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  • 250 g mascarpone

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 tablespoons Marsala brandy or Tia Maria

  • 150 ml strong Coffee or espresso, cooled to room temperature

  • 150 ml Single Cream

  • 4 tablespoons icing sugar

  • 16 savoiardi biscuits sponge fingers

  • Frozen bar of 70% Chocolate

  • cocoa powder


  • 1.

    Whisk the mascarpone with the vanilla and Marsala and 50ml coffee, until everything is thoroughly mixed together. Whisk the cream with the icing sugar until smooth, then fold in the mascarpone mix.

  • 2.

    Pour the remaining coffee into a bowl (sweeten with more icing sugar if you like). Take one sponge finger at a time and dip it in to the coffee. Set it to one side and continue with the remaining biscuits.

  • 3.

    Line 4 serving glasses with 4 sponge fingers, breaking them in half if you need to. Spoon the mascarpone mix in until you reach the top of the glass. Refrigerate for 20 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.

  • 4.

    Remove the Tiramisu from the fridge. Take the frozen chocolate bar and grate a little chocolate over the top of each Tiramisu. Finally, dust with sifted cocoa powder to serve.


Copyright © Gordon Ramsay

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Posted by Sheena23Report
Since single cream doesn't bcm stiff won't the mixture be too runny? What is the consistency supposed to be like?
Posted by Report
the cream must the be a little bit less stiff than chantilly cream
Posted by Report
Since single cream doesn't bum stiff doesn't the entire mixture bcm very runny? Wat is the consistency supposed to b like?
Posted by LieletteReport
Very very guests and I could not get enough of it...i have made many tiramisu recipes but this is by FAR the BEST. I couldn't decide between Marsala and Tia Maria so i used both since i had them both in the cupboard.
Posted by Report
my kids will eat with us . so what can I use I/o the alcohol?
Posted by Report
Try Orange juice, works well
Posted by Report
You dip the biscuits in whatever is left of the 150ml cold coffee..
Posted by Report
Didn't find there was enough coffee remaining to dip more than 3 biscuits!

Maybe Gordon meant to put 300mls and not 150?
Posted by Report
Dear F. Carter, I made this for Xmas, and I'm going to do it for friends tonight.
I found 150ml coffee perfect ammount, just dip, not soak.
I added extra grated chocolate to each layer.
Enjoy, Heather, Townsville.