People who know me well, know I'm not much of a sweet-tooth. I rarely eat sweets and I rarely make them. As a matter of fact, I don't like making sweets, however, very much to my convenience I do make sweets that I like to eat and I make them good.
Tiramisu is one of those desserts I like, because it is not excessively sweet, it has the strong coffee note and Amaretto, so I'm pretty much happy with this dessert.
A month or so ago, my boss sent me via email a picture he had seen online of a strawberry tiramisu, and asked if I could duplicate it, so I did. I added the blueberries just to give it a floral note, and because the strawberries seemed so lonely…
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- Make the coffee and leave to cool completely, at least 2 hours prior. Add to the coffee the amaretto and keep refrigerated.
- In a bowl: add the sugar and the eggs yolks, mix until the sugar has dissolved and the eggs start to look pale white (off-white colour), then add the mascarpone and vanilla, folding consistently but delicately. Keep in the fridge.
- In another bowl: beat egg whites until soft white picks and then add it to the mascarpone mixture, folding softly. Keep in the fridge.