Sunday, December 24, 2006

Tiramisu


This recipe is from our friend, Art Brand . . . don't be afraid to try it. It's worth the effort.

5 egg yolks
1/2 lb. confectioners sugar
7 oz. marscapone cheese
3 egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
1 t. vanilla
1/2 whipping cream, whipped
2 packages Saviardi cookies
1 quart warm coffee (or whatever)
2 T. cocoa

Whip egg yolks with sugar until fluffy. Add marscapone cheese and stir. Beat whites until firm and add sugar and whip again. Add vanilla. Fold two mixtures together.

Dip Saviardi cookies (Italian ladyfingers) in coffee and place in 8 x 11 pan. Spead 1/2 mixture over ladyfingers. Add another layer. Sprinkle cocoa over top and refrigerate at least 8 hours.

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