Gluten free Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Tags: Desserts Continental

Tea Cup Chocolate and Orange Tiramisu. A classic Venetian dessert made easy using gluten free bread for the base. Serve in dainty tea cups to wow dinner guests.

Ingredients:

4-5 slices Wholesome White Loaf
100 ml (fresh) orange juice
250 ml double cream
200 g mascarpone cheese
1 tsp orange extract
zest of an orange
100 g icing sugar
150 g dark chocolate
or
150 g milk chocolate
To dust:
cocoa powder

Preparation

You will need 4 tea cups for this recipe.

  • Remove the crusts and toast the bread slices on both sides and then soak in the orange juice for 5 minutes.
  • Melt the chocolate and 75ml double cream together and bring to the boil, stirring constantly before allowing to cool slightly.
  • Whisk the mascarpone, icing sugar, orange extract and orange zest together.
  • Once combined, whip in 175ml double cream to form a stiff mixture – make sure you do not over whip.
  • Take your 4 tea cups and layer the bread at the base, followed by the chocolate sauce and finally a layer of the creamy mixture.
  • Repeat if possible depending on cup size until all the ingredients are used up.
  • Place in fridge to chill for 2 hours.
  • Serve dusted with cocoa powder.

NB: to serve 8

  • For larger parties, line a 2lb loaf tin with cling film, double the quantity of ingredients and follow the method.
  • Chill for 3 hours..