lemon tiramisu cake with a piece on a black plate
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Lemon Tiramisu Cake

Lemon Tiramisu Cake, white chocolate, whipped cream and mascarpone make this no egg Tiramisu Cake Recipe perfectly delicious.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American/Italian
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

ANGEL FOOD CAKE

  • 1 cup flour (120 grams)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (1.4 grams)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar (divided) (281 grams)
  • 8 egg whites (room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice (2.36 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (5 ml)

LEMON SYRUP

  • 1 cup water (250 grams)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (100 grams)
  • juice of 2 lemons

LEMON TIRAMISU FILLING

  • 1 cup mascarpone (remove from fridge 30 minutes before using) (250 grams)
  • 1 cup whole cream (240 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons icing / powdered sugar
  • zest of 3 lemons (finely grated)

Instructions

ANGEL FOOD CAKE

  • Pre-heat oven to 350° F (180° C)  Ungreased 9 inch (23 centimeter) tube pan.
  • Sift together flour, salt and 1/4 cup sugar 3 times.
  • In a large bowl beat egg whites, lemon juice and vanilla on medium speed until soft peaks form, gradually add the 1 cup sugar (a little at a time), continue beating until stiff peaks form (don't over beat).
  • Fold in flour (quarter cup at a time), gently fold until combined (do not over fold). Spoon into ungreased 9 inch tube pan. Gently cut through batter with a metal knife to eliminate air bubbles.
  • Bake for approximately 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan upside down. Remove from pan and slice in half through the middle.   Drizzle bottom half with lemon syrup and top with half Tiramisu filling, repeat with top half.  Sprinkle with white chocolate flakes and dried Lemon zest**. Refrigerate 4 hours or better still over night.  Enjoy!

LEMON SYRUP

  • In a small pot mix together water, sugar and lemon juice, heat on a slow boil until sugar has completely dissolved and mixture has thickened slightly, approximately 10-15 minutes.  Remove from heat and let cool completely.

LEMON TIRAMISU FILLING

  • Gently mix together mascarpone and lemon zest, add cream and sugar and beat until thick.

DRIED LEMON ZEST**

  • Grate 2 or 3 lemons, place zest on parchment paper and let dry over night.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.5mg