The best thing about Italian cuisine is that it suits everybody’s palate. Such is the beauty of the recipes originating from this land, that there is rarely anybody who does not prefer Italian food.The desserts of Italy is as delicious as its main course items. One such dish is the Tiramisu. It is a classic Italian dessert and can be prepared in several ways. Chefs around the world are always found experimenting with this humble dessert to give a twist in order to make it tastier.
However, here is a basic recipe of Tiramisu which does not need any fancy addition to it but tastes no less delicious. You would require to have just a few common ingredients that can easily be found in your refrigerator and you are all set to make it. Moreover, this can be made in a jiffy. It is so easy to prepare that even your kids can help you in the kitchen. Since, this is a no-bake recipe, you need not worry about under bake or over bake it.
Easy Peasy Tiramisu
Preparation Time- 15 minutes
Cooking Time- 2 hours
Mascarpone cheese- 250 gms.
Cream- 1/2 cup
Condensed milk- 200 ml
Lime zest- 1 tbsp
Lime juice- 2 tbsp
Italian ladyfinger biscuit- 14 pcs.
Unsweetened cocoa powder- 1/2 cup
Black coffee- 3 tbsp, strongly brewed
Chocolate- as required, grated
Method Of Preparation:
Mix together cream, mascarpone cheese, condensed milk, lemon juice and lemon zest in a bowl to make the filling for tiramisu.
Dip the ladyfinger biscuits in coffee and arrange a few of them on a serving plate side by side. Please note keep the biscuits in the coffee until soaked. Do not allow them to become soggy.
Pour some of the prepared tiramisu filling over the coffee soaked biscuits. Sprinkle a small amount of cocoa powder on top of it. Repeat the same process to make another layer.
Refrigerate for two hours. Garnish the dish with grated chocolate.
Once it sets, cut into square or triangle shaped pieces to serve.
Tip : If you like a firmer texture, do not dip the biscuits in coffee. Instead brush the coffee concoction onto the biscuits using a pastry brush.