Coffee Dessert Recipes

Classic Tiramisu


Coffee doesn’t just taste great in your morning Americano, Caffe Latte or Cappuccino, it’s superb used in cooking too, especially desserts. This post provides you with a great recipe to create the Italian classic Tiramisu. Simply use your rijo42 commercial coffee machine to create the ultimate espresso base for this much loved dessert. If making this recipe at home, your rijo42 Uno home coffee machine will also create the perfect espresso for this recipe.

Classic Tiramisu (Serves 6-8)

4tbsp Tia Maria, brandy or Marsala
150ml rijo42 espresso coffee cooled
2 eggs, separated
3tbsp caster sugar
250g mascarpone cheese
150ml double cream
Grated dark chocolate or cocoa powder for dusting
3/4-1 packet of Savoiardi biscuits

Beat together the egg yolks and caster sugar until thick and pale using an electric hand whisk. Beat the mascarpone cheese until it is smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk the cream then fold into the mascarpone mixture. Whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Using a metal spoon, gently fold into the creamy mascarpone mixture.

Pour the espresso coffee and chosen liqueur into a bowl. Submerge each biscuit into the coffee liqueur for a few seconds, to soak up some of the liquid. Place the biscuits the base of 6-8 glasses.

Cover with a layer of creamy mascarpone. Repeat the process by adding another layer of biscuits topped with another layer of the mascarpone mixture. Top with grated chocolate or dust with cocoa powder. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

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