If you've decided to go for tiramisu as a Christmas treat, you've decided to embrace the Italian tradition while checking the ingredients and praying for a perfect coffee to enrich your delicacy. In the meantime, Nutella® hazelnut spread is patiently waiting to join the action with a clear mission: to give the tiramisu something extraordinary.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
1 hr
cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Custard:
Tiramisu:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Custard: Place stainless steel bowl in freezer. Split vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out seeds. In saucepan set over medium heat, combine milk and vanilla seeds; heat until steaming and simmering around edges (do not boil).

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  • In separate bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch and salt.

  • Slowly pour hot milk mixture into egg yolk mixture, whisking until combined. Return to saucepan; cook, stirring constantly for 3 to 4 minutes, or until it is steaming and thickened.

  • Transfer to stainless steel bowl from freezer; cover surface directly with plastic wrap. Let stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes or until cooled completely.

  • Tiramisu: In bowl, whip together cream, mascarpone and sugar until mixture is stiff. Stir in rum or wine. Gently fold in cooled custard.

  • Divide half of the cream mixture among sixteen 1-cup dessert glasses or small bowls.

  • Dip ladyfingers into coffee and arrange over top. Top with remaining cream mixture.

  • Spoon Nutella® hazelnut spread into piping bag fitted with small, plain tip. Pipe about 1/2 tbsp Nutella® hazelnut spread over cream to resemble a Christmas tree. Place gold bead on top of each tree.

Cook's Note:

You can substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla extract for the vanilla bean.

Nutrition Facts

406 calories; protein 8.1g 16% DV; carbohydrates 43g 14% DV; fat 22.4g 34% DV; cholesterol 221.7mg 74% DV; sodium 99.2mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews

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  • 5 star values: 2
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