|Name:||Cappuccino Tiramisu||Contributor:||Steven Schiffner|
|Description:||"Pick me up!"||Posted:||2004-03-04|
|Key words:||Italian, cheese, chocolate, coffee||Category:||Desserts|
|Ingredients:||8 1-oz pkg ladyfingers
1/4 c sugar
1/2 c mascarpone, an Italian dessert cheese
1 tsp semi-sweet chocolate shavings, plus 2 pinches for garnish
1 shot espresso or one demitasse cup very strong coffee
1 Tbsp coffee liquor
|Preparation:||In a small bowl, beat egg and sugar and then blend in mascarpone and
chocolate until smooth and creamy. In another bowl, mix
espresso and coffee liqueur.
In two large coffee cups, cappuccino mugs or small bowls, arrange
ingredients in layers starting with 2 ladyfingers at the bottom,
pouring 1/4 of the coffee mixture over them. Place 1/4 of the cheese mixture
over the ladyfingers and two more ladyfingers on top.
Pour the remaining coffee mixture over the ladyfingers and top each portion
with the remaining cheese mixture. Sprinkle a pinch of
chocolate shavings over each cup. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate
for at least three hours.
May be made 24 hours in advance.
Uncover tiramisu cups and serve chilled.
|Notes:||Translated from Italian as "a little pick me up," this ethereal dessert will
make your lover tireless.