Tiramisu II


  • 6egg yolks
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 1 ¼ cups heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup strong brewed coffee, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages ladyfinger cookies
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended.Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils.Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.Cover tightly and chill in refrigerator 1 hour.


  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form.

  • Step 3

    Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.

  • Step 4

    In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum.Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.

  • Step 5

    Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of a 7×11 inch dish.Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that.Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa.Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, until set.

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