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Cherry Tiramisu

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  • 12 Ladyfinger Cookies
  • 2/3 c Espresso
  • 3 lg Eggs; at room temperature
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 1 c Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 c Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tb Lemon Juice
  • 4 oz Semisweet Chocolate; finely chopped
  • 1 c Sweet Cherries; pitted


Arrange the cookies in a single layer on waxed paper; drizzle evenly with espresso. Set aside. Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl beat eggs and sugar on high speed until thick and pale; set aside. In a deep, chilled bowl, combine cream, powdered sugar, and lemon juice; beat at high speed until stiff. Fold cream mixture into egg mixture.

Arrange half the cookies in the bottom of a wide, 2 quart glass bowl. Cover with half the cream mixture, then evenly sprinkle on half the chocolate. Top with remaining cookies, cream mixture, and chocolate. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 3 hours. Arrange berries around edge of dish.

Cut into wedges, then lift out with a wide serving spoon.

Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per serving: 289 calories, 4.9 g protein, 18 g fat, 30 g carbohydrate, 49 mg sodium, 195 mg cholesterol.

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