Tiramisu Best Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 cup whipping (heavy) cream
  • 1 package (3 ounces) ladyfingers, (12 ladyfingers)
  • 1/2 cup cold prepared espresso or strong coffee
  • 2 teaspoons baking cocoa

Instructions

1 _ Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in rum on low speed; set aside.

2 _ Beat whipping cream in chilled small bowl on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into cream cheese mixture.

3 _ Split ladyfingers horizontally in half. Arrange half of the ladyfingers, cut sides up, on bottom of ungreased square pan, 8x8x2 inches, or round pan, 9x1 1/2 inches. Drizzle 1/4 cup of the espresso over ladyfingers. Spread half of the cream cheese mixture over ladyfingers.


4 _ Arrange remaining ladyfingers, cut sides up, on cream cheese mixture. Drizzle with remaining 1/4 cup espresso. Spread with remaining cream cheese mixture.

5 _ Sift or sprinkle cocoa over top. Cover and refrigerate about 4 hours or until filling is firm. Store covered in refrigerator.

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