… My First Daring Bakers Challenge
I did it -I joined the Daring Bakers community. My very first challenge is everyone’s favorite afternoon pick-me-up. Tiramisu! I love tiramisu so much. This is the second time I’ve made it this year. They chose Tiramisu as the challenge for the month.
For the zabaglione: 2 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup Marsala wine (or port or coffee) ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest For the vanilla pastry cream: ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon all purpose flour ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg yolk ¾ cup whole milk For the whipped cream: 1 cup chilled heavy cream (we used 25%) ¼ cup sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract To assemble the tiramisu: 2 cups brewed espresso, warmed 1 teaspoon rum extract (optional) ½ cup sugar ⅓ cup mascarpone cheese 36 savoiardi/ ladyfinger biscuits (you may use less) 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder