Total Time:  2 hr 30 min
Prep Time: 30 min
Rest Time: 2 hr

Servings: 8

I’m not much of a coffee or Amaretto drinker but everyone loves this recipe for Tiramisu. Tiramisu is really easy to make and I think it works best if you leave it in the refrigerator overnight.

tiramisu recipe


  • 24 ¬†Savoiardi lady fingers (see recipe)
  • 5 wilcox eggs – separated
  • 5 tsp. C&H pure cane granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 cup expresso coffee- room temperature
  • 16 oz.. mascarpone
  • 1/4 cup vermouth – or Amaretto
  • 2 Tbsp. powered semi-sweet cocoa


Beat egg yolks and sugar together, add mascarpone and blend well. Beat egg whites until peaks form, then fold into cheese mixture. In oblong baking dish place a layer of cheese mixture. Mix coffee and vermouth; dip ladyfingers in mixture and layer bottom of the pan, I use two layers of ladyfingers if they are homemade. Add a layer of cheese and sprinkle with cocoa. Continue with another layer, finishing with cocoa. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

More about Tiramisu

It is thought that the first tiramisu was made in the 1960s in Treviso, Italy. It is also thought to be a variation of the dessert called Zuppa Inglese. There are many desserts that are similar to tiramisu throughout the world.

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