Indulge in the perfect fusion of two beloved desserts with this irresistible Biscoff Tiramisu recipe.
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This flavorful twist on the classic Italian dessert combines the rich flavors of mascarpone cheese, espresso, and delicate Lotus Biscoff biscuits.
With layers of cookies, creamy goodness, and a hint of coffee liqueur or dark rum, this dessert will surely delight your taste buds.
Get ready to experience the perfect make ahead dessert that will leave you craving more.
If you are a Biscoff fan like me, this is the perfect dessert for any occasion.
What Ingredients Are Needed For Biscoff Tiramisu
- Fresh egg yolks
- Granulated sugar
- Room temperature mascarpone cheese
- Heavy whipping cream
- Vanilla extract
- A mixture of water and espresso shots
- Coffee liqueur or dark rum (optional)
- Lotus Biscoff biscuits
- Cocoa powder
How To Make Biscoff Tiramisu
Before pulling together the Biscoff Tiramisu recipe, ensure the mascarpone cheese is at room temperature.
This will ensure a smooth and creamy texture for the dessert.
How To Set Up A Double Boiler
Setting up a double boiler is a simple process that allows you to heat or melt ingredients without direct heat gently.
Here's how to set it up:
Start with a small saucepan or pot that will act as the base of your double boiler. Fill it with a few inches of water, but make sure it doesn't touch the bottom of the upper pot or bowl you'll be using.
Choose a heatproof bowl or an upper pot that fits snugly on top of the base pot. Stainless steel or tempered glass bowls work well for this purpose.
Place the upper pot or bowl on top of the base pot, confirming that it fits securely.
Add ingredients that require gentle heat or melt into the upper pot or bowl. This could include chocolate, butter, or delicate sauces.
Place the double boiler setup on the stove over medium-low heat.
As the water in the base pot heats up, it will generate steam, which gently and evenly heats the contents of the upper pot or bowl. Stir occasionally to ensure even heating and to prevent any scorching or sticking.
Remember, the water should never come to a rolling boil. The steam created by the simmering water does the heating. Keep an eye on the water level in the base pot and replenish it if needed.
Setting up a double boiler is a great technique for melting chocolate, making custards, or delicate cooking processes. It provides controlled heat and prevents direct contact with the heat source, ensuring that your ingredients are heated gently and evenly.
Set up a double boiler.
Grab a small pot and fill it about 1/3 full with water. Bring it to a gentle boil. Find a heat-safe bowl that can fit on top of the pot without touching the water. In that bowl, add the egg yolks and granulated sugar.
Once the water in the pot is boiling, remove it from the heat and carefully place the bowl with the egg yolks and sugar on top.
Grab your whisk and start whisking away!
Keep whisking until the sugar dissolves completely and the mixture becomes lighter in color.
You'll notice it is thickening slightly, which is a good sign.
Now, let's remove the bowl from the heat and add the mascarpone cheese.
Whisk everything together until it becomes beautifully smooth. Set this mixture aside for a moment.
Grab your electric mixer in another bowl and beat the heavy whipping cream and vanilla until soft peaks form. Once you've achieved that lovely fluffy texture, it's time to combine the whipped cream and the egg mixture.
Gently fold the whipped cream into the egg mixture and combine them thoroughly. We want a uniform mixture without any streaks of color remaining.
Now, here comes the fun part. Take a shallow dish and pour in the espresso and water, creating a flavorful coffee mixture we will use as our dipping liquid. If you'd like, you can add a splash of coffee liqueur or dark rum to enhance the taste.
Quickly dip the Lotus Biscoff biscuits into the espresso mixture, giving them a little soak, and then layer the espresso-soaked Biscoff cookies at the bottom of the dish.
Putting it all together
Create a generous layer of the cream mixture on top of the biscuits, smoothing it out cautiously. A wooden spoon or rubber spatula is great for this task.
Repeat the dipping process with a second layer of lotus cookies and espresso on top of the cream, then add the remaining cream. For the finishing touch, top the entire thing off with a dusting of cocoa powder.
Pop the dish into the refrigerator and let it chill for at least 2 hours, covering it with plastic wrap. This time allows the flavors to meld together, and it's worth the wait.
Note About Soaking
You want to avoid overly soggy cookies or an overpowering coffee flavor. That's why the liquor is optional but relatively standard in this recipe. If you add it, incorporate it into the espresso and water mixture.
Once the tiramisu has chilled and set, it's time to dig in and savor the Beautiful layers of creamy goodness and the delicate spice of the Biscoff biscuits.
Enjoy every blissful bite of this Biscoff dessert!