One chef, one recipe: Tiramisu by Chef Aniket Sawant

Head chef of The Lovefools, Chef Aniket Sawant rustles up a classic version of the famed Italian dessert, tiramisu, but with a twist. 

What makes Chef Aniket Sawant’s version of tiramisu special is the use of Grover’s One Tree Hill mulled wine, which is a complete game changer. 

Tiramisu

Ingredients

Sponge

30 gm flour

30 gm butter

30 gm sugar

3 tbsp Grover’s One Tree Hill mulled wine

1 whole egg

1 tsp vanilla essence

Soaking syrup

1 Espresso shot

1 cup cold water 

1 cup ice

Creamy layer

500 gm cream cheese

125 gm sugar

100 gm fresh cream

100 gm whipped cream

Cocoa powder for dusting

Method

  • In a stand mixer add butter (at room temperature) and sugar and beat for 4-5 minutes until the mixture emulsifies and becomes pale in colour. 
  • Add 3 tbsp of Grover’s One Red Hill mulled wine.
  • Crack the egg in a bowl and add vanilla essence to it to reduce the egginess. Add to the mixer and continue beating for a few minutes. 
  • Then add flour at a slow speed so it gets mixed properly. 
  • Give the sponge mixture a nice stir to remove any lumps. 
  • Then transfer to a baking dish with a spatula. 
  • Bake at 180 degrees C for 15-20 min.
  • Nest, in a stand mixer, add whipped cream and let it beat for 3-4 minutes. Add cream cheese and beat for another 3-4 minutes. Add fresh cream and sugar and beat for another 3-4 minutes. 
  • The last step is assembling the tiramisu. For this first cut the sponge with a round cutter to assemble in a glass. 
  • Soak the sponge in soaking syrup for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Add the sponge as a base layer, add a layer of cream and keep alternating.
  • The last layer will be of cream. Dust with cocoa powder.
  • This makes two portions of tiramisu.

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