Amaretto Tiramisu

This recipe is easy and is absolutely delicious.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Cool Whip topping (8 ounce container)
  • 24 ladyfingers (7 ounce package)
  • 3/4 cup strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sliced blanched almonds

Instructions

  1. Beat together cream cheese and sugar in medium-size bowl until light and creamy, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Beat in amaretto and vanilla extract.
  3. Fold whipped topping into cream-cheese mixture.
  4. Arrange half of ladyfingers in dish just large enough to hold them in one layer, such as a 9-inch square casserole dish. Sprinkle with half the coffee. Top with half the cream-cheese mixture, spreading smooth. Sprinkle with half the cocoa.
  5. Arrange the remaining ladyfingers over cocoa. Sprinkle with remaining coffee. Top with remaining cream-cheese mixture, smoothing the top. Sprinkle with remaining cocoa.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight.
  7. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and sliced almonds.

Posted by Lynsue at Recipe Goldmine 7:55:58pm 10/17/03.