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Tiramisu - Classic Italian dessert

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword dessert, mascarpone
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 6 peoples
Calories 654 kcal


  • 14 ounces savoiardi 14 ounces (cookies) savoiardi
  • 14 ounces mascarpone 14 ounces mascarpone
  • 4 eggs 4 egg(s)
  • 4 ounces sugar 4 ounces sugar
  • 2 coffee 2 small cups of strong coffee
  • powder cocoa Powder Cocoa
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  1. Separate the eggs white and yolk and place them each on a separate bowl.

  2. Work the egg yolks with the sugar until a cream is formed. Add the mascarpone to the mixture.

  3. In a separate bowl beat the egg white until soft peaks are formed.

  4. Fold the egg whites to the eggs-sugar mixture.

  5. Dip the savoiardi in the coffee (not too soggy) and place in a plate which can hold two layers of cookies.

  6. Cover the first layer of savoiardi with some of the mascarpone cream.

  7. Alternate each layer with savoiardi and cream ending with the last layer to be the cream.

  8. Refrigerate for a couple of hours. Dust the top with cocoa powder and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Tiramisu - Classic Italian dessert
Amount Per Serving
Calories 654 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 58%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Cholesterol 321mg 107%
Sodium 175mg 7%
Potassium 115mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Sugars 18g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 29%
Calcium 14%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.