Limoncello Tiramisu

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Limoncello Tiramisu

Bringing the Amalfi home with this one! This sweet, tangy and zesty dessert is my twist on a classic! One truly for the lemon lovers as this one packs a punch!
Prep Time 30 mins


  • 250 g Sugar (for the syrup)
  • 6 tbs Sugar (for the cream)
  • 200 ml Water
  • 2 Lemons peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Lemon zested
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 500 g Mascarpone
  • 500 ml Thickened cream
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • Limoncello
  • Packet of savoiardi biscuits


  • Make the syrup by adding 250g of sugar, water, lemon zest strips and lemon juice into saucepan. Simmer for 10 minutes then set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl mix mascarpone, cream, egg yolks and 6 tbs of sugar with an electric mixer until thick and creamy. Stir through lemon zest and 2 tbs of limoncello. Set aside.
  • In a shallow dish, layer cream, savoiardi biscuits dipped in cooled syrup, drizzle of limoncello and repeat.
  • Tap the dish a couple of times to 'settle' and then place in the fridge to set overnight.
  • Serve with candied lemon strips from the syrup.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian

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  1. This looks amazing. Definitely trying it!

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