My oldest daughter’s favorite dessert is tiramisu.  So every year I make some sort of tiramisu dessert for her.  I like to make it different every year also, so it’s some kind of a surprise.  Well this year was a double surprise!  The cake turned out wonderful, and looked really good also; well for awhile…anyway.

Birthday Tiramisu Charlotte Cake

7 Egg Yolks

1/4 Cup Sugar

1 Cup Amaretto

1 1/2 Cups Brewed Espresso or Strong Black Coffee

16 Ounces Mascarpone Cheese

3 Bags Stella D’oro Cookies-Margherite Vanilla and Chocolate

Semi Sweet Chocolate- Grated

With electric mixer on high with whisk attachment, whisk egg yolks and sugar together for about five minutes or until thick and creamy.  Add in 1/4 cup of the amaretto, 1/4 of the espresso and mascarpone cheese, whisk on medium speed until smooth.



In shallow bowl mix together the reaming amaretto and espresso.  Line the sides of a cheesecake pan alternating vanilla and chocolate cookies that has been slightly soaked in espresso, amaretto mixture.

Lay lightly soaked vanilla cookies on the bottom of the pan, top with 1/3 of the cream.  Next layer lightly soaked chocolate cookies, top with half of the remaining cream, last cookie layer use the reamining vanilla cookies, top with reamining cream.

Cover cake carefully with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours. Grate chocolate on top and serve.  Enjoy<3

ooooooopppppss!!!  Well there it is, the second surprise!!!  Happy Birthday!!!!

So glad the birthday girl thought it was funny too!





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