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Dante’s Tiramisu

(This recipe is enough for at least 12 people with this recipe-unless you plan to make it on Thanksgiving or Christmas, you may want to reduce it to 1/2 or 1/3)

500 grams mascarpone cheese

5 eggs- as fresh as you can get them (like at a farmer’s market)

10 heaping T sugar

Pavesini biscotti (like Lady Fingers)

make a pot of espresso coffee and set aside

  1. Separate yolks and whites into different bowls.
  2. Mix sugar and egg yolks until smooth. Mix in mascarpone. Set aside.
  3. Whip egg whites into stiff peaks and gently fold into egg yolks-do not over mix.
  4. Line the bottom of a large pyrex with biscotti, dipping them into the espresso first.
  5. Layer some of the mascarpone/egg mixture.
  6. Repeat a few times to make a few layers.
  7. Grate some chocolate or sprinkle with cocoa on top if desired.

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