Tiramisu With Homemade Mascarpone
|For homemade mascarpone|
|Light cream cheese||24 Ounce, softened (3 Packages Of 8 Ounce Each)|
|Heavy cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sour cream||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Marsala wine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Instant espresso powder||5 Teaspoon|
|Ladyfingers||9 Ounce (3 Packages Of 3 Ounce Each)|
|Cocoa powder||3 Tablespoon (For Garnish)|
|Fresh strawberries/Mint leaves / both||5 (For Garnish)|
For the homemade mascarpone.
Place the cream cheese, heavy cream, and sour cream in a food processor and process until smooth.
(Or you can beat the ingredients together with an electric mixer until well blended.) For the tiramisu.
In a food processor, process the mascarpone with 1 cup of the powdered sugar and the wine until blended.
Add the cream and process until blended.
(Or you can use an electric mixer to combine ingredients.) Set aside.
In a small saucepan over high heat, combine the water, remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and espresso powder.
Bring to a boil, then remove from the heat.
Cool 5 minutes.
In the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish or decorated shallow casserole dish, arrange a single layer of ladyfingers.
Brush with some of the espresso syrup.
Spread a third of the mascarpone mixture over.
Repeat layers twice, ending with the mascarpone.
Cover and refrigerate until firm.
To serve, sift cocoa lightly over the top and spoon into serving dishes.
Garnish each serving with a whole strawberry and mint leaves, if desired.
Will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
For individual tiramisus.
For eight or nine individual servings, use two 3-ounce packages ladyfingers.
Prepare mascarpone mixture and espresso syrup as directed.
Arrange eight or nine long-stemmed dessert goblets on a tray for ease in handling.
Place 3 ladyfingers in the bottom of each goblet.
Brush with the espresso syrup.
Fill hall of each goblet with mascarpone and top with a second layer of ladyfingers.
Brush the ladyfingers with syrup, then spoon the remaining cheese mixture over.
Cover the goblets and place the tray in the refrigerator until the tiramisu is firm.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3032 Calories from Fat 1224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 140 g214.8%
Saturated Fat 86 g430.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 532.6 mg177.5%
Sodium 5057.2 mg210.7%
Total Carbohydrates 326 g108.7%
Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.7%
Sugars 233 g
Protein 131 g262.7%
Vitamin A 123.5% Vitamin C 152.7%
Calcium 297.2% Iron 62.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet