Friday, January 21, 2011

Tiramisu With Kahlua Essence..

Tiramisu means 'pick me up' in Italian. It is a most popular Italian Cakes. It is made of biscuits  dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone, and flavored with liquor and cocoa. The recipe has been adapted into many varieties of puddings, cakes and other desserts. Everyone has their own version of this cake. 

5 egg yolks
125g Castor Sugar
250g Mascarpone Cheese
500 ml Fresh Whipped Cream
45 ml Kahlua or any coffee syrup
8 Sponge Fingers (long pieces of Sponge Cake)
150ml Coffee Syrup (mix coffee powder and water)
10g Cocoa Powder to garnish
Chocolate Curls to garnish


  • Whisk the egg yolks and Castor Sugar on a double-boiler over low heat, till it forms a thick and creamy Custard.
  • Take off heat and Mascarpone. 
  • Mix well to avoid lumps.
  • Fold in fresh cream and add the Kahlua Liqueur.
  • Soak sponge fingers in the coffee Syrup.
  • Now spread the mascorpone mixture over one sponge finger and place one more sponge finger on top of it. Like a sandwich.
  • Now, on top of it spread one more layer of mixture over it.
  • Sprinkle the cocoa powder over it.
  • Refrigerate for three hours.
  • Garnish it with Chocolate Curls.
  • Serve Chilled.

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