The ultimate makeover: Tiramisu

Angela Nilsen lightens a classic high-fat Italian dessert without compromising on the rich indulgence factor

To serve, turn out onto a serving plate and carefully peel off the cling film. Dust the top with cocoa and scatter with raspberries, if using. Slice and serve the same day.

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cooking time: 10 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 250ml strong hot coffee, preferably using freshly ground
  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp marsala
  • 18 sponge finger (boudoir biscuits), preferably Savoiardi
  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 medium egg Egg eggThe ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
  • ½ vanilla pod, split lengthways
  • 85g half-fat crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp marsala
  • 140g light mascarpone
  • 100g light soft cheese
  • ½ tsp cocoa powder, to finish
  • raspberry Raspberry ras-beh-reeA member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many… , to finish (optional)

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