Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali In 5 Quick And Easy Steps

Finding an authentic tiramisu recipe from Mario Batali is not easy, which is why I am happy to share mine with you! I have made a few changes as I like to keep cooking and baking as simple as possible to enjoy the delicious treat with friends and family!

This is a perfect authentic tiramisu recipe by Mario Batali for beginners who are not familiar with Tiramisu. It is an authentic recipe that takes a lot of passed-down knowledge as well as research! When you are done with this recipe, you will have a delicious surprise!

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What Is Tiramisu?

Tiramisu is a unique dish often served as a dessert or ‘pick-me-upper’ in Italy! This dish has become so popular in the U.S though that the dish, or a version of it, is served in many Italian restaurants! The history of this local treasure is short, compared to the other dishes we discuss on this blog.

Tiramisu layers cream, cheese, ladyfingers, and espresso to create a mouse that is absolutely jaw-dropping and mouth watering. While some people like to use raw eggs, I personally don’t in this recipe. I, instead, add an espresso liquor to bring out the ‘coffee’ or ‘espresso’ flavors, my personal favorite part of eating Tiramisu.

From what we know, the first time someone made this dish was in the 1800s. In Italy, a master chef and pastry maker, created this delicious dessert item and it was a hit! The name actually comes from the town, Treviso, it was made in!

Preserving Tiramisu

 Is tiramisu a traditional Italian dessert?

Since this dish does use a lot of heavy creams, dairy products, and cheese, it is important to serve and preserve it correctly. I always recommend using your fridge to store any leftover Tiramisu! This way, the cold can preserve the dairy ingredients, and eating it while it’s chilled is the best!

Never leave this dessert outside for more than 5+ hours. Dairy spoils quickly, and can cause digestive health problems! If you use raw lemons and are not making the custard on the stovetop, don’t be alarmed! Use a small amount of lemon juice, and this should be enough to clean away bacteria.

What You Will Need To Make This Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups of Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cups of Cold Espresso
  • 1 Cup of Espresso Liquor. Please keep in mind that you can omit this ingredient! Not all tiramisu recipes use alcohol!
  • 2 tbsp of espresso/cocoa powder
  • 1 container of mascarpone cheese (8-12oz)
  • 20 Lady Fingers

Equipment

  • 3 Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Container

 What is the best brand of mascarpone cheese for tiramisu?

Step By Step Instructions For This Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali

1. Prepare and Measure the Ingredients

During the first step in this authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, I recommend preparing your station, ingredients and equipment. Measure out the ingredients and place them to the side.

2. Prepare the Filling

When preparing the filling in this authentic Tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, it is important to place the ingredients in a separate bowl. Get one high enough that it does not spill while you whisk the ingredients. It can be expensive to make this dish, so lets try and make the ingredients last!

Mix the whipping cream, mascarpone cheese, and sugar together. You can use a whisk, but if you are struggling, a fork can help a lot!

3. Combine Espresso and Liquor

Although this does not need its own step, I like to add it! In another bowl, combine the espresso and the coffee or espresso liquor of your choosing. Mix together. This is the mixture you will use to flavor the lady fingers!

4. Dip Lady Fingers in Espresso

During the fourth step in this authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, you will need to lightly dip the lady fingers in the espresso and liquor mix. Don’t drop them in and leave them soaking though! You still warn the firm consistency, except now with an espresso flavor.

5. Combine all Ingredients Together

After all the separate ingredients are together, you can start putting in all together. In your preferred dish, layer the lady fingers. Then, add a layer of the cream mixture and add splashes of espresso! Continue to repeat these two steps a minimum of three times.

Although I like to keep the layers as light and short as possible, this does not mean you can’t make the tiramisu dessert higher! As soon as the layering is done, sprinkle the cocoa espresso powder on top for decoration and extra flavor. Place in the fridge immediately and serve cool.

Tips And Tricks To Consider When Making This Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali

This easy authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batali does not take much time or effort, making it a personal favorite! It is often referred to as a ‘fancy’ and delightful dessert, and most people don’t know you only need about 10 minutes and a few key ingredients!

The first tip I have for you is to use the espresso and liquor mix in the cream! If you are someone who loves the flavors of coffee and espresso and want more of this while eating a tiramisu, it would be good to add more to the layers. You can do this by whisking in about 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture into the creams. Whisk really well.

Also, just because most Tiramisu dishes are cut into thicker square pieces, does not mean yours needs to be! I recommend making them into small plastic cups if you are having a large gathering, this way, there is plenty to go around! You can even add some chocolate straws and strings to add a touch of elegance.

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 Why is tiramisu so expensive?

I hope you have learned something new with this recipe post! Our authentic tiramisu recipe, inspired by Mario Batali is delicious and a favorite. If you have the ingredients to spare and about ten minutes and a fridge, you can easily make this dish. Don’t forget to leave the leftovers in the refrigerator though (if there are any!).

Please share this recipe with other friends interested in learning a beginner friendly authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batal.

FAQs

Is tiramisu a traditional Italian dessert?

Yes! Tiramisu has only been around for about 200 years old and is a traditional delicious Italian dessert.

What is the best brand of mascarpone cheese for tiramisu?

BelGioioso Fresh Mascarpone Cheese is the best option for tiramisu! This is a common ingredient often used.

Why is tiramisu so expensive?

It can be expensive in restaurants because of how time consuming and the ingredients they use. It is more affordable to make it on your own at home.

What is traditional tiramisu made of?

Traditional tiramisu is made of the following ingredients: eggs, whipping cream, espresso, Mascarpone Cheese, and lady fingers.

Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali

Authentic Tiramisu Recipe Mario Batali

Dessert Recipes
Tiramisu is a unique dish often served as a dessert or 'pick-me-upper' in Italy! This dish has become so popular in the U.S though that the dish, or a version of it, is served in many Italian restaurants! The history of this local treasure is short, compared to the other dishes we discuss on this blog.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12

Equipment

  • 3 Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Container

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Cups of Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cups of Cold Espresso
  • 1 Cup of Espresso Liquor. Please keep in mind that you can omit this ingredient! Not all tiramisu recipes use alcohol!
  • 2 tbsp of espresso/cocoa powder
  • 1 container of mascarpone cheese 8-12oz
  • 20 Lady Fingers

Instructions
 

  • During the first step in this authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, I recommend preparing your station, ingredients and equipment. Measure out the ingredients and place them to the side.
  • When preparing the filling in this authentic Tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, it is important to place the ingredients in a separate bowl. Get one high enough that it does not spill while you whisk the ingredients. It can be expensive to make this dish, so lets try and make the ingredients last!
  • Mix the whipping cream, mascarpone cheese, and sugar together. You can use a whisk, but if you are struggling, a fork can help a lot!
  • Although this does not need its own step, I like to add it! In another bowl, combine the espresso and the coffee or espresso liquor of your choosing. Mix together. This is the mixture you will use to flavor the lady fingers!
  • During the fourth step in this authentic tiramisu recipe Mario Batali, you will need to lightly dip the lady fingers in the espresso and liquor mix. Don't drop them in and leave them soaking though! You still warn the firm consistency, except now with an espresso flavor.
  • After all the separate ingredients are together, you can start putting in all together. In your preferred dish, layer the lady fingers. Then, add a layer of the cream mixture and add splashes of espresso! Continue to repeat these two steps a minimum of three times.
  • Although I like to keep the layers as light and short as possible, this does not mean you can't make the tiramisu dessert higher! As soon as the layering is done, sprinkle the cocoa espresso powder on top for decoration and extra flavor. Place in the fridge immediately and serve cool.

Notes

  • This easy authentic tiramisu recipe by Mario Batali does not take much time or effort, making it a personal favorite! It is often referred to as a 'fancy' and delightful dessert, and most people don't know you only need about 10 minutes and a few key ingredients!
  • The first tip I have for you is to use the espresso and liquor mix in the cream! If you are someone who loves the flavors of coffee and espresso and want more of this while eating a tiramisu, it would be good to add more to the layers. You can do this by whisking in about 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture into the creams. Whisk really well.
  • Also, just because most Tiramisu dishes are cut into thicker square pieces, does not mean yours needs to be! I recommend making them into small plastic cups if you are having a large gathering, this way, there is plenty to go around! You can even add some chocolate straws and strings to add a touch of elegance.
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