Classic Tiramisu with a Twist ☕

Classic Tiramisu with a Twist

Classic Tiramisu with a Twist is a delightful fusion of the traditional Italian dessert and innovative flavors, perfect for indulging your taste buds in a unique culinary experience. Picture this: layers of delicate coffee-soaked ladyfingers, nestled between rich and velvety mascarpone cheese, all dusted with a generous sprinkle of cocoa powder. But what sets this dessert apart is the unexpected twist – a hint of fragrant orange zest and a splash of Amaretto liqueur, adding a tantalizing depth of flavor that will leave you craving for more.


  • Ladyfingers
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Espresso coffee, brewed and cooled
  • Cocoa powder
  • Orange zest
  • Amaretto liqueur
  • Powdered sugar
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla extract


  1. Start by brewing a strong cup of espresso coffee and let it cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, powdered sugar, and a splash of Amaretto liqueur. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  3. In another bowl, whip heavy cream and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture, creating a luscious filling.
  5. Dip ladyfingers into the cooled espresso and layer them at the bottom of a serving dish.
  6. Spread a layer of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers, then sprinkle with a bit of cocoa powder and a pinch of orange zest.
  7. Repeat the layers until you fill the dish, finishing with a dusting of cocoa powder and a flourish of orange zest on top.
  8. Refrigerate the tiramisu for at least a few hours or overnight to let the flavors meld together.
  9. Serve chilled and enjoy this delectable Classic Tiramisu with a Twist!

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Classic Tiramisu with a Twist combines the timeless charm of traditional tiramisu with a burst of citrusy orange zest and the warmth of Amaretto liqueur, creating a dessert that is both comforting and intriguing.

Nutritional information: Calories – 320, Fat – 22g, Carbohydrates – 25g, Protein – 5g

Classic Tiramisu with a Twist is not just a dessert; it’s a culinary journey that elevates your taste experience. So, why wait? Delight your senses with this heavenly creation and let its flavors transport you to the enchanting streets of Italy.

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