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David Rosengarten's Basic Tiramisu

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Category: Italian, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 8 EGGS with yolks and whites
  • -separated
  • 1/3 c SUGAR
  • 2 c EXPRESSO COFFEE; cooled
  • 2/3 c BRANDY
  • 30 BRANDY
  • -grated
  • COCOA POWDER; Dutch process,
  • Sifted; for garnish


This recipe is from the TV Food Network, specifically from David
Rosengarten's Taste program. Check out the show. It's highly entertaining,
Rosengarten's a wonderful host, and you'll learn a lot about food. This
recipe makes 12 servings. Directions 1. Mix the sugar into the egg yolks,
blending well. 2. Add a little Mascarpone at a time to the egg yolk
mixture, and mix until smooth. Set aside. 3. In a separate bowl, beat the
whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Set this aside as well. 4. In
another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. 5. Fold the
whipped cream into the egg yolk mixture, then fold in the beaten egg
whites. 6. Spread about 1/3 of the cream mixture of a 4-6 quart glass
baking dish or serving bowl. 7. Place expresso coffee in a large mixing
bowl, and combine with the brandy. 8. Dip a lady finger into the expresso,
lay it in baking dish on cream mixture. 9. Top with grated chocolate. 10.
Continue in this manner, laying lady fingers side by side to cover the
bottom. 11. Place another 1/3 of cream mixture on top of soaked lady
fingers. 12. Cover this with another layer of expresso-soaked lady fingers.
13. Top with remaining cream mixture and grated chocolate. 14. Dust final
layer with grated chocolate and cocoa powder. 15. Chill 2 hours to set.

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