Ali's favorite dessert on earth is Tiramisu, so I went online looking for recipes and I found this one. I thought it sounded yummy and when I told Ali about it, his face lite up. I haven't done it, so if anyone gets to make it before me, let me know how it turns out =)
Chocolate Coffee Tiramisu
1 1/2 cups 5% ricotta cheese
1/2 cup light cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg whites
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup strong prepared coffee
3 tablespoons chocolate/coffee-flavored liqueur
16 lady finger cookies
Spray a 9-inch square baking dish with vegetable spray.
In food processor, combine ricotta cheese, cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, egg
yolk and vanilla until smooth; transfer to a bowl.
In bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and
continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whites into the
Combine coffee and liqueur in a small bowl.
Put half of lady fingers in bottom of dish. Sprinkle with half of
coffee-liqueur mixture. Spread half of ricotta mixture on top.
Repeat layers. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours, or overnight.
Contributor: Rose Reisman's Enlightened Home Cooking
Yield: 6 servings
found it on: http://recipegal.com/tiramisu/Chocolate-Coffee-Tiramisu.htm