Learn how to make tiramisu, a traditional coffee-flavored Italian dessert, in your own kitchen with our Test Kitchen's favorite Classic Tiramisu recipe. Dust the chilled tiramisu dessert with cocoa powder just before serving.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For syrup, in a small saucepan combine granulated sugar, the water, and espresso powder. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil gently, uncovered, 1 minute. Remove from heat. If desired, stir in liqueur.

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  • In a chilled large bowl beat cream with chilled beaters of a mixer on medium until soft peaks form (tips curl). In a medium bowlstir together mascarpone cheese and powdered sugar. Fold 1/2 cup of the whipped cream mixture into the mascarpone mixture to lighten. Gently fold the mascarpone mixture into the remaining whipped cream.

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  • To assemble, arrange half of the ladyfingers in the bottom of a 9-inch baking pan, cutting to fit as needed. Brush with half of the syrup. Spread with half of the mascarpone mixture and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. of the cocoa powder. Repeat ladyfinger, syrup, and mascarpone layers.

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  • Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Before serving, sift remaining 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder over top.

Nutrition Facts

482 calories; 36 g total fat; 21 g saturated fat; 154 mg cholesterol; 57 mg sodium. 32 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 24 g sugar; 5 g protein;

Reviews (3)

13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 1 stars
07/24/2017
Sugar overload. Way to much sugar that is not needed. Plain espresso coffee with a bit of Splenda or sugar [your choice.] is fine. Marscarpone is a delightful rich cream and should not be adulterated with sugar. I rate this recipe Minus 1 Star.
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09/20/2015
There are no ingredients nor instructions for an egg white mixture.
Rating: Unrated
09/23/2015
Yes I'm quite confused as well. What egg white mixture?
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