Tiramisu with Nutella

A traditional tiramisu recipe layered with a chocolate-hazelnut Nutella cream is a delicious take on the classic dessert.

Tiramisu with Nutella

Tiramisu is not something I am too familiar with, so I created a delicious recipe to get acquainted with it. So many recipes call for raw eggs. Tiramisu is just one of the many examples and Italians have been serving this up since forever.

I know there are many recipes for eggless, or cooked egg tiramisu out there but I like trying things in the traditional way and that includes raw eggs sometimes. If you also have concerns about eggs I get that. I’d always recommend buying your eggs fresh and locally from a trusted source, storing them safely, and washing before you use.

Tiramisu with Nutella

This is a really awesome and pretty easy dessert that I hope you want to try after all of my babble. I added Nutella because that’s me, I tend to want to add everything. I made it in glasses because I don’t have pretty dish at this moment but you can do it either way. You just need to make it!

Tiramisu with Nutella
 
A traditional tiramisu recipe layered with a chocolate-hazelnut cream is a delicious take on the classic dessert.
Author:
Recipe Type: Dolci, Dessert
Cuisine: Italian Inspired
Serves: about 6 to 8 servings with extra lady fingers
Ingredients
Tiramisu
  • 12 - 18 ladyfingers, packaged or recipe follows
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese *see note
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup Nutella
  • ½ cup strong black coffee
  • 2 tablespoons Kahlúa
  • cocoa powder for dusting tops
Lady Finger Cookies:
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup flour
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • butter or oil for pans
Instructions
Lady Fingers
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 C) then line 2 baking trays with parchment and grease with butter or oil. Place egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer with whisk attachment and beat until soft peaks form, Slowly add in 2 tablespoons of sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  2. Scrape whites into a separate medium bowl and add yolks and ⅔ cup sugar to mixer bowl. Beat until light in color and frothy. Add extracts, salt, and baking powder and mix well.
  3. Fold in egg white mixture with a rubber spatula until mostly mixed, then sift in flour and continue folds until evenly combined.
  4. Fit a piping bag with a ½ inch round tip and fill with mixture. Pipe into 4½ inch lady fingers, about ½ inch apart on trays. Dust with powdered sugar and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned on the outside. Remove and cool.
Tiramisu:
  1. Combine yolks and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer (no need to wash after lady fingers) and beat until light in color. Add mascarpone, salt, and vanilla and beat until smooth. You should have about 3 cups, so take 1½ cups out and add nutella to the remaining mix and beat until creamy smooth.
  2. You can make this in a trifle dish, 13x9 pan, or individual glasses. Mix coffee and Kahlúa in a small bowl and dip lady fingers as you add them. Layer coffee dipped lady fingers, then white cream, then nutella cream, then a dusting of cocoa and repeat layers until dish or glasses are full.
Notes
If you can't find macarpone you can replace it with: ⅔ cup softened cream cheese, ⅓ cup heavy whipping cream, and 2 tablespoons sour cream, beaten together until smooth

 

Tori Cooper

Tori Cooper

Tori is a food blogger with a passion for what she does. She shares all her recipes, photography, and bits about her life living in Patagnia Chile on her blog, Gringalicious.

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