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Donal Skehan
Chocolate Tiramisu | DonalSkehan.com, With coffee, booze and chocolate, this classic Italian trifle is the perfect way to end a dinner party.
  • desserts-baking

Chocolate Tiramisu

November 05

The perfect make-ahead dessert –  coffee soaked ladyfingers, creamy mascarpone and dark and white shavings of chocolate – it can’t be beaten!

  • time 30mins + setting time
  • serves Serves 6
  • video
Method
  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until light and frothy. Mix in the mascarpone and vanilla until combined and set aside.
  2. In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites until white and stiff. Add a large spoonful of the beaten egg whites to the mascarpone and mix through. Add the rest of the egg whites and fold through gently.
  3. Spread a little of the mascarpone mixture across the base of of a trifle dish and then arrange the savoiardi di fonni across the base. Soak the biscuits in espresso and a swig of vin santo. Carefully spread a layer of the mascarpone mixture and sprinkle over a little of the dark chocolate shavings.
  4. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients ending with a final layer of mascarpone mix. Dust with a little cocoa powder and finish with a final garnish of dark and white chocolate shavings. Leave in the fridge to set for at least one hour.
  5. TOP TIP

    If you're stuck for time, make up mini versions in individual glasses and give each guest their very own tiramisu.

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Ingredients

4 large free-range eggs

2/3 cup caster sugar

1.1 lbs mascarpone

1 tsp good quality vanilla extract

7 oz savoiardi di fonni or ladyfinger biscuits

11 oz best quality dark chocolate, in large thick shavings

5.5 oz white chocolate, in large thick shavings

1 1/2 cups of espresso

Splash of vin santo or Marsala

Cocoa powder to dust

4 large free-range eggs

120g caster sugar

500g mascarpone

1 tsp good quality vanilla extract

250g savoiardi di fonni or ladyfinger biscuits

300g best quality dark chocolate, in large thick shavings

150g white chocolate, in large thick shavings

350ml espresso

Splash of vin santo or Marsala

Cocoa powder to dust

 

You'll Need

2 Medium mixing bowls

Trifle dish or casserole dish

 

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