“You can't make authentic tiramisu without using mascarpone. However, I found a way to cut calories and fat without sacrificing taste by substituting nonfat Greek style yogurt for the heavy cream in most recipes. It gives a rich texture, subtle tang and the extra protein is a bonus! I used a round 8" souffle dish but if you use a square pan, you might need a few more ladyfingers. This is very quick to make but you have to be patient with the chilling time. If I make it late in the evening, I am not tempted to eat it until the next day!”
4hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the coffee and brandy in a shallow bowl.
  2. Quickly dip half the ladyfingers in the coffee mixture, turning to coat them but not so much that they get soggy.
  3. Arrange in one layer over bottom of your pan.
  4. Beat mascarpone with confectioners sugar until fluffy.
  5. Beat in yogurt and vanilla extract until well mixed with mascarpone.
  6. Spoon mascarpone yogurt mixture over the ladyfingers in pan and smooth the top.
  7. Sprinkle half the grated chocolate over the top.
  8. Dip the remaining ladyfingers in coffee mixture and arrange over the top.
  9. Sprinkle remaining chocolate evenly over the top of the ladyfingers.
  10. Chill for four hours or overnight.

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