Pistachio tiramisu

Pistachio tiramisu
In this slightly unusual tiramisu, the classic Amaretto is partially replaced by whisky, which goes better with the pistachio flavour.
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Last modified on: June 2nd 2013

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Prepare the soaking syrup: mix 250 ml cold coffee, 100 ml Sugar syrup and 2 tablespoons whisky in a bowl.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Prepare the cream by beating 250 ml liquid cream, 250 g Mascarpone, 90 g caster sugar, 10 g Vanilla sugar, 1 Egg and 3 tablespoons Amaretto together.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Take a little of this cream and mix it with 100 g Pistachio powder or paste (this is easier to mix in if it is already in almost liquid form).

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Pour this mixture into the rest of the cream...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
...and fold in gently with a soft spatula to make the pistachio cream.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Use a gratin-type dish and arrange the first layer of biscuits in the bottom, after soaking them briefly in the coffee syrup.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Cover with a layer of pistachio cream.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Add a second layer of soaked biscuits.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Then another layer of pistachio cream.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Pistachio tiramisu
Finish by dusting the top with cocoa powder.

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
You will notice, I'm sure, how tiramisu always improves on being kept overight in the fridge.
A few days, protected with food film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
7,995 Kcal or 33,473 Kj186 gr2,247 gr362 gr
400 %72 %212 %55 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
480 Kcal or 2,010 Kj11 gr135 gr22 gr
24 %4 %13 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
999 Kcal or 4,183 Kj23 gr281 gr45 gr
50 %9 %26 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Nuts, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 8 people : 7.08 €
  • Per person : 0.89 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fillets of sole Dieppoise, Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Leek fondue, Gratin with Parmesan flavours, ... All
Cold coffeeCold coffee: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: New tiramisu, Tiramisu, Chocolate mousse, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, ... All
MascarponeMascarpone: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pea risotto "Mantecare", Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Tiramisu, Crunchy blackcurrant and mascarpone cream verrine, Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, ... All
Sugar syrupSugar syrup: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pavlova, Strawberry Charlotte, Peach and blackcurrant coupe, Strawberry sorbet, Baked Alaska, ... All
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  • Hi, does not really matter, soft peaks is preferable but not mandatory.
    Posted by jh march 17th 2017 at 09:01 n° 2
  • Hi - can you let me know what consistency the cream mixture is whipped to (soft peaks? stiff peaks?).
    Posted by maheen march 16th 2017 at 16:20 n° 1
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