Recipe: Tiramisù

Disney World’s newest restaurant, Trattoria al Forno, has been a hit since its debut in December. Fans of the classic Italian dessert – Tiramisù, will love this one as well. With this recipe, you can make the delicious dessert at home.

Tiramisù from Trattoria al Forno

Tiramisù from Trattoria al Forno


6 eggs, separated
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
2 (8-ounce) containers mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups espresso or strong coffee, divided
2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup amaretto, divided
20 to 25 packaged ladyfingers
Cocoa powder, for dusting

  1. Combine egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer at medium-high speed 2 to 3 minutes until light yellow; add mascarpone, 1 tablespoon espresso, and 2 tablespoons amaretto, whisking until very smooth.
  2. Combine egg whites and 1/2 cup sugar in a separate large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer at medium-high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into mascarpone mixture.
  3. Combine remaining espresso, amaretto, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar in a shallow bowl.
  4. Quickly dip each ladyfinger into espresso mixture and create a single layer along the bottom of a 13×9-inch dish.
  5. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then create a second layer of soaked ladyfingers. Top with remaining mascarpone mixture. Dust liberally with cocoa powder.
  6. Cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least for 3 hours and up to 8 hours before serving.

Trattoria al Forno is open from 7:30 am to 11 am for breakfast and 5 pm to 10 pm for dinner.  The Disney Dining Plan and Tables in Wonderland are accepted.

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