This recipe is for a delicious Italian-inspired dessert: Red Fruit Chocolate Tiramisu. Layers of ladyfingers dipped in espresso or strong coffee, and a rich and creamy mascarpone cheese mixture with chopped red fruit and chocolate chips. Topped with cocoa powder and additional red fruit and chocolate chips for garnish, this dessert is perfect for coffee and chocolate lovers alike. It’s easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it a great dessert to serve for any occasion.
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
- 1/2 cup red fruit (such as strawberries, raspberries, or cherries), chopped
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee
- 24 ladyfingers
- Cocoa powder for dusting
- In a large mixing bowl, beat heavy whipping cream and sugar together until stiff peaks form.
- Add in mascarpone cheese and beat until well combined.
- Fold in chopped red fruit and chocolate chips.
- Pour brewed espresso or strong coffee into a shallow dish.
- Dip ladyfingers into the coffee mixture and line the bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish.
- Spread half of the mascarpone mixture over the ladyfingers.
- Repeat with another layer of dipped ladyfingers and the remaining mascarpone mixture.
- Dust the top with cocoa powder.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- Before serving, garnish with additional chopped red fruit and chocolate chips, if desired.