Classic Tiramisu

A classic Italian dessert , this dish melts in the mouth and is super easy to make! Another lesson learnt in Tuscany… [Shails]

For 4 people (4 ramekins)


  • 2 Fresh Eggs
  • 10 Sponge Fingers (Savoiardi Biscuits)
  • 1/2 cup Strong Black Coffee
  • 250g Mascarpone Cheese
  • 40g Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Rum/Brandy (optional)
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Salt


  • Add a drop of Vanilla and Brandy/Rum to the Coffee.
  • Separate eggs and add a pinch of salt to the egg whites. Beat the egg whites using a electric beater.
  • Add 1/3 sugar to the egg whites and beat until stiff.
  • Add 2/3 sugar to the yolks and whisk until a lighter yellow.
  • Add the mascarpone to the yolks and whisk.
  • Fold in the egg whites to the yolks, one spatula at a time.
  • In each Ramekin, layer biscuits dipped in coffee (2-3seconds dipping), egg mixture and a sprinkle of Cocoa. Repeat the layering.
  • Let these stand in the fridge for at least 20 minutes and up to 24 hours. For a frozen treat, put them in the freezer for Tiramisu ice-cream!



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