Monday, May 18, 2009


One of my favorite desserts EVER is Tiramisu. When I'm grocery shopping or at a restaurant I am always tempted by tiramisu. I decided that I could probably make my own, and make it really healthy at that! I even made my own grain-free soft lady fingers. There are times where my baking doesn't turn out the first time, but this was a first time success!! 
I made this for a girl's dinner night, and they all loved it! I hope you enjoy it too... it is so luscious! Just beware because you will want to eat the whole pan of this because it's so good!

5 Eggs, preferably room temperature
1 tsp Stevita stevia
1/2 scant cup coconut flour
1/2 scant cup almond flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly butter a cookie sheet.

Beat yolk with an electric mixer on high until they are pale yellow and about double the volume. Add 1 tsp stevia and mix until combined. Slowly add the flour and mix together. The batter will be very thick and sticky.

Beat egg whites (with cleaned beaters) until the whites hold stiff peaks. Add 1/4 of the egg whites to the batter and mix with the electric mixer. The batter should become less stiff. Then fold in the remaining egg whites gently until thoroughly combined and even color.

Spoon into quart sized zip-lock bag and cut off one of the corners. It is going to be used as a pastry bag. 

Pipe small lines of lady fingers (about 1 1/2- 2 inches long) on the baking sheet so they almost touch. 

Bake about 14-16 minutes. They should be golden and dry, but springy when touched. Cool completely before use. Should make 40-50 ladyfingers

About 40 ladyfingers
2 shots espresso
1/2 cup water
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp Stevita stevia
15 oz full-fat ricotta cheese
2 tsp Stevita stevia (or more to taste)
Cocoa powder, for dusting
Shavings of unsweetened dark chocolate

Mix and chill 2 shots espresso with 1/2 cup water. In a small bowl whip up the 1 cup of whipping cream with an electric mixer on high. Add 1/4 tsp Stevita stevia. In a medium bowl mix ricotta cheese with 2 tsp stevia. Mix with an electric mixer until combined. Fold the whipped cream into the ricotta mixture.
Put 1/2 (about 20) ladyfingers into the espresso and water mixture and let them soak, about 2 minutes. Line them on the bottom of a serving dish. Cover the lady fingers with 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture. Dust with cocoa. Take the second half of the lady fingers and soak in the espresso for about 2 minutes. Place the lady fingers on top of the cocoa. Spread the remaining ricotta cheese mixture on top of the lady fingers. Dust with cocoa and add the chocolate shavings on top for a beautiful presentation.



  1. Your recipe for lady fingers looks amazing! Thanks for sharing the recipe. It's sounds like a great project for a dinner party... or maybe just a rough day! ;) Great blog. Thanks for much for your recipes using stevia as a sweetener. Always looking for new ways to use it!

  2. grain free Tiramisu...I'm all about it! So excited to try this!!