Individual Strawberry and White Chocolate Tiramisu Wine Glasses

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Kahlua or other coffee flavored liquor
  • 1 1/2 cups espresso or strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 12 lady fingers cookies
  • 8 strawberries, green removed and sliced
  • 2 ounces of white chocolate

Directions

With an electric mixer whip the heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add the sugar and whip a little bit longer until the sugar is thoroughly integrated and the peaks are firm. Scoop out about a cup or so of the whipped cream and set aside to use as a topper later.

In a separate medium-sized bowl, whisk the mascarpone and Kahlua together until smooth and creamy. Gently fold a third of the whipped cream into the mascarpone and Kahlua mixture to lighten. Fold in the rest of the whipped cream in to combine.

Using a serrated knife, cut each ladyfinger in half. I also slice off the little, rounded ends so the ladyfingers fit more easily into the wine glasses.

Stir the espresso or coffee and the brandy together in a small bowl. Dip each ladyfinger half in the coffee-brandy mixture, making sure they aren’t in submerged for more than 5 seconds, otherwise they may disolve into mush.

Place two laydfinger halves into the bottom of the wine glass. Spoon over some of the mascarpone-cream to cover, place down 4 or 5 slices of strawberries, and then using a grater or microplane, grate over some of the white chocolate. Top with two more layers of coffee soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone-cream, strawberries, and grated chocolate. Cover each glass with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight. To serve, uncover and place a dollop of the reserved whipped cream on top.

Serves 2