Tiramisu (Grand)

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Victoria and Albert’s – Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa – Walt Disney World 
Location: Citricos – Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and SpaWalt Disney World
Location: Narcoossee’s – Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and SpaWalt Disney World 
Source: Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs Cookbook

Yield: 12 to 16 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/4 cup espresso coffee

  • 1/4 cup espresso coffee

  • 1/4 cup dark rum

  • 3 cups mascarpone cheese

  • 3 large egg yolks

  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 12 Italian ladyfingers

  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder, for serving

Instructions:

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, heat 1/2 cup water, and 1/2 cup sugar over medium heat. Heat until the sugar is dissolved.

  2. Pour the mixture into a bowl and let it cool. Stir in the espresso and the dark rum.

  3. Using an electric mixer beat the mascarpone, egg yolks, 1/3-cup sugar, and vanilla. Beat until very light and smooth.

  4. Add the heavy cream and beat 2 to 3 minutes. Beat until it gets thick.

  5. In a medium bowl, soak the 5 ladyfingers in the coffee syrup.

  6. Arrange the ladyfingers in the bottom of a 10-inch round, 4-inch-deep bowl. Add a layer of the mascarpone filing 2-inch thick.

  7. In a medium bowl, soak the remaining 7 ladyfingers in the coffee syrup. Once soaked, place them on top of the mascarpone filling. Cover with the remaining mascarpone filling. Smooth the top with a spatula.

  8. Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.

  9. When ready to serve, sprinkle with the cocoa powder over the tiramisu.

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