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Strawberry tiramisu recipe

Strawberry tiramisu recipe

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This recipe takes the classic Italian dessert to new heights by infusing it with the sweet flavours of fresh strawberries. It's the perfect treat to indulge in on a special occasion or whenever you're in need of a sweet escape. See method

  • Serves 14
  • Takes 40 mins plus setting
  • 364 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 650g strawberries
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 2 x 300ml pots whipping cream
  • 4 tbsp coffee liqueur
  • 200g sponge fingers
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • mint leaves, optional

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1510kj
    364kcal
    18%
  • Fat

    25g 36%
  • Saturates

    16g 79%
  • Sugars

    25g 28%
  • Salt

    0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 28.9g Protein 3.2g Fibre 2.1g

Method

  1. Put 150g hulled and finely chopped strawberries, 50g caster sugar, 75ml water and the juice of 1 lemon (reserve the zest) in a saucepan. Simmer for 3-4 mins until starting to soften. Transfer to a blender and blitz to a purée. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  2. Meanwhile, beat 250g mascarpone in a bowl to loosen. Add 2 x 300ml pots whipping cream, 100g caster sugar and 4 tbsp coffee liqueur. Whisk to soft peaks. Hull and finely slice 500g strawberries; set aside.
  3. Dip 100g sponge fingers into the strawberry coulis for 15 secs each side, then arrange in an even layer in a deep 20 x 25cm dish. Top with half the cream, then dust with ½ tbsp cocoa powder and top with half the strawberries.
  4. Repeat with another 100g soaked sponge fingers, the remaining cream, another ½ tbsp cocoa powder and the remaining strawberries. Top with the lemon zest and a few mint leaves, if you like. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs before serving. Will keep for up to 4 days in the fridge.
 

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