Tiramisu Recipe Video

Soaked Lady Fingers pressed between layers of Mascarpone & Chocolate. This Moist Dessert also has hints of Coffee, Citrus, and Rum--Yum, Yum!!!


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Egg yolk6
 Sugar6 Tablespoon, divided (3 tablespoons for yolks and 3 tablespoons for cheese)
 Orange1 , zested
 Espresso2 Cup (32 tbs), strong
 Rum2 Tablespoon (or Madeira, Vin Santo, Amaretto, Brandy, Kahlua, Frangelico, Marsala, etc)
 Mascarpone cheese1 Pound, softened
 Sugar3 Tablespoon
 Egg whites6
 Cream of tartar1 Teaspoon
 Lady finger40 , crisped (Savoiardi)
 Unsweetened cocoa powder2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 833 Calories from Fat 529

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g91.2%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 421.6 mg

Sodium 158.8 mg6.6%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g29%

Sugars 39.3 g

Protein 23 g45.1%

Vitamin A 45.2% Vitamin C 71.6%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a small bowl, mix together espresso and liquor.

2. In a heat proof bowl over a double boiler whisk together 6 yolks, sugar, and orange zest, until the mixture is thick and pale blonde in color.
3. Remove and allow this to cool.
4. Add in the mascarpone cheese and sugar, in yolk mixture and fold well until the mixture turns pale yellow in color.
5. In another bowl, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until they reach stiff peaks.
6. Lightly fold the beaten egg whites into the mascarpone mixture.

7. Dip the third of ladyfingers in the espresso mixture and place it in the bottom of a serving bowl.
8. Put third of layer of mascarpone cheese mixture over the ladyfingers
9. Dust with lots of Cocoa powder.
10. Repeat last 3 steps to make 2 more layers.
11. Place the bowl in refrigerator until chill or overnight.

12. Serve chilled and enjoy.