Tiramisu Dessert

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Total Time:
2.5 hours
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 sponge cake (10 to 12 inch about 3" tall)
  • 3 ounces strong black coffee or instant espresso
  • 3 ounces brandy or rum
  • 1 1/2 pounds Cream cheese or mascarpone, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups - superfine/powdered Sugar
  • unsweetened cocoa powder

How to Make Tiramisu Dessert

  • Cut across middle of sponge cake forming two layers, each about 1 1/2 inches high.
  • Blend coffee and brandy.
  • Sprinkle enough of mixture over bottom half of cake to flavor it strongly.
  • Don't moisten cake too much or it may collapse on serving.
  • Beat room-temperature cheese and one cup sugar until sugar is completely dissolved and cheese is light and spreadable.
  • Test for sweetness during beating, adding more sugar if needed.
  • Spread cut surface of bottom layer with half of the cheese mixture.
  • Replace second layer and top this with remaining cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle top liberally with sifted cocoa.
  • Refrigerate cake for at least two hours before cutting and serving.