Even people who thought they ate enough tiramisù in the ’80s to last them a lifetime love this dessert. It’s light, sophisticated, and not too sweet. What makes this tiramisù deliciously different is that the cake itself is flavored with coffee.
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This was pretty labor intensive, but worth it. The cake with coffee in the batter is a great idea -- it was the easiest part, with the toughest task whisking the yolk mixture for the filling vigorously and constantly to get it thick. Even with a hand mixer, it didn't take as long as the recipe said to beat the yolks and whites for the cake, but it took a little longer for the filling. May try the electric hand mixer with whisk attachment to beat the filling next time. Recipe could be a little more specific -- for example, you only need to line the bottom of the cake sheet. And I was afraid to mix hot coffee into the yolks and sugar for the cake, worrried it might scramble the egg. As another reviewer suggested, I brushed the cake layers with additional liqueur as well as coffee. All in all, a dessert worthy of a special occasion, sure to get compliments.
Outstanding. I made this for a dinner party and not a crumb was left - second helpings all around. I loved that it could be made a day in advance. This is a recipe I'll definitely make again.
I have made this recipe several times and it's delicious! I can't wait to make it again for my hubby's Valentine/Birthday dinner.
Worked well. I used a round cookie cutter (to cut the sheet cake)& made individual desserts.Will use it again I'm sure.
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