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DESSERT RECIPE:
Strawberry Tiramisu

1-lb Mascarpone
-cup Brandy 0r Tia Maria
-cup cold espresso, or strong coffee
4-eggs, separated
1-cup white sugar
1 to 2 packages of ladyfingers
3-squares grated semi-sweet chocolate
1-quart fresh strawberries
2-tbsp white sugar
-cup brandy


Wash, hull and thickly slice the berries
Pour the sugar and brandy over them and let them sit
Beat egg yolks with the brandy until well-mixed
Add the mascarpone and continue to beat until smooth
Whip the egg whites until frothy, and gradually add the white sugar
Continue to beat until they are quite stiff
Dip the ladyfingers, one by one (and quickly or they will get soggy) in the coffee, and put a single layer in the bottom of the pan
Place a layer of strawberries on the ladyfingers
Pour half the cheese mixture over the strawberries
Sprinkle half of the grated chocolate
Repeat the layering, using the rest of the ladyfingers, strawberries, cheese mixture, and chocolate
Chill for 4 to 6 hours

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