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Cooking Light’s Tiramisu Recipe
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Heavenly Tiramisu
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Serves: 8
A low fat tiramisu recipe that uses reduced fat cream cheese and reduced calorie whipped topping. You’ll still get the coffee flavor from the kahlua and instant espresso though. Serves 8.
Ingredients
  • POWDERED SUGAR, 2/3 cup sifted
  • REDUCED-FAT CREAM CHEESE, 1 8-ounce tub
  • REDUCED-CALORIE WHIPPED TOPPING, 1 cup + 1/2 cup thawed
  • SUGAR, 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon
  • WATER, 1/4 cup
  • EGG WHITES, 3
  • HOT WATER, 1/2 cup
  • INSTANT ESPRESSO GRANULES, 1 tablespoon
  • KAHLUA or OTHER COFFEE-FLAVORED LIQUEUR, 2 tablespoons
  • LADYFINGERS, 20
  • UNSWEETENED COCOA, 1/2 teaspoon
Instructions
  1. Combine powdered sugar and cream cheese in a bowl; beat at high speed of a mixer until well-blended.
  2. Gently fold 1 cup whipped topping into cheese mixture.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water, and egg whites in the top of a double boiler; place over simmering water.
  4. Beat at high speed of a mixer until stiff peaks form.
  5. Gently stir one-fourth of egg white mixture into cheese mixture.
  6. Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture; set aside.
  7. Combine 1/2 cup hot water, 1 tablespoon sugar, espresso, and Kahlua; stir well.
  8. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise.
  9. Arrange 20 ladyfinger halves, cut sides up, in the bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish.
  10. Drizzle half of espresso mixture over ladyfinger halves.
  11. Spread half of cheese mixture over ladyfinger halves.
  12. Repeat procedure with the remaining ladyfinger halves, espresso mixture, and cheese mixture.
  13. Spread 1/2 cup whipped topping evenly over cheese mixture; sprinkle with cocoa.
  14. Place 1 toothpick in each corner and in center of Tiramisu to prevent plastic wrap from sticking to whipped topping; cover with plastic wrap. Chill 2 hours.

 

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