For a neat presentation, layer the tiramisu in individual glasses or a trifle bowl to showcase the layers.
Use stencils to create cocoa powder designs such as hearts or leaves on the final dusted layer.
Garnish with chocolate curls or shavings for added texture and a hint of extra chocolate.
A few coffee beans placed on top can enhance the visual appeal and hint at the flavor within.
For a seasonal touch, consider a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg along with the cocoa powder during the holidays.
Prep time:30 minutes
Cook time:40 minutes
Rest time:4 hours
Total time:4 hours 30 minutes
This Classic Tiramisu recipe offers a decadent blend of creamy mascarpone filling layered between espresso-soaked ladyfingers, all dusted with a rich cocoa powder topping. It’s a no-bake Italian dessert that combines simple ingredients to create a timeless treat with the perfect balance of coffee, sweetness, and a touch of liqueur.
1 1/4 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup sugar
8 ounces mascarpone cheese, room temperature
/4 cup coffee liqueur (optional)
For the Coffee Layer:
1 cup espresso or strong coffee, cooled to room temperature
1 package of ladyfingers (about 24 cookies)
2 tablespoons cocoa powder for dusting
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