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limOncello tiramisù

Tiramisù (translating to “pick me up” or “cheer me up” in Italian) is classically made with the ladyfingers dipped in espresso and layered with a whipped custard mixed with mascarpone cheese. I’ve made this variation where the ladyfingers are soaked with a lemon juice and Limoncello syrup that makes a very bright and refreshing dessert.

You can make this dessert ahead of time, it gets better as it sits- the ladyfingers soak up all the flavors. It’s perfect for entertaining…and your guests would be so impressed with your fancy Italian dessert that most people think is only a “restaurant dessert”.

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