Mini Tiramisù with Nutella®

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Mini Tiramisù with Nutella
Coffee, biscuits and… Nutella for Christmas
If you decided to go for tiramisù as a Christmas sweet you decided to embrace the Italian tradition. Checking the ingredients and praying for a perfect coffee to enrich your delicacy. In the meanwhile, Nutella is patiently waiting to join the action with a clear mission: to give the tiramisù something extraordinary.
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • For the Tiramisù:
  • 600g custard to prepare
  • 300g whipping cream
  • 300g mascarpone
  • 75g granulated sugar
  • Few drops of Rum or Marsala
  • 400g ladyfinger biscuits
  • ½ l coffee
  • 120g Nutella®
  • golden beads to decorate
  • For the custard:
  • 500g fresh whole milk
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 120g granulated sugar
  • 35g corn starch
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 vanilla pod
Step 1
Step 1
For the custard:
  • Put an empty stainless steel bowl into the freezer (you will use later to cool down the custard)
  • Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a knife and scrape out the seeds.
  • In a pan, heat the milk with the vanilla seeds. Remove from the stove just as the milk begins to simmer around the edge of the pan.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the egg yolks with the sugar, the starch and the salt
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Add the hot milk to the mixture in a steady stream, stirring constantly
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Heat again the mixture, stirring until it steams and thickens (about 2 minutes)
  • Remove from fire and let cool down, placing the mixture into the stainless steel bowl kept in the freezer and cover with a transparent film.
  • Let cool down to 4 or 5 degrees (it will take about 30 minutes)
  • Step 4
    Step 4
    For the Tiramisù:
  • In a bowl, whip the cream with mascarpone and sugar (pay attention to do not whip too much)
  • Flavor with a bit of Rum or Marsala
  • Gently combine the custard with the mixture of mascarpone and cream
  • Step 5
    Step 5
  • Dip the ladyfinger biscuits into the coffee
  • Step 6
    Step 6
  • Take 8 glasses and in each of them put some mascarpone cream, followed by a layer of biscuit and again another layer of cream
  • With the help of a piping bag, draw a Christmas tree with 15g of Nutella® and with a golden bead on top of the tree