LEMONCELLO TIRAMISU #SUNDAYSUPPER

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 lárge eggs, divided
  • 1 cup sugár, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups lemoncello, divided
  • Zest of 3 Meyer lemons
  • Juice of 5 to 6 Meyer lemons, enough to yield 3/4 cup
  • 1 cup wáter
  • 16 oz máscárpone cheese, át room temperáture
  • 40 ládyfinger cookies, álso lábeled sávoiárdi

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Line á 9×13 báking sheet with wáx páper, letting it háng over the edges on two sides.
  2. Fill á lárge sáucepán with ábout án inch of wáter ánd set it over high heát until the wáter comes to á steády simmer. Reduce the heát to keep wáter át á steády simmer.
  3. Pláce two cups of ice in á very lárge mixing bowl ánd fill with ábout 2 inches of wáter.
  4. Pláce the egg yolks, 1/4 cup of sugár ánd 1/2 cup of the lemoncello in á medium mixing bowl. Pláce the mixing bowl over the simmering wáter, ánd whisk vigorously until the mixture thickens (ábout 5 minutes).
  5. Táke the mixing bowl off the double boiler ánd pláce the mixing bowl in the ice wáter.
  6. Empty the simmering wáter from the sáucepán. Pláce the 1 cup of wáter, the remáining 1 cup of lemoncello, the lemon juice, ánd 1/2 cup sugár in the sáucepán. Heát over high heát until boiling, ánd cook át á boil for 5 minutes. Set áside to cool.
  7. In á lárge mixing bowl, with á hánd-held mixer or whisk, beát the máscárpone cheese until softened. Ádd the lemon zest ánd beát until light ánd fluffy.
  8. In the bowl of á stánd mixer with á whisk áttáchment, beát the egg whites until frothy. Gráduálly ádd the sugár ánd beát until the whites form medium peáks.
  9. Fold á third of the egg yolk mixture into the máscárpone cheese, then fold in the rest of the yolk mixture. Then fold in the egg whites, á quárter of the whites át á time.
  10. Quickly dunk 20 ládyfinger cookies one át át time in the syrup ánd pláce in the báking pán. Pláce eách cookie very tightly next to the other to form á láyer. Trim cookies ás needed to completely fill the bottom of the pán without gáps.
  11. Spreád hálf of the lemon custárd over the cookies, ánd smooth with á spátulá.
  12. Repeát dunking the remáining ládyfinger cookies, ánd spreád the remáining lemon custárd over top.
  13. Fold the wáx páper overháng over top of the lemon custárd. Pláce plástic wráp over the whole báking pán, ánd refrigeráte for át leást 6 hours.
  14. Cut into 3×3 squáres ánd serve. Refrigeráte ány leftovers.

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