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Classic tiramisu
  • Serves: 6
  • Prep time: Ready in 20 minutes plus chilling
  • Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Syns per serving:

Our slimline version of this elegant Italian classic looks and tastes sublime.


  • 2 medium egg yolks*
  • 3 level tbsp sweetener
  • A few drops vanilla essence
  • 400g plain quark
  • 12 sponge fingers
  • 2 tsp instant coffee dissolved in 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 150g fat-free natural fromage frais
  • 6 chocolate-coated coffee beans
  • 2 level tsp cocoa powder


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg yolks and 2 tablespoons of the sweetener together until thick and creamy. Add the vanilla essence and 2 tablespoons of quark and whisk in gently. Gradually whisk in the remaining quark to form a smooth cream.
  2. Break the sponge fingers in half and place them in a shallow dish. Mix the coffee and brandy together and drizzle over the sponge fingers, mixing them gently to coat in the liquid.
  3. Divide half of the sponge fingers between six small serving glasses, top with half of the quark mixture, then with the rest of the sponge fingers and a second layer of quark. Chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Sweeten the fromage frais with the remaining sweetener and spoon on top of each glass. Decorate with the chocolate-coated coffee beans and dust with cocoa before serving.

Tip: Pregnant women, the elderly, babies and toddlers are advised to choose eggs showing the British Lion stamp if eating raw or partially cooked eggs.

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