Tiramisu – chocolate cups – a great dessert for your Valentine

    Tiramisu – chocolate cups

Good evening great foodie friends,

This weekend I happened upon some great luck receiving some very artistic fun chocolate cups from a great Master Pastry Chef friend of mine!


Hmmmm, what to make?!

Tiramisu treats!

A very simple yet delectable treat for your friends and family!

What you need
6 eggs
6 tablespoons of organic sugar
1 full cup top quality Espresso
1 tablespoon (or so) of 70 % dark chocolate
1 tablespoon valrhona cocoa or equal quality.
2 tablespoons kalhua
1 tablespoon brandy
250 grams or 8.8 oz of Mascarpone cheese
200 Grams of Lady finger cookies


What to do?:
*Make the espresso and put in a bowl and set aside to cool.
*Pull mascarpone from the fridge and let sit
*Separate egg whites from the yolks and place in separate bowls
*Add the sugar to the egg yolks and blend until creamy smooth
*Now beat the egg whites until stiff and firm.
*Now fold the mascarpone cheese into the egg and sugar mixture until smoothly blended.
*Add the egg whites to the egg and mascarpone mixture and gently fold together until smooth and creamy.
*Now add the liquor to the coffee and gently soak the lady fingers 1 at a time until soaked but not mushy.
*Break the cookies in half and place gently in the Chocolate cup.
*Add the egg and cheese mixture to cover the cookie. Grate a little chocolate on that layer.
*Now add another 1/2 cookie on top of the mixture and top again with the egg/cheese mixture until the cookie is covered.
*Grate some chocolate to finish on top and sprinkle with the pure cocoa.

*Now cover gently and set in the fridge for a minimum of 2 hours or for best results and blending of the flavors overnight.


When you are ready to serve, plate individually and finish with your favorite garnish. A small dab of whip cream and some fresh berries or some raspberry coulis is nice.


You Gotta Try This!

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Husband, father, coach, volunteer, foodie, amateur chef....love of food from the soul, true flavors that come from heart and soul, Love all things Italian, love to travel to new places as well a familiar spots....dare to dream, experiment and expand your palate and embrace how food from the soul connects friends, family and new aquaintences. share ideas and wanderlust travel experiences with my blog...let me know if there is something that you want me to blog on or write about....Enjoy every moment of everyday. Follow me on Twitter @BCfoodieblogger and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/BC-Foodie-Blogger-Westcoast-Foodie-Blogger

Posted on October 13, 2012, in expand your cultural taste buds, Great flavors, special extra treat and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Wow! Great new way to serve a perennial favorite.. Can’t wait to try it! My wife says “me first!”


  2. Hmmm using the chocolate cups is a great idea – I have done it with Phyllo and it works well also


  3. These are gorgeous. I love the recipe and the cups are beautiful!!


    • Thank you so much… I appreciate your kind feedback. I have to agree it is a wonderful and traditional Italian dessert and I have had great comments from my Italian in laws so know that it is a genuine rendition of a great dessert! Loved your too! I would be very interested in you writing a guest blog post for my site if you are game.


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