surface and drizzle with remainder or coffee mixture and remained of cheese mixture. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

Just before serving, sift about 2 T. plain cocoa powder over the top of it

 

 

 

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