February 15, 2014

Tiramisu ala Chemist Dad

Tiramisu ala Chemist Dad
At first I thought that Tiramisu is a Japanese dessert only to find out that it was originated in Italy.

Tiramisu (from Italian, spelled tiramisù, [tiɾamiˈsu], meaning "pick me up" or "lift me up") is a popular coffee-flavoured Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers (Italian: Savoiardi, [savoˈjardi]) dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks, egg whites, sugar and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa. The recipe has been adapted into many varieties of cakes and other desserts. (Source: Wikipedia )

Glad to share my own version.

Ingredients: Graham crackers, all-purpose cream, soft cheese, coffee, cocoa powder

You will need:
1 pack Graham’s Honey Crackers
250 ml all-purpose cream, chilled overnight
120 grams soft cheese (I used Milkana Brand)
¼ cup condensed milk
Cocoa powder unsweetened
Strong Coffee solution (2tbsp of instant coffee dissolved in 1 cup of water)

Here’s how to do it:
For the filling: Whisk all-purpose cream until it doubles its volume. Add condensed milk and soft cheese. Make sure to be blended thoroughly. Set aside

Dip Graham Hney Crackers in coffee solution and lay on your mold. Spread 1/3 of the prepared filling then sift with cocoa powder. Repeat two more times. Chill before serving.

Finished Product

You can add rum on coffee solution and the filling.
You can also use chocolate Graham's Crackers for more chocolatey tiramisu
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  1. looks very easy to do and less complex too! graham biscuit is really a life saver. it makes any refrigerated cake fun to do!

  2. hmm.. nice ha, parang mango float lang? Masubukan nga.

  3. This is interesting Daddy Allan! I've not used soft cheese before. I want to try this. Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. I've been wanting to know how to make a tiramisu. I wanted to ask my niece about this. But then here's your post. Thanks Maye and Allan. I just need to gather my ingredients.

  5. This made my mouth water! I would like some dessert right now, even if it's 10:54 in the morning. Haha!

  6. Now, I'm craving for a tiramisu! Looks like your recipe is so easy to do. Will try to do it one of these days. ;)

  7. interesting version of tiramisu ha.by the way, I havent tried milkana yet. How much does it cost? I buy laughing cow cheese and it looks like that

    1. I was looking for laughing cow too but it is not available in Savemore that time. 70+ yata price nya. But I prefer using laughing cow too.

  8. Naku, how sinful! But it seems really easy ha. On one of my cheat days, I might just try this - and eat just one slice and give the rest to Yuri haha

  9. Thanks for sharing! I've never made Tiramisu before but I've always wanted to try. :) This looks easy enough to do.

  10. That looks delicious and easy to make, maybe I'll try sometime.

  11. Would love to try this recipe! I love tiramisu!
    Greetings from Abu Dhabi!

  12. Wow an easy to make version of Tiramisu. Parang gusto kong i-try. I remember making Tiramisu as my first part time work as Research assistant a long time ago. It was delicious because we used mascarpone cheese.