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Tiramisu with Tea

My take on the classic Italian dessert is a Tiramisu with Tea. It sounds odd but believe me it tastes really good. Great if you don't like coffee.
Course Dessert, Pudding, Sweet Treats
Cuisine British, International
Keyword Tiramisu, Tiramisu with Tea
Prep Time 1 hour
Fridge Bake 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 4 cups
Calories 300kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 3 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 250 g marscapone
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 200 g sponge fingers
  • 100 g grated chocolate

Instructions

  • Make a cup of tea with 3 earl grey tea bags. I know it sounds a lot but you want the Earl Grey to be strong enough in the final pudding. Leave to cool.
  • Serves the Tea-amisu in teacups with saucers for a very cute way to present it on the dinning table.
  • Separate the eggs.
  • Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks.
  • In a bowl mix together the marscapone, sugar and egg yolks.
  • Gently fold in the egg whites. It takes a while but be gentle.
  • Dunk the sponge fingers in the cold tea and break up into chunks to make a layer in the tea cup.
  • Drizzle an extra teaspoons of tea over the sponge fingers.
  • Smooth over a layer of cream.
  • Sprinkle the chocolate over the cream.
  • Repeat the sponge fingers, cream and chocolate to make layers.
  • Pop in the fridge and leave for at least 1 hour.