Prep Time 15 mins   Cook Time 20 mins   Total Time 35 mins

Italian Chocolate Pastry Cream Tiramisu, an easy Italian Dessert recipe, made with lady fingers, chocolate and cream. Delicate & Delicious.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5 -6 servings
Calories: 680 kcal

Ingredients:

ITALIAN PASTRY CREAM
1/2 cup Mascarpone 125 grams

FOR THE CLASSIC CHOCOLATE TIRAMISU
16 -24 lady fingers (more or less)
1/4-1/2 cup coffee or chocolate milk
chocolate shavings for decorating

FOR CHOCOLATE TIRAMISU PARFAIT
10 lady fingers (more or less)
1/4 cup coffee or chocolate milk
2-3 cups cream whipped
chocolate shavings for decorating

Instructions:

FOR CLASSIC CHOCOLATE TIRAMISU
Make Italian Chocolate Pastry Cream early in the morning and let sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Remove from fridge and gently fold in a little Mascarpone at a time to the Pastry Cream, if too thick add a small amount of fresh cream.

In an 8×6 inch baking dish (21×16 centimeter) place lady fingers in a single row, drizzle with coffee or chocolate milk (as much as desired, but don’t add too much or it will be too soggy). Top with pastry cream (1/3 – 1/2 depending if you want 2 or 3 layers) continue with another layer or 2. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or even better over night. Top with chocolate shavings before serving.

FOR CHOCOLATE TIRAMISU PARFAIT
Make Italian Chocolate Pastry Cream in the morning or early afternoon, and let sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Remove from fridge and gently fold in a little Mascarpone at a time to the Pastry Cream, if too thick add a small amount of fresh cream.

Use 5 medium sized glasses, on the bottom start with pastry cream, then a lady finger cookie (broken in half),drizzle with coffee or chocolate milk,add a little whipped cream, a lady finger cookie (halved), drizzle of coffee or chocolate milk, chocolate pastry cream, some whipped cream. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings before serving.

Enjoy!

Source: anitalianinmykitchen.com

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May 3, 2017