This recipe for tiramisù is very simple, but extremely satisfying. And don’t forget that, when you make tiramisù, you truly are preparing a little slice of Italian food history!
You can adapt it to your own taste, in the choice of the biscuits, in adding coffee beans or a layer of chocolate cream, in using white chocolate powder on the top, etc.
I use 5 eggs for 500 g mascarpone and 5 tablespoons of sugar. So you can adapt the quantities to your needs, and the ratio should remain the same: 1 egg – 100 g mascarpone – 1 tablespoon of sugar.
- 5 eggs 5 yolks and 3 albumens
- 5 tablespoons sugar
- 500 gr mascarpone
- 2 package biscuits about 600 gr
- 2 dl espresso coffee
- 1 teaspoon marsala
- 100 gr dark chocolate
- powder chocolate
- Prepare a moka (of 3 servings) of coffee and let it cool down.
- Crush the dark chocolate into small peaces (with a knife).
- Beat the egg whites until stiff.
- In a different bowl whisk the yolks with the sugar, until the mix becomes creamy. Add the mascarpone and keep whisking. Add the teaspoon of marsala and the whites little by little and mix gently, from bottom to top.
- Take a biscuit and dip it in the coffee, for less than a second, or it will become too soaked. Place it on a large casserole or oven pan, and continue with the rest of the biscuits until you've covered the bottom of the pan. Cover with a layer of the mascarpone mix. Make layers of mascarpone and biscuits. In the middle sprinkle with the dark chocolate. Finish with a layer of mascarpone mix and sprinkle the powder chocolate.
- Keep in the fridge for a couple of hours, if it's eaten the same day, or in the freezer if eaten a different day, but take it out 4-5 hours before eating so that it won't be frozen.