Tiramisu cups

  • 25 mins preparation
  • Serves 6
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  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder
  • 250 gram mascarpone
  • 100 gram dark chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream, whipped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brandy
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 sponge fingers, halved lengthways, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder extra whipped cream and chocolate curls, to serve


  • 1
    In a shallow dish, combine hot water and coffee, stirring until coffee dissolves.
  • 2
    In a bowl, mix a quarter of the mascarpone with chocolate. Stir quickly until well combined. Blend remaining mascarpone through. Fold cream, brandy and vanilla through mascarpone mixture.
  • 3
    Dip biscuits pieces, one at a time, into coffee mixture. Arrange in the base of 6 serving cups or glasses. Top with mascarpone mixture, followed by a dollop of extra cream. Chill until ready to serve. Serve tiramasu topped with chocolate curls and a dusting of cocoa.

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