How to Make Tiramisu

TiramisuPhoto by Chinh Le Duc

Recipe For Tiramisu:

Serving 6

30 minutes preparation including chilling


  • 250g tub mascarpone
  • 500ml pot double cream
  • 300ml strong coffee  (made with 2tbsp coffee granules and 300ml of boiling water)
  • 175g / a pack of sponge fingers
  • 25g chunk dark chocolate
  • 75ml Marsala
  • 5tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  1. Mix the cream, marsala, mascarpone, and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Whisk the cream and mascarpone until it has completely combined and has the consistency of thickly whipped cream.
  3. Once ready. Put the coffee in a shallow dish and dip in a few sponge fingers at a time, turning for a few secs until they are nicely soaked (but not soggy).
  4.  After you have used half of the biscuits by layering these into your dish, spread over half of the creamy mixture
  5. Using the coarse side of the grater, grate over most of the chocolate. then repeat the layers, finishing with the creamy layer.
  6. Cover and chill for a few hours or overnight.
*This can now be kept in the fridge for up to 2 days.
-To serve, dust with cocoa powder or grate over the remainder of the chocolate.

Did you know? Tiramisu in Italian means “pick me up”.

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