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Tiramisu, Traditional Recipe

This delicious Italian dessert is a pleasure that we can all give ourselves, since you do not need an oven to prepare it. There are hundreds of recipes but today we bring you the traditional one.

Hello everyone, today we prepare a spectacular tiramisu. Although it is really easy to make, you must wait to be able to eat it, so its preparation time is 20 minutes, but you should let it cool for at least 6 hours .. (We did not hold that long and the first piece came undone .. but the taste was great!)


5 medium eggs

625g Mascarpone cheese

130g white sugar

2 tsp vanilla essence

1 splash of whipping cream

Ladyfinger Biscuits (depends on the size of your mold and the biscuits)

2 or 3 tablespoons of coffee

2 or 3 tablespoons of Amaretto or Almond or coffee liqueur

This recipe is intended for 6 people. So if you want to make more quantity, multiply the ingredients and everything will be fine!


Start by making a well-loaded coffee, add 2 tablespoons of sugar. If you want to add some liquor to your tiramisu, now is the time, add 2 or 3 tablespoons of coffee liquor or Amaretto to the coffee and let it cool in the fridge for later use. (If you want to share this dessert with your children, do not add liquor, the flavor will still be spectacular)

Then, separate the whites from the yolks of the eggs and add half the sugar to the yolks and the other half to the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff (when the whites form firm peaks) and set aside.

At that time, beat the yolks until their color lightens and double their size, add the vanilla essence and the splash of whipping cream. Keep beating and now add all the mascarpone cheese. Beat very well until a homogeneous mixture is formed.

Afterward, incorporate the whipped whites little by little with enveloping movements. This helps us conserve the air that the whites have and makes our tiramisu lighter and its texture much more silky.

Now it is time to build the dessert. To do this, start by soaking the biscuits one by one in the cold coffee and place them in the bottom of a mold to form the first layer.

Be careful, they must be wet enough to feel the delicious taste of coffee, but they shouldn't be super soaked so that they break while you take them to the mold. We counted for about 4 seconds with them fully submerged, then we took them out and let the excess coffee drain and then take them to the mold.

Now add half of the delicious cream and take it to all corners of the mold, covering the first layer of biscuits very well. Then gently place another layer of biscuits soaked in coffee, taking care not to press them too far down so that they do not unite with the first layer (they should remain "floating"). Add the rest of the cream, again covering the previous layer of biscuits well. Finally, decorate with cocoa powder.

We put cocoa powder in one half, and in the other we put milo, because our children love it!

Now the worst moment .. the wait. Put your dessert in the fridge for 5 to 6 hours and then prepare to enjoy .. you will not be able to stop eating !!

We could not wait and that is why in the video you will see that the tiramisu was a little liquid ... but the desire was greater! However, we let the rest of the dessert rest for 6 hours and it was perfect, with all the layers intact!

As we always say:

If your plate doesn't look like our image, don't worry! Maybe it's because you did wait 6 hours of cooling hahaha

If you don't have any of the ingredients on the list or don't like something, don't hesitate to replace it. For example, cocoa powder per milo, or another type of sweet chocolate.

This recipe is only a guide, and you can adapt it to your tastes. So do not stop making it, you will be surprised how delicious it is!

Remember: "Practice makes perfect"

You can see how we did it in this video and don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel Arditos Kitchen:

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