Strawberry Tiramisu
Grand Marnier Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup Grand Marnier
  • 6 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1¼ cups heavy cream
  • 1 pound mascarpone cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 3-ounce packages of ladyfingers (sponge cake variety)
  • 16 ounces strawberries, hulled and sliced
  1. Make Grand Marnier syrup by combining sugar and water in a saucepan and heating, stirring occasionally, till sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add Grand Marnier and cool to room temperature.
  3. Heat the egg yolks and the ¾ cup sugar in a double boiler, whisking constantly until thick and doubled in volume.
  4. Remove from the heat and continue whisking for a minute.
  5. Set aside.
  6. In a mixer bowl, beat the heavy cream, mascarpone and vanilla till thick and smooth.
  7. Add the yolks and fold together till well combined. Set aside.
  8. Dip one ladyfinger at a time into the syrup and lay on the bottom of a medium-sized baking dish. Layer with half the custard, then arrange about ¾ of the strawberry slices over the custard.
  9. Repeat with a second layer of soaked ladyfingers and then top with the remaining custard.
  10. Chill for several hours before serving.
  11. Scoop out spoonfuls of tiramisu to serve.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at