Lemon Tiramisu


1/4 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup water
28 sponge fingers/ lady’s fingers
250 ml whipping cream
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup icing sugar
250 ml mascarpone cheese
500 gm lemon curd ( home made or store bought )


  1. Add lemon juice, sugar and water in a saucepan and heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the flame and allow to cool down completely.
  2. Add whipping cream in a mixing bowl and whip until it forms soft peaks. Add vanilla essence and icing sugar and whip again until it forms stiff peaks.
  3. In another large bowl, beat mascarpone cheese until smooth.
  4. Then gently fold the cream mixture into the mascarpone cheese.
  5. Take a glass or baking dish, dip the sponge fingers, one by one, into the lemon syrup and layer them side by side until you cover the bottom of the dish.
  6. Top with half of the mascarpone cream mixture and spread evenly over the sponge fingers.
  7. Now add half of lemon curd and spread evenly over the cream mixture.
  8. Then again layer another layer of sponge fingers dipped in lemon syrup.
  9. Top it with rest of the cream mixture and spread evenly and lastly add the remaining lemon curd and smooth the top.
  10. Cover with a cling wrap and refrigerate for 5-6 hours or overnight. Cut into slices and serve …..
  • Can garnish with lemon slices or piped cream or decorate as you wish…

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