Strawberry Tiramisu
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Strawberry Tiramisu

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Serves 4

Slightly sour taste of the strawberry complements the creamy flavour of the tiramisu, creating dessert heaven!--- by my husband.

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  • (For strawberry marinade)
  • 500g fresh strawberry, washed, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cointreau or dark rum
  • (For meringue)
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 50g granulated sugar
  • (For cheese cream)
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 250g mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 150ml single cream
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • (For the sponge)
  • 10 Savoiardi or sponge fingers, roughly crushed
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee
  • 2 tbsp amaretto
  • 100ml hot water
  • (For the decoration)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • *Transparent glasses to serve would be more attractive. I used the glasses with 9cm across each.


    1. To marinate the strawberries, mix all the ingredients together gently and put in the fridge for 24 hours.
    2. To make the sponge, arrange the crushed sponge fingers into the bottom of each glass. Mix the remaining ingredients and allow to cool.
    3. To make cheese cream, in a bowl, place the egg yolks and honey lightly beaten, add the mascarpone cheese and stir until smooth. Pour the single cream and lemon juice into the bowl and mix together well.
    4. For the meringue, in a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites with half of the sugar (25g) until well mixed , add the remaining sugar, continue whisking till the stiff peaks form, then fold them into the cream cheese mixture.
    5. Pour the cooled coffee mixture over the crushed sponge finger in the serving dishes. Line the marinated strawberry along the inner-side of glasses (the cut facing against the glass, see photo), spread the mascarpone mixture over the coffee soaked sponge and the strawberries. Put in the fridge for at least 3 hours. Dust with cocoa powder just before you serve.

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28th Apr, 2010
Easy to make and simply delicious. Made this all in one dish instead of separate glasses and served more than 4 people.
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