Tuesday, March 26, 2013

TIRAMISU


INGREDIENTS:-

Mascarpone cheese-8 ounce
Ladyfinger cookies-2 packs
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder-2 tbsp
Vanilla Extract-1 tsp
Strong coffee-1 cup
Hot Water-2 cups
sugar-2 tbsp(coffee)+1/2 cup(whipped cream)+2 tbsp(egg yolks)
Egg-4(separate yolks from whites)
Pinch of salt



METHOD:-

1-In a bowl mix hot water,coffee and 2 tbsp sugar and keep aside.
2-In a large bowl whisk egg yolks and sugar until a creamy light mixture.
3-Then add mascarpone cheese to the sugar-egg mixture and continue to mix well.
4-In a separate bowl mix egg whites,vanilla extract,a pinch of salt and 1/2 cup sugar and whipped until they begin to get stiff(fluffy consistency).
5-Fold Whipped Cream into cream cheese/egg mixture until well incorporated.
6-Dip each lady finger cookies one by one lay them flat into a 9 inch square pan
making sure do not soak the cookies,as you want to make sure they maintain their firmness.
7-Once the first layer of cookies has been laid out,spread a layer of the mascarpone cream on top,and dust with 1 tbsp cocoa powder.
8-Now again prepare another layer of coffee-dipped lady finger cookies,cream and cocoa powder.
9-Chill overnight to set and serve.
[Note for whipped cream-Chill the bowl of a stand mixer and the whisk attachment in the freezer for 20-30 minutes.Add all of the ingredients to the bowl and whisk on high speed until medium peaks form, about 1 minute.(Alternatively,you can use a hand whisk and a large chilled bowl.Whisk all of the ingredients until medium peaks form, about 5 to 6 minutes.)]
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