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Old 06-18-2017, 11:33 AM   #1
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Can you figure out the rest of this recipe?

Hello,
I remember a really tasty dessert that our housekeeper used to make when we were kids and I've been trying to remember the recipe for a while now... can you please help?
Here is what i know so far:
  • Dip plain biscuits in instant coffee (nescafe) to soften them and place them in the bottom of a pyrex.
  • In a seperate bowl, add egg whites and beat until fluffy. Then add cocoa (not sure if this is before or after beating the egg whites). Not sure if some other ingredients should also be added in this step (like sugar or vanilla...)
  • Place one layer of biscuits then one layer of the chocolate mix
    Put in the fridge for ?? Hours

This is as much as i remember from it. Are there any more steps or ingredients to it? Also is it a known recipe, if yes then what is it called

Thanks in advance

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Old 06-18-2017, 12:01 PM   #2
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It is Tiramisu
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It is Tiramisu
I don't think so, cz tiramisu has white filling while my recipe's filling is chocolate. Also it does not taste like coffee ( even though the biscuits are dipped in coffee); it has a sweet taste.
Maybe it's a variable of tiramissu?
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Old 06-18-2017, 12:18 PM   #4
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That was my first thought Snip. Those biscuits sound like what we call Lady Fingers. A thin cookie type.

Welcome to DC. I am sure someone will come along with the whole recipe.
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Tiramisu was my first thought. It may be her variation on something similar. Could be anything. Perhaps the filling is some sort of chocolate mousse?
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I didn't read your message properly sorry. The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I saw the basic steps of Tiramisu and clearly filled in the blanks myself lol. Will go think a bit, maybe I can figure it out.
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Tiramisu was my first thought. It may be her variation on something similar. Could be anything. Perhaps the filling is some sort of chocolate mousse?
From her description I have seen so many Italian grandmothers making this by dipping the Lady Fingers in Instant Coffee. They normally use expresso coffee, but here is the U.S. they often found it too expensive. And Nescafe is a big seller in Europe. The nice thing about Tiramisu is you can make it with anything you want to. I made it once for a party and used chocolate whipped cream whereas where as Daloo remembers beaten egg whites. So it certainly sounds like Tiramiasu.
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Boudoir biscuit pudding | Food24
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The link above looks like a similar recipe. Hope it helps.
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From her description I have seen so many Italian grandmothers making this by dipping the Lady Fingers in Instant Coffee. They normally use expresso coffee, but here is the U.S. they often found it too expensive. And Nescafe is a big seller in Europe. The nice thing about Tiramisu is you can make it with anything you want to. I made it once for a party and used chocolate whipped cream whereas where as Daloo remembers beaten egg whites. So it certainly sounds like Tiramiasu.
I found something similar. I do the same with Tiramisu, use Nescafe. Much cheaper and works fine. I also add Amarula or Baileys. Yum!
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Can you figure out the rest of this recipe? Hello, I remember a really tasty dessert that our housekeeper used to make when we were kids and I've been trying to remember the recipe for a while now... can you please help? Here is what i know so far: [LIST] Dip plain biscuits in instant coffee (nescafe) to soften them and place them in the bottom of a pyrex. [/LIST] [LIST] In a seperate bowl, add egg whites and beat until fluffy. Then add cocoa (not sure if this is before or after beating the egg whites). Not sure if some other ingredients should also be added in this step (like sugar or vanilla...) [/LIST] [LIST] Place one layer of biscuits then one layer of the chocolate mix Put in the fridge for ?? Hours [/LIST] This is as much as i remember from it. Are there any more steps or ingredients to it? Also is it a known recipe, if yes then what is it called Thanks in advance:chef: 3 stars 1 reviews
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