Classic Italian: Tiramisu Dessert Recipe

Transport yourself to the charming streets of Italy with this delightful Classic Italian Tiramisu Dessert. Elizabeth Rodriguez, our expert chef, shares her secret recipe to help you recreate the authentic flavors of this beloved Italian treat in the comfort of your kitchen.


  • 1 cup strong brewed espresso, cooled
  • 24 ladyfinger cookies
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups mascarpone cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder


  1. Dip each ladyfinger into the brewed espresso, ensuring they are fully coated but not soggy.
  2. Arrange a layer of dipped ladyfingers at the bottom of a serving dish.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well combined and slightly thickened.
  4. Add mascarpone cheese and vanilla extract to the egg mixture, blending until smooth.
  5. Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers layer.
  6. Repeat the process with another layer of dipped ladyfingers and the remaining mascarpone mixture.
  7. Chill the Tiramisu in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  8. Before serving, dust the top with cocoa powder for a finishing touch.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Experience the layers of joy in every bite as the velvety mascarpone melds with the coffee-infused ladyfingers. This Classic Italian Tiramisu Dessert is not just a recipe; it’s a journey to the heart of Italy’s culinary traditions.

Nutritional Information (per serving): 320 calories, 45g carbohydrates, 7g protein, 14g fat, 8g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 5g unsaturated fat, 90mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 1g fiber, 25g sugar

Immerse yourself in the romance of Italian desserts with this exquisite Tiramisu, a timeless classic that promises to elevate your culinary expertise to new heights. Elizabeth Rodriguez invites you to savor the sweet moments crafted in each layer of this delectable masterpiece. Buon Appetito!

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