Tiramisu Parfaits

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • Tiramisu Filling:
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 10 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sweet Marsala
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Coffee Syrup:
  • 1/4 cup instant espresso powder
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coffee extract
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sweet Marsala
  • Vanilla extract
  • 6 Italian lady fingers
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Chocolate shavings
Directions

To make the tiramisu filling: In the bowl of a tabletop mixer, with whip attachment, beat cream and sugar until fluffy and soft peaks form. Reserve 1 cup and refrigerate to use later as garnish. Add cheese to remaining cream on low speed, gradually increasing to high speed for 30 seconds or until thoroughly incorporated. Whisk yolk in bowl over pot of simmering water until warm and pale yellow in color. Add the Marsala and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble.

To make the coffee syrup: In a medium sauce pot combine all ingredients except Marsala and

vanilla. Reduce syrup to 1 cup. Let cool. Add Marsala and vanilla, to taste.

To assemble: Break the ladyfingers in half and dip into coffee syrup. Count 5 seconds and remove from liquid to drain on baking tray. Repeat until all cookies have been dipped. Place 2 pieces of soaked ladyfingers into sides of 2-ounce Sherry glasses. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of syrup over ladyfingers and let absorb. Spoon tiramisu cream filling into each glass. Sprinkle tops with cocoa powder. Garnish with dollops of whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Serve immediately.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.


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