A decadent dessert made with coffee and rum soaked Ladyfingers, layered with custard and whipped cream. Try to make this dessert two days in advance for optimal flavor but no less than one day ahead.
Calories: 318 kcal
strong brewed coffee,
rum or 2 teaspoons rum extract.
You can also substitute Irish Cream, such as Bailey's in place of the rum.
or 2- 3 oz. pkgs. purchased Ladyfingers
unsweetened cocoa powder
In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended. Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Cover tightly and place in refrigerator for 20 minutes to cool.
In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form.
Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.
In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum. Place ladyfingers on a plate and drizzle coffee mixture over until ladyfingers soak up all the coffee.
Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of a 8x8-inch or comparable size pan (breaking some in half if necessary to cover entire bottom). Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that. Repeat layers one more time.
Cover and refrigerate 24 to 48 hours.
Just before cutting to serve, sprinkle top with cocoa powder.
Tiramisu With Homemade Ladyfingers
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 13g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.