Authentic Italian Tiramisu

Authentic Italian Tiramisu

Create a storytelling style description of at least 200 to 300 words about the recipe Authentic Italian Tiramisu. If you’re looking to impress your guests with a classic Italian dessert, look no further than this Authentic Italian Tiramisu recipe. Originating from the Veneto region, this velvety dessert is a symphony of flavors and textures.


  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup brewed espresso, cooled
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur (optional)
  • 1 package of ladyfingers
  • Cocoa powder for dusting
  • Dark chocolate shavings (optional)


  1. Separate the egg yolks from the whites and place them in separate bowls.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks and 1/2 cup of sugar until creamy and pale in color.
  3. Add the mascarpone cheese and mix until smooth and well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  5. Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture.
  6. In a shallow dish, combine the brewed espresso and coffee liqueur (if using).
  7. Dip the ladyfingers into the espresso mixture briefly and arrange them in a single layer in a serving dish.
  8. Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers.
  9. Repeat the ladyfinger and mascarpone layers.
  10. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight to allow the flavors to meld.
  11. Before serving, dust the top with cocoa powder and garnish with chocolate shavings if desired.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

This Authentic Italian Tiramisu is a delightful blend of creamy mascarpone, espresso-soaked ladyfingers, and a hint of coffee liqueur. It’s the perfect way to end an Italian meal or impress your guests with a taste of Italy’s finest dessert.

Nutrition information: (Per Serving) Calories: 380, Fat: 27g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 6g

Make this Authentic Italian Tiramisu for your next gathering, and watch it disappear as your guests savor each decadent bite. With its layers of flavor and creamy texture, it’s sure to become a favorite in your dessert repertoire.

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