Tiramisu (literally “pull me up”, “cheer me up” or “give me strength”) is a traditional Italian dessert.

Easy and quick to prepare, it can be enjoyed at the end of a meal or during daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 30 mins
Rest time : 3 hours
Cook time :
Total time : 30 mins + 3 hours (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
4 eggs
1 cup (250 g) mascarpone
1 cup (150 g) melted white chocolate
0.2 cup (40 g) sugar
bitter coffee
lady fingers or savoyards
white chocolate

Steps :

  • Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl, then add the softened mascarpone.
  • Mix with a spatula, moving slowly from bottom to top so as not to disassemble the mixture.
  • Add the melted and cooled white chocolate.
  • Whisk the mixture for a few minutes.
  • In another bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff, adding the sugar.
  • Gently add the egg whites to the mascarpone cream and white chocolate.
  • Now make the coffee without softening it.
  • Take a square or rectangular mold and line with parchment paper.
  • Add a first layer of savoyards lightly soaked in coffee.
  • Pour the first layer of mascarpone cream inside and add a new layer of coffee-soaked Savoyards, then cover with a new layer of cream.
  • Continue until you reach the edge of the mold.
  • Finally, place in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
  • Add white chocolate shavings or cinnamon if desired.
  • Enjoy!

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