Christmas tiramisu

    4 hours 30 min

    This is a gorgeous dessert that uses ginger cake and mascarpone to make a Christmas tiramisu. It's a great way to use up any gingerbread cake. Just before serving, cut out some paper stars and lay them on top of the tiramisu; sprinkle cocoa powder on top, then remove the paper stars to reveal a lovely Christmas decoration.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 300ml red wine
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 2 whole cloves
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
    • 3 tablespoons orange liqueur
    • 500g mascarpone
    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 300g ginger cake, thinly sliced
    • cocoa powder, for dusting

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr30min 

    1. In a small saucepan, combine the red wine, cinnamon stick and cloves then simmer 10 minutes. Let cool.
    2. Beat the egg yolks with sugar and orange liqueur until light and fluffy; stir in the mascarpone.
    3. Beat the egg whites with lemon juice until stiff; fold into the egg and mascarpone mixture.
    4. Dip the ginger cake slices in the red wine; arrange slices in the bottom of a glass bowl. Spread half the cream mixture on top; repeat layers, finishing off with cream. Chill in the fridge for 4 hours.

    Raw eggs:

    This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw egg.

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