Tiramisu's Greatest Hits

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

I've started compiling some of the most creative and unique sweet creations I keep coming across the internet. I know there are lots of compilations everywhere, but I'd love to make my own; to share with you guys, and to keep on my blog for future reference. 

After noticing a lot of unconventional Tiramisu desserts around, I decided to compile a list of some of my favorites. "Tiramisu" literally means "pick me up" in Italian; it's generally a coffee-flavored layered dessert consisting of creamy cheese, ladyfingers (and often a little alcohol), sprinkled with cocoa powder. However, a lot of people have used the base of cream and ladyfingers and made tons of riffs off the original! Here are some of the most clever and delicious looking ones I've found.

Click ahead to see the source behind the photo and check out their blogs for the recipes...

Banana Cream Tiramisu - Heather's Dish


Baileys and Hot Chocolate Tiramisu - A Bittersweet Wife

Tiramisu Dip - Cheesecake for All


Tiramisu Tart - The Galley Gourmet


Pomegranate Blood Orange Tiramisu - Today's Nest


Limoncello Tiramisu - Eva Toneva

Tropical Tiramisu - The Wandering Girl


Eight Texture Tiramisu - Almost Bourdain


Tiramisu Pancakes - The Ivory Hut


Apricot & Matcha Tiramisu - L'Atelier Vi

Let me know what you think! And hopefully these will inspire you to try your own riff on the classic Italian pick-me-up :)

3 comments:

StephenB said...

The pictures are colorful, beautiful and looks so delicious... Where can I order samples?

Mary said...

Everyone of these looks wonderful but the one featuring Limoncello really got my attention. Wow! This is mt first visit to your blog, so I took sometime to browse through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. You've created a great spot to visit and I really enjoyed the time I spent here. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Amrita Rawat said...

Thank you! :)

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