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Ask Chef Tony - Classic Italian Tiramisu Recipe, Easy, As Taught By An Italian! Episode 13

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Tiramisu is a traditional Italian after dinner sweet. Did you know, according to most accounts, it was invented in a brothel? Despite it's sordid past, it's well loved around the world, and not so difficult to make. Chef Tony will walk you through it in this episode and tell you a little about it on the way. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Egg white 5
  Egg yolk 5
  Mascarpone cheese 500 Gram
  Sugar 120 Gram
  Savoiardi lady fingers 40 Medium
  Bitter cocoa 1⁄4 Tablespoon
  Bailey's 6 Fluid Ounce
  Chocolate 1 Medium, shaved (can use white chocolate too)
  Espresso coffee 3 Cup (48 tbs) (add in 2 tablespoon of sugar to it)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium container pour in the espresso coffee and add in baileys. Mix well and place in refrigerator.
2. Meanwhile in a mixing bowl add in the egg whites and mix with stand mixer, until peak is formed.
3. In another mixing bowl add in egg yolk and sugar. Mix with hand mixer until everything incorporated.
4. Add in mascarpone to the egg yolk mixer and mix on slow, scarping the bowl in between.
5. Add in the egg white in small batches to the mixture and fold gently.
6. In a casserole dish spread layer of egg mixture.
7. Dip lady fingers into the espresso for 10 seconds and make a layer over the egg mixture. Repeat the layer until all the ingredients is used.
8. Sprinkle the bitter cocoa over the final layer as shown in the video. Top with chocolate curls. Refrigerate for 60 minutes.

SERVING
9. Serve Tiramisu for dessert and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Assembled
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Mascarpone Cheese
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
12
Story
Did you know that by popular account, tiramisu was invented in a brothel? There are many versions and ways that people around the world make this famous Italian dessert. Some are shortcuts, but Chef Tony, a proponent of Italian traditions, would never take a shortcut, and here he shows you the traditional way to make it; and when you taste it, you will see why it's worth doing the traditional way - you won't believe how good the authentic version tastes. Give it a try.

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