Tiramisu Chocolate Mousse

Tiramisu Chocolate Mousse

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Chef John 19230

"Tiramisu translates to pick-me-up. Considering that this popular Italian dessert is spiked with proven mood-elevators such as coffee, cocoa, sugar, and alcohol, the name seems to fit perfectly."

Ingredients

2 h 45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 381 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 31.3 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 180 mg
  • 60%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine espresso and butter in the top of a double boiler over simmering water.
  2. Place dark chocolate pieces in the espresso mixture; cook without stirring until chocolate starts to melt, about 3 minutes. Whisk chocolate and espresso mixture until well combined. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Combine Marsala, egg yolks, and sugar in a saucepan over medium-low heat, whisking constantly until frothy and thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir mascarpone cheese into marsala mixture.
  5. Combine chocolate mixture with mascarpone mixture. Cool to room temperature.
  6. Whip heavy cream in a bowl until soft peaks form, 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Fold half of whipped cream into cooled chocolate mixture.
  8. Fold second half of whipped cream into chocolate mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Pipe this mousse into a martini glass and dust with confectioner's sugar for an elegant presentation.
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Oh Wow! Really a divine confection! If you are intimidated by this recipe, watch the accompanying video. Made a pourable version to top Marty Fries' Tiramisu Cheesecake on this site. SUGGESTION...

I made this 2 nights ago and it was such a hit i was demanded to make it again :p so guess what im doing right now? This Mousse is Fantastic and should be enjoyed by everyone. Chef John does it ...

This is really good. I might've made the coffee a bit too strong, so I won't make it as strong next time. Also replaced the marsala with brandy. Used the mousse as frosting for chocolate cupc...