Italian Tiramisù

One of the most iconic and loved Italian dessert!

  • Preparation time20 Minutes
  • Serving8 people
  • CuisineItalian


  • 500 gmascarpone cheese
  • 500 gsavoiardi biscuits
  • 120 gsugar
  • 50 gunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 cupsitalian espresso coffee
  • 6eggs
  • q.s.water


  1. – prepare the coffee and pour it into a deep plate;

    – separate the egg whites from the yolks and put them in two separate bowls;

    – put 60g sugar in a small milk pan together with 20ml water and bring to boil (sugar should reach 100 degrees temperature);

    – whip the whites till stiff (during the process pour gently half of the hot sugar);

    – add the remaining 60g sugar to the yolks and whip them till they triple their volume (during the process add the remaining hot sugar);

    – add the mascarpone cheese and keep on whipping well;

    – pour the whipped whites and amalgamate everything together,  with a gentle folding movement from bottom to top;

    – dip the savoiardi biscuits in  the coffee and place them on the bottom of a 30cm squared tray;

    – pour some cream on top and dust with some cocoa powder;

    – do another layer of biscuits dipped in coffee;

    – cover with the remaining cream and dust with some cocoa powder;

    Refrigerate for at least 8/12 hours before serving. Consume within 24 hours.


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