How to Make Tiramisu Coffee

Lovers of tiramisu will enjoy this quick and easy version of the tiramisu in drink form. This spiced up coffee is a pure treat for two.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur
  • 1 cup freshly brewed filtered coffee
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cream
  • 2 tablespoons cream, thickened variety
  • 1/2 teaspoon quality drinking chocolate
  • 2 sponge fingers

Steps

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    Mix the mascarpone and thickened cream together gently.
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    Pour 1.5 tablespoons of the liqueur into each glass.
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    Add the hot coffee to each glass.
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    Spoon the mascarpone and cream mixture into each glass. Don't worry - while some of it will sink a little, it will mostly float at the the top of the coffee.
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    Sprinkle hot chocolate over the top of the cream mixture.
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    Serve. To add to the authenticity, serve on a saucer with a sponge finger for dipping on the plate.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • If you are good at fancy chocolate pieces, you might like to add a chocolate decoration as in the photo accompanying this article.
  • A little cinnamon can also be added to the sprinkled chocolate; although not an authentic part of real tiramisu, it gives this drink a nice lift.
  • Mascarpone is an Italian cream cheese that can be purchased in many cheese stores, supermarkets and specialty grocery stores.
  • Another great treat to serve with this coffee is tiramisu flavoured chocolates. Or why not go the whole way and serve with a slice of the real thing - tiramisu itself?

Things You'll Need

  • Bowl for mixing mascarpone and cream
  • 2 short glasses, heatproof
  • Spoon
  • Shaker or teaspoon for sprinkling hot chocolate
  • 2 saucer plates

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Categories: Coffee