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Easy Lemon Berry Tiramisu

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Premade ladyfingers form the moist base for the creamy filling of this favorite Italian dessert. Fresh berries are the perfect topping for this make-ahead creation. ...MORE+ LESS-

Bree Hester Bree Hester
May 6, 2013

Ingredients

1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup water
2
to 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel (1 medium)
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2
containers (8 oz each) mascarpone cheese, room temperature
1
cup whipping cream
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2
packages (7.1 oz each) ladyfingers
3
cups mixed fresh berries, rinsed

Steps

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  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat, granulated sugar, water, lemon peel and lemon juice to boiling. Boil until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; cool lemon syrup completely.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat mascarpone, cream, powdered sugar and vanilla with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • 3
    Line bottom of ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with half of the ladyfingers. Generously brush about one-fourth of lemon syrup over ladyfingers. Spread half of mascarpone mixture evenly over ladyfinger layer. Top with half of the berries; brush with lemon syrup. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used.
  • 4
    Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight before serving. Cut into 4 rows by 2 rows.

Expert Tips

  • When placing the second layer of ladyfingers over the fruit, change the direction of the ladyfingers for stability. The tiramisu will be easier to cut.
  • Use whatever fruit you have on hand or what fruit is in season.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
370
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41g
62%
Saturated Fat
24g
120%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
190mg
64%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
44g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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