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Amaretto Tiramisu

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Servings: 8
"I wanted to share a super recipe with you, it's for Amaretto Tiramisu. The amaretto gives it a different taste--very yummy.
I love Tiramisu but have never been bold enough to make it (even though I have several different recipes rated from easy to complicated)"......Lynne

8 ounces Neufchâtel cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
5 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups (8 oz. container) reduced-fat nondairy whipped topping
24 (7 oz. package) ladyfingers
3/4 cup strong coffee
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons sliced blanched almonds (optional)

1. Beat together cream cheese and sugar in medium-size bowl until light and creamy, 3 to 4 minutes. Beat in amaretto and vanilla.

2. Fold whipped topping into cream-cheese mixture.

3. Arrange half of ladyfingers in dish just large enough to hold them in one layer, such as a 9 x 9-inch casserole dish. Sprinkle with half the coffee. Top with half the cream-cheese mixture, spreading smooth. Sprinkle with half the cocoa. Arrange the remaining ladyfingers over cocoa. Sprinkle with remaining coffee. Top with remaining cream-cheese mixture, smoothing the top. Sprinkle with remaining cocoa.

4. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and sliced almonds.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information
Nutritional Value Per Serving: (1 slice/1/8 of recipe)
295 calories
16g fat (5g saturated)
6g protein,
31g carbohydrates
151mg sodium
112mg cholesterol

Source: The Internet
Submitted By: Lynne Parrish
Date: September 13, 2003


Reviewer: julie
I really enjoyed cooking and eating this creation and so did the rest of my family. Thanks.

Reviewer: Jo Ann Tarachowski
This is a very easy Tiramisu recipe, however, I used Mascarpone cheese instead of the neufchatel cream cheese. This made it more authentic. Also, the Mascarpone is richer and smoother than cream cheese. Save the cream cheese for a fantastic cheesecake. Tiramisu MUST be made with MASCARPONE. This recipe uses cool whip(whipped topping) instead of whipped egg whites which makes it easier and creamier-I liked that!!


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