Chocolate Tiramisu

By Chad Carns


6 egg yolks
4 T sugar
1 T vanilla extract
16 oz mascarpone cheese
1/4 c brandy
1/2 c espresso, brewed
24 ladyfingers
2 oz dark chocolate, grated
2 T unsweetened cocoa powder






Beat egg yolks, sugar and vanilla until thick. Mix mascarpone into egg mixture. In a separate bowl, combine brandy and espresso. Dip ladyfingers in espresso mixture. Fit one layer of ladyfingers into an 8 x 8-inch glass baking dish. Spread half the mascarpone mixture on top of ladyfingers. Top with 1 oz grated chocolate. Repeat. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Chocolate Tiramisu
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Skill Level4
Effort 4
Time 6
Impress Your Date 8

About The Author

Chad Carns
Founder / Food & Drink Editor

Chad Carns put his Digital Creative Director job on hold to follow his passion for food, wine and culture downtown to Greenwich Village where he wrote, designed and independently published The Gourmet Bachelor, a trendy cookbook featuring easy recipes for two. Carns studied culinary arts and wine at prestigious institutions in NYC. He is a distinguished guest judge at International Culinary Center, certified Tuscan Wine Master and Founder / Food and Drink Editor of The Gourmet Bachelor.

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