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Tiramisu Bites

May 13, 2020
Photo by Saboush
Author Notes

If you are addicted to coffee and sweets like me, this delicious bitesize sweet treat offers the best of both worlds and it is incredibly easy to make. It is inspired by the traditional tiramisu recipe but there are no layers and all the ingredients are mixed together. I have substituted the marsala wine with fig syrup by simply soaking chopped dried figs in hot water. Prunes are also a good alternative for Marsala wine.
Tip: I use an ice cream scoop with a trigger-serve handle to achieve nicely shaped domes.

Saboush

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Makes 12 domes
Ingredients
  • 200 grams Savioardi ( Ladyfingers) bsicuits, finely ground
  • 100 milliliters cooled espresso/americano coffee
  • 30 milliliters fig/prune syrup/marsala wine
  • 250 grams mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder, for topping
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Pour the coffee over the ground biscuit, mix it well with a spoon to make sure that all the biscuit is soaked in coffee. Cool in the fridge for 15-20 minutes
  2. Mix the mascarpone cheese, fig syrup, icing sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl with a mixer in medium speed for 1-2 minutes to achieve a smooth creamy mix.
  3. Add in the coffee-soaked biscuits into the mascarpone cheese mix gradually whilst mixing at a low speed until a thick, mouldable and smooth mixture is achieved.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop OR two spoons, form domes or balls. Line them on a large serving plate and sprinkle the cocoa powder all over them to fully cover.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours before enjoying them.

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