March 20, 2012


I got this recipe from a dear friend of mine that passed away 5 years ago today.  So to honor Chef Steve, I thought I would share his recipe. 

Recipe from

6 tablespoons mascarpone cheese
2 pints heavy whipping cream
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 jigger white rum
Lady fingers (4 for each indivdual dessert)
Instant expresso 

Method - makes 4

Blend cheese, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla and rum to stiff consistency; taste for possible addition of sugar and then refrigerate for 15 minutes.

On a cookie sheet or small baking pan with sides, dip 2 ladyfingers into expresso (DON'T SOAK) and place on pan.  Using a pastry funnel with star tip, add filling to this first layer.  Dip 2 remaining ladyfingers into expresso (DON'T SOAK) and place on top and add more filling.  Use long toothpicks to hold together, wrap with plastic wrap and chill (will keep for roughly 3 days).

When ready to serve, use shavings of semi sweet chocolate and lightly sprinkle with cinnamon.


Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

What a great way to remember your friend. This recipe looks delish!

Calypso In The Country said...

So nice of you to keep honoring your friend after his passing. I just looked at the date as I was reading this and realized that exactly 18 years ago today was the last day I saw one of my best friends before he passed away about a month later. (You can see a picture if you scroll down to "Surfrider" label on my blog.) I always think of him on the first day of spring. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Create With Joy said...

Thanks for joining me at Create With Joy - I am now following you thru Linky Followers!

I love Tiramisu and wanted to invite you to celebrate your friend's memory by sharing this wonderful recipe with us at Inspire Me Monday!

I look forward to getting to know you through your delightful blog! :-)

Create With Joy