Mini Tiramisu Eclairs
Posted by: Jerseygirl Thur 9 Feb 2006 12:25 pm
Source: Southern Living, February 2003
1/3 cup hot water
2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 (3-ounce) packages ladyfingers, split
1 (8-ounce) package mascarpone cheese*
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon whipping cream
Stir together first 3 ingredients until sugar is dissolved; set aside 2
tablespoons mixture. Brush cut sides of ladyfingers evenly with remaining coffee
Stir together mascarpone cheese, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and chocolate syrup
until blended. Spoon or pipe mascarpone cheese mixture evenly onto 24 cut sides
of ladyfinger halves; top with remaining ladyfinger halves, cut sides down.
Microwave chocolate morsels, butter, and cream at HIGH 30 seconds or until
melted, stirring twice. Place chocolate mixture in a small heavy-duty zip-top
bag; seal bag. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag, and drizzle over éclairs.
Let stand until firm.
Stir together reserved coffee mixture and remaining 1 cup powdered sugar,
stirring until blended. Place coffee-powdered sugar mixture in a small
heavy-duty zip-top bag; seal bag. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag. Drizzle
éclairs evenly with coffee-powdered sugar mixture. Place on a serving platter,
cake stand, or in candy boxes, if desired.
*1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened, may be substituted.
Yield: Makes 24 éclairs