Zia Maria’s Tiramisu

Zia Maria’s Tiramisu



In a saucepan on medium heat, whisk egg yolks and sugar until well blended. Stirring constantly, whisk in milk and cook until mixture boils. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and allow to cool for approximately 5 minutes. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for 1 hour.

In a medium bowl, beat heavy cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form.

Whisk mascarpone cheese into egg yolk mixture until smooth.

In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum. Drizzle mixture over ladyfingers.

Arrange ladyfingers in bottom of 7 x 11” baking dish. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then spread half of whipped cream on top. Repeat layers, then sprinkle with cocoa. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. Enjoy!

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