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DharMag February 2016 How to prepare the boozy Tiramisù with Cognac, Cointreau and dark chocolate shavings

Alcoholic Tiramisù recipe with Cognac Cointreau and dark chocolate shavings, Ita Saint Valentine’s Day is coming, so we decided to give you a recipe to share with your better half: Tiramisù.

But this is not the classic, traditional Tiramisù, no, this is special, and hide a hot, pulsing alcoholic heart that will make your Valentine’s dinner explosive.

If we want to see it as an aphrodisiac dessert, fine, why not.

The two spirits chosen to flavor this Tiramisù are Cointreau (or Aurum) and Cognac. Cointreau with its aromatic, rich and zesty flavors is perfect to cut the fattiness of the Mascarpone cheese, adding amazing nuances that recall orange’s delicious freshness.

Cognac instead will be mixed with coffee giving it some alcoholic thickness, amplifying its toasty aromas with sweet and spicy notes.

The recipe is not difficult, but you have to make it in advance to let it rest in the refrigerator. So, are you ready to prepare the perfect, boozy Tiramisù for Valentine’s Day?

Ingredients for a perfect, boozy Tiramisù

For a couple in love

  • 250 grams of Mascarpone cheese
  • 3 cups of espresso or mocha 1
  • 4 cl
  • 8 ladyfingers (savoiardi)
  • 60 grams of sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 4 cl Cointreau or Aurum
  • Cocoa for dusting

How to prepare a super delicious, alcoholic tiramisu

Separate the yolks from the whites.

In a bowl beat the egg yolks with sugar for 3-4 minutes.

Add the Mascarpone cheese gradually, season with Cointreau and mix well.

Prepare the coffee, put it in a bowl and add the cognac, mixing gently.

Soak the ladyfingers, being careful not to soak too much, otherwise they become mushy.

Put a layer of ladyfingers in a cup or a bowl, cover with a Mascarpone avalanche, then put a few more ladyfingers, one more layer of Mascarpone and level with a spatula equalized.

Cognac alcoholic Tiramisù with chocolate mascarpone dessert for Valentine's Day Sprinkle some cocoa powder and, if you want (why wouldn’t you want to?), a few dark chocolate shavings are very welcome.

Boozy recipes, Tiramisù with mascarpone eggs sugar cognac chocolate & Cointreau If you want to, and if you have time to bake it, you can also prepare the Tiramisù with the sponge cake instead of ladyfingers. A lovely, fatty brick…

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