Pimm's Skinny Tiramisu


Monday 31 July 2017

Pimm's Skinny Tiramisu

British summer time screams strawberries and Pimm's to me. I therefore decided to combine them to make  Pimm's skinny tiramisu. 

Pimm's skinny tiramasu

I love tiramisu - coffee, chocolate and an indulgent cream. However, when I made one a few years back and saw the calories in mascarpone, I realised that it wasn't going to love me! My Mum told me to give Quark a try and I haven't looked back.

This recipe using sponge fingers soaked in Pimm's. This is layered with a layer of Pimm's flavoured quark and creme fraiche and topped with fresh strawberries. I have made individual pots here, but you could make it in a big dish too. It can be made the night before and will thicken in the fridge. This recipe is for 4 people.

Pimm's Skinny Tiramasu

Pimm's Skinny Tiramisu 

  • Pimm's
  • 12 sponge fingers
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lime
  • 150g half fat creme fraiche
  • 250g quark
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 6 strawberries
  1. Break the sponge fingers in half
  2. Squeeze the juice of 1 orange and 1 lime and mix with 75ml Pimm's
  3. Dip the sponge fingers in the Pimm's mixture. Place 3 pieces at the bottom of each dish.
  4. Heat 2tbsp Pimm's with 2tbsp of caster sugar and stir in the creme fraiche and quark.
  5. Spoon a layer of this over the sponge fingers. Repeat with another layer of sponge fingers and quark mixture.
  6. Allow to cool in the fridge. Top with 3 halves of fresh strawberries and sprig on mint to garnish.

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Pimm's Skinny Tiramisu using quark and creme faiche

What foods make you think of British summer?

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