Tiramisu by Millie

posted by Millie

Tiramisu - Cooked
Categories: Desserts
Yield: 8 servings

6 Egg yolks
1/2 c Granulated sugar
2 T Brandy or almond extract
1 1/3 c Extra strong coffee
1 lb Mascarpone or ricotta cheese
1 1/2 c Cream; whipping
24 Ladyfingers; giant italian
4 oz Chocolate semisweet; chopped

In bowl, beat egg yolks with sugar till light about 5 min. Whisk in 1/2 cup coffee and 1 tbsp brandy or almond extract. Transfer to double boiler, over gently simmering water, whisk for about 7 minutes, till thickened. Let cool.

Beat cheese till smooth, fold into egg mixture. Whip cream, stir 1/4 into egg mixture. Fold in remaining cream.

Combine remaining strong coffee and 1 Tbsp brandy or almond extract. Arrange 1/2 of ladyfingers in 11X7" glass baking dish, brush with half of coffee mixture.

Spread with half of cream mixture. Repeat layers. Top with chocolate. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Can be frozen for up to 2 weeks, let defrost in fridge for 24 hours.

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