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Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe

 


Tiramisu Cheesecake

Prep Time ~ 30 mins Cooking Time ~ chill 30 mins
Approx Cost ~ £ 4.25 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Serves ~ 8

Tip ~ If you want to make this a non-alcoholic dessert, just simply omit the brandy.

Ingredients

200g amaretti biscuits, crushed

50g butter, melted

1 tbsp instant coffee

2 tbsp, brandy

4 tbsp hot water

10 sponge fingers

2 x 250g tubs mascarpone cheese

40g icing sugar, sifted

Cocoa powder to decorate

 

Method

  • Mix together the amaretti biscuits and melted butter and press into the base of a 18cm spring - sided or loose bottomed cake tin.
  • Add the coffee and brandy to the hot water, stirring until dissolved.
  • Place in a small shallow dish and allow to cool. Briefly dip the sponge fingers into the mixture, remove and leave to one side.
  • Place the mascarpone and icing sugar in a bowl and mix together.
  • Spread half the mascarpone mixture over the biscuit base. Lay the sponge fingers on top and finish with the rest of the mascarpone mixture.
  • Chill the cheesecake for at least 30 minutes before serving, dusted with cocoa powder.