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                        TIRAMI SU  “PICK ME UP CAKE”
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       ea           Egg yolks
      1/2   c            Sugar
    1       c            Mascarpone Cheese
    1       pt           Whipping cream, chilled
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       ea           Genoise (sponge cake) sliced
                         Into 3 layers
      1/4   c            Sugar
      3/4   c            Espresso or Strong Coffee
    1       oz           Rum
    2       tb           Cocoa powder
    The first set of ingredients is for the filling.
   1) Whisk egg yolks and 1/4 cup of sugar together.
   Whisk in the Mascarpone cheese. 2) In a seperate bowl,
   whip the cream, the rest of the sugar and the vanilla
   until almost stiff - no peaks. 3) Fold the Mascarpone
   cheese mixture in to the whipped cream and continue to
   whip, until stiff. Set aside. 4) Make a fully
   dissolved syrup with 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tbs water,
   espresso and rum. 5) Brush a layers of sponge cake
   with the espresso mixture. with a spatula, smooth
   about a 1/2 inch thick layer of the mascarpone cheese
   mixture on top. Brush the second layer with espresso,
   and place it espressso side down on the first layer.
   Brush the top with espresso. Spread on another 1/2
   inch of the mascarpone cheese mixture. repeat the
   procedure with the third layer of cake. Cover the top
   and sides of the cakes with thin layer of the
   mascarpone filling. 6) With a sieve and a spoon,
   sprinkle the top of the cake with cocoa powder. Cover
   the sides of the cake with chocolate shavings.
   Refrigerate at least three hours. This cake does not
   hold up well when exposed to any heat, so keep it cool.
   From the book; La Cucina di Andrea’s by Author Chef
   Andrea Apuzzo
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