More Great Recipes: Cake | Dessert | Pudding

Pavesini Tiramisu

User Avatar
Member since 2006
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Rather than ladyfingers, try pavesini bisquits they absorb more of the liqueur and offer a heavier, cakier texture to this classic dessert.

Ingredients You'll Need

16 oz mascarpone cheese
6 eggs
3 cups made espresso coffee (preferably LAVAZZA or ILLY)
1 cup heavy whipping cream - whipped with 1 tblspn sugar and 1 tspn Kahlua
¼ cup Amaretto di Saronno, Marsala or Kahlua liqueuer
(Or try an equal mixture of Tia Maria, Kahlua and Amaretto)
½ cup sugar
24 pavesini biscuits or savoiardi (lady fingers will do as well)
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
Small block of chocolate


Break and separate the eggs. (Whites in one container and yolks in another.)

Store whites in the fridge until ready to use.

Add sugar to the yolks, whisk together thoroughly then, gently fold in mascarpone by thirds.

Add 1/2 whipped cream, mix again and set aside. (Store remaining whipped cream for final service.)

Beat the eggs whites until stiff peaks form - then, fold beaten egg whites into the sugar-yolk mixture.

Meantime, brew espresso and pour it in a bowl to cool. Once cooled, add in liqueur and stir well.

To assemble your dessert: Use individual martini glasses or a baking dish.

Pour some of the mixture on the bottom. Then, dip biscuits in the tepid coffee (or orange or strawberry juice) and place them on the baking dish or in the martini glass. Continue until the bottom is covered.

Add more mixture, then again a layer of the espresso-dipped biscuits. You also may want to dust each layer with cocoa powder or almond dust.

Once you have four layers - put in the fridge and let it set for 3 hours to allow flavors to mix and biscuits to absorb and firm up the dessert.

For final service, add a dollop of fresh whipped cream, dust with cocoa and top with chocolate slivers.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Have cooking questions? Chat with BakeBot AI for quick answers!

Plus, I can help you customize recipes on BakeSpace, making modifications a snap.

Want to create a new recipe or upload an existing recipe? Use our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker in the menu bar.
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!