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Tiramisu cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Method

For the syrup

  • In a pot, add the coffee, sugar, cognac, and transfer over medium heat.
  • Let it come to a boil and as soon as the sugar melts, remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

For the puff pastry

  • Preheat the oven to 190ο C (374 ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl, add the cocoa powder, sugar, and mix with a spoon.
  • Cut the puff pastry sheet into 4 strips from the longer side. Then, cut each strip into 10 smaller pieces.
  • Dip each puff pastry into the bowl with the cocoa powder and sugar, and place them in two baking pans lined with parchment paper.
  • Pierce the whole surface of the puff pastry with a fork, so that they don’t rise during baking.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Allow 20-30 minutes for them to cool.

For the cream

  • In a bowl, add the sugar, cognac, vanilla extract, yolks, and transfer it over a pot with simmering water, by creating a bain-marie.
  • Mix with a hand whisk for 5-7 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy and white.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the mascarpone and beat with the whisk attachment for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the cold heavy cream, cocoa powder, and beat until the cream thickens. Add the egg mixture and beat for a few seconds, until the ingredients are combined.

To assemble

  • Spread plastic wrap onto a 20 cm baking pan. Make sure to cover its whole surface.
  • Finely chop the chocolate couverture and set aside.
  • Dip the puff pastry pieces into the cold syrup and place them all around the baking pan. Follow the same process until you cover the pan’s bottom.
  • Spread half of the cream, half of the chocolate couverture, and cover with another layer of the puff pastry.
  • Spread the remaining cream, chocolate couverture, and cover with another layer of the puff pastry.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and press lightly with your hands, so to cover any possible gaps.
  • Place into the refrigerator for 6-8 hours to cool well.
  • Take it out of the pan, dust with cocoa powder, and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

586
Calories (kcal)
29 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

41.0
Total Fat (g)
59 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

24.0
Saturated Fat (g)
120 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

44.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

28.0
Sugars (g)
31 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

8.1
Protein (g)
16 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.6
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.26
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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