Classic Tiramisu Recipe Unveiled

Classic Tiramisu Recipe Unveiled

Tiramisu, the classic Italian dessert, is a symphony of flavors and textures that has captured the hearts of dessert enthusiasts around the world. In this exclusive recipe, I unveil the secrets behind creating the perfect tiramisu, balancing the richness of mascarpone cheese, the boldness of espresso, and the delicate sweetness of ladyfingers. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that will elevate your dessert game to new heights.


  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 24-30 ladyfinger cookies
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, for dusting


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, 1/2 cup of heavy cream, and 1/4 cup of sugar. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  2. In another bowl, whip the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture.
  3. Combine brewed coffee, coffee liqueur (if using), and vanilla extract in a shallow dish. Dip each ladyfinger into the coffee mixture briefly, ensuring they are soaked but not soggy.
  4. Arrange a layer of soaked ladyfingers in the bottom of a serving dish.
  5. Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers layer.
  6. Repeat with another layer of soaked ladyfingers and the remaining mascarpone mixture.
  7. Cover and refrigerate the tiramisu for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight, to let the flavors meld together.
  8. Before serving, dust the top of the tiramisu with cocoa powder for a finishing touch.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Classic Tiramisu is a decadent Italian dessert featuring layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and a rich, creamy mascarpone mixture, topped with cocoa powder.

Nutritional Information: Calories – 320kcal, Fat – 22g, Carbohydrates – 25g, Protein – 4g

Indulge in the exquisite flavors of this Classic Tiramisu, a dessert that embodies the essence of Italian culinary mastery. With every spoonful, savor the harmonious blend of coffee, mascarpone, and delicate ladyfingers, transporting your taste buds to the charming cafes of Italy. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a sweet treat, this recipe guarantees a delightful culinary experience. Share the joy of this timeless dessert with your loved ones and let the flavors of Italy enchant your senses. Buon appetito!

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