Tiramisu is Italian and means “take me”. This glow, eyes rolling, tasting pimple has become a traditional wedding anniversary dessert I prepared for myself and my 17 year old husband. You could call it a fun dessert with men! This is my simple version of the classic with no raw eggs and layers of fresh strawberries and amazing mashed potatoes. This is a delicacy! It is designed for two very large servings.
- 1 pint of fresh strawberries
- cup of powdered sugar
- 1 cup mascarpone cheese
- a glass of cream
- 2 tablespoons of coffee drink
- 18 ladybugs
- A glass of cold espresso
- teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
Checklist with instructions
Cut off the top of the strawberry and cut the fruit into slices. Save 2 large whole fruits for garnish.
In a blender, add 2 cups of strawberries and 2 tablespoons of confectionery sugar; puree and set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup sugar, and liqueur; Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes until thickened.
Place 6 incense burners on a serving plate and brush each with about 1 teaspoon cold espresso. Spread or toss 1/2 of the cheese mixture on the ladybugs and cover with half the chopped strawberries.
Repeat with the next 6 ladybugs, espresso, remaining cheese mixture and chopped strawberries; above with 6 other ladybugs.
In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup heavy cream with 2 tablespoons sugar; Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until whipped, about 1 minute. Spread the cream evenly on the top layer of the ladybug.
Sprinkle cocoa over whipped cream and garnish with 2 pickled strawberries. Spread the strawberry puree on two serving plates. Tiramisu and puree halved.
Per serving: 638 calories; 10.5 grams of protein; Carbohydrates 55.6 g; Fat 41.9 g; Cholesterol 220.2 mg; Sodium 118.4 mg. Complete nutrition
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