Tiramisu meaning “pick me up” or “lift me up” is a popular Italian coffee-flavoured dessert. It is made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese and flavoured with sifted cocoa powder.


3 eggs

75 g sugar

250 g mascarpone cheese

200 g ladyfingers

250 ml coffee

Cocoa powder

Pinch of salt

How to make:

Separate eggs and add yolks and sugar in a bowl and mix until well incorporated.

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Add the mascarpone cheese to the egg yolk mixture.


Whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks. Add this to the egg yolk mixture as well.

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Dip the ladyfingers in the coffee on both sides. Don’t leave them in too long.


Into a deep baking dish or a plate with a cake ring around it, add a layer of the cream mixture and add the ladyfingers.

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Cover with cream mixture and add a layer of sifted cocoa powder. Repeat until you use up all the ingredients.


Let cool in the fridge for a couple of hours to set. Serve and enjoy!

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