Lemon Tiramisu

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Deliciously sweet & lemony, you will quickly fall in love with this dessert!

Camille C.
Camille C.

20 minutes

Prep time

4 hours

Resting time

767 cal.

Per serving


Electric hand mixer, Dish


Sugar (granulated)

Step 1

Place a large bowl in the refrigerator to chill for the whipped cream in a later step. In a small bowl, add the sugar. Zest the lemon into the bowl & massage with your fingers to infuse the sugar.


Step 2

Separate the egg whites from the yolks & add the yolks to a bowl with the lemon-sugar mixture. Whisk until the mixture is light & fluffy.


Step 3

Add the mascarpone & whisk until smooth.


Step 4

Pour in a few tablespoons of limoncello & mix.

Heavy cream

Step 5

In a large bowl, add the heavy cream. Whip the cream with an electric whisk until you have thick, soft peaks.

Step 6

Gently fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone mixture & set aside.


Step 7

Juice the lemons & add the juice & remaining limoncello to a shallow bowl.


Step 8

Dunk the biscuits on each side in the limoncello mixture. Arrange a layer in the bottom of a baking dish. You can also prepare your tiramisu in glasses, ramekins or bowls.

Lemon curd

Step 9

Pour half of the mascarpone mousse & spread it evenly across the dish. Add half of the lemon curd & swirl it into the mascarpone. Add a second layer of dunked cookies, mascarpone & finish with lemon curd swirls.

Step 10

Cover the tiramisu with plastic wrap & place in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Step 11

Serve the tiramisu cold & garnish with lemon zest & lemon slices if desired. Enjoy!

Recipe tipHannah

For optimal flavor & texture, make this recipe a day before serving :-)

- Hannah, Food Editor

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy767 cal.
Fat43 g
Carbohydrates81 g
Protein13 g
Fiber1 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lemon Tiramisu" contains 767 Energy, 43 g of Fat, 81 g of Carbohydrates, 13 g of Protein, 1 g of Fiber.

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