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Gobi’s Coffee Tiramisu a crowd pleaser

 Gobi’s unassuming tiramisu has been a crowd pleaser everyday. It’s a perk me up after a hard days work. When you slide the spoon into a nice soft tiramisu, the smooth mascarpone cheese greets your tongue. The rum and coffee mix in the sponge rewards your taste bud. This is heaven in a cup.

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Ingredients:

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 2 slices of super soft sponge cake
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
Directions
Prep 35 m, Cook 10 m, Ready In 5 hours

  • In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended. Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Cover tightly and chill in refrigerator 1 hour.

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  • In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form. Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.

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  • Arrange half of soaked sponge cake in which container you will be using. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over the sponge, then half of whipped cream.

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  • Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, until set.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
Recipe 5 servings /  387 cals 1 serving / 77.4 cal
6 egg yolks 60 3% 12 3%
3/4 cup white sugar 75 3% 15 3%
2/3 cup milk 66 3% 13.2 3%
1 1/4 cups heavy cream 150 7% 30 7%
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 10 0% 2 0%
1 pound mascarpone cheese 1600 70% 320 70%
1/4 cup strong brewed coffee 250 11% 50 11%
2 tablespoons rum 20 1% 4 1%
chocolate cookies 30 1% 6 1%
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 10 0% 2 0%
2271 100% 454.2 100%
gm % gm %

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