Start by making the coffee reduction. Place the coffee in a small pan, bring to a simmer and reduce to 25ml. Set aside to cool.
In a bowl, mix the icing sugar, mascarpone, coffee reduction and Tia Maria. In a separate bowl, whip the double cream until soft peaks form.
Fold the double cream through the coffee and Tia Maria mixture - make sure the mixture does not split. Set aside in the fridge until ready to serve.
For the sponge, break the sponge fingers in half and lay out on a tray. Pour the Amaretto, espresso and Tia Maria onto the sponge, making sure they spread evenly. Leave the fingers to soak in the liquid for 1 hour.
To finish, layer the sponge at the bottom of a glass or tumbler. Sprinkle with grated chocolate and add a layer of the cream. Sprinkle with some more grated chocolate add then another sponge finger layer, followed by another layer of the cream. Sprinkle again with grated chocolate, dust with cocoa powder and serve.
- 480ml double cream
- 50g icing sugar
- 265g marscapone
- 250ml strong coffee, from a cafetiére
- 35ml tia maria
- 35ml amaretto
- 150ml espresso, made with ground coffee beans and hot water
- 150g sponge fingers
- 100g dark chocolate
- 50g cocoa powder
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- Other time: allow time for soaking
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