Thursday, June 6, 2013

Recipe for Tiramisu cake

5 large eggs 1 cup black coffee
1 3/8 cup superfine sugar 4 tablespoons brandy
1 cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
2 cups mascarpone cream cheese 1 ¼ cup whipping cream lightly whipped
5 drops of vanilla extract chocolate dust for decoration

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
Grease and arrange 2 (13 X 9 inches) jelly roll pans with parchment paper
Mix eggs and ¾ cup sugar and Whisk for 5 minutes until Pale, thick and creamy.
Sift the flour and add 2 tablespoons of hot water.
Fold in with a spatula and divide the batter between 2 pans
Bake for 20 minutes until golden and firm. Let it cool for about 10 minutes.
Grease an 8 inch round spring form cake pan.
Mix the cheese, vanilla and remaining sugar. Cover it and refrigerate it.
Mix the coffee and brandy and set it aside
Using the cake pan as a stencil, cut out 1 whole circle and 2 half circles from each sponge
Place the full circle sponge in the bottom of the pan.
Spread 1/3 of the coffee and brandy mixture on it.
Spread ½ of the cheese mixture also on it.
Place the 2 half circle on top and spread the ½ of the balance coffee and the remaining cheese mixture on it.
Top with the remaining sponge circle and spread over the remaining coffee.
Cover and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
Remove from the pan.
Dust with cocoa and decorate with whipped cream and chocolate dust.

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