Strawberry Shortcake Tiramisu is the ultimate birthday dessert! Every holiday I am delivering outstanding treats. Last year on my father-in-law ("Pop Pop")'s birthday, I delivered a flop dessert. Have you ever tried to deliver a cream pie across town when it's 100 degrees out? Let's just say it was a humbling moment when he opened the door to a dripping cream topping. All I could do was bust out laughing.
Luckily Pop Pop has a great sense of humor. Thanks to this AH mazing summery tiramisu I am completely redeemed! Using the basic idea of an Italian dessert, the tiramisu, I layered lady fingers cake, tiramisu cream and fresh strawberries to create the most mouthwatering strawberry dessert I have ever tasted.
This dessert completely disappeared in a blink and trust me there will be more very soon. Any dessert you can make without heating up the house may be coming out of my kitchen this summer.
TSRI's Summer Celebration is just around the corner this year we are adding a TSRI Traveling Tour in the USA. We are so excited to share our Summer Celebration and our travel experiences with you. What do you have planned for this summer?
With love from our kitchen table to yours! XO
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Strawberry Shortcake Tiramisu
4 egg yolks
¼ cup granulated sugar, plus 1 teaspoon (divided)
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup heavy whipping cream
18 lady fingers
2 cups strawberries
¼ cup orange juice
prepared whipped cream
Slice strawberries and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar. Stir to combine and set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, combine egg yolks and sugar. Mix on medium until sugar and egg mixture is light and fluffy, about 3-5 minutes. Add salt, whipping cream and cream cheese. Whip until mixture is thick and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, pour orange juice into a wide bowl.
Once cream is done, layer your dessert in a trifle dish. Dip ladyfingers, one at a time into orange juice and crumble into the bottom of the trifle dish. Each dish will get 1 ½ lady fingers on the first layer. Add a heaping ¼ of cream to each trifle dish. Divide ½ of strawberries amongst trifle dishes. Repeat.
Top with a dollop of whipped cream and a drizzle of strawberry syrup. Serve and enjoy.
COOK'S NOTE: If you want to 'spice' things up a bit, you can swap Grand Marnier orange liqueur for the orange juice.
Click here for a printable version of this recipe - The Slow Roasted Italian.com