Coconut Tiramisu

Total Time:
8 hr 25 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
8 hr

Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces Neufchatel or fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • One 4-ounce container mascarpone cheese
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded toasted coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
  • 2 dozen ladyfingers
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped with 1 tablespoon sugar until stiff
Directions
  • Beat together the cheeses in a large bowl with a hand mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add the granulated sugar, rum and brown sugar and continue beating on medium speed until combined. Fold in 1 cup of the coconut, the pecans, melted chocolate and vanilla.

  • Spray a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray and then line it with ladyfingers . Alternate layers of the chocolate mixture with the remaining ladyfingers, using an offset spatula or butter knife sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Chill overnight.

  • Remove from the pan and decorate with whipped cream . Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup coconut over the whipped cream and lightly grate chocolate over the top to decorate.


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