Summer Tiramisu

Tiramisu is my favorite dessert!

And this orange one is a fresher version that tastes really good now with the summer heat. Try it and let me know what you think.



serves 8

1 cup natural orange juice

8 Champagne cookies

1 Pack of ricotta

2 Tbsp brown or brown sugar

1 Tbsp orange zest

1 Egg white

Tbsp fine sugar

Cocoa powder, to serve

Strawberries (or fruit of your choice), hulled, washed, sliced, to serve


  1. Place the orange juice in a bowl. Dip the cookies, one at a time, into the juice and line the bases of eight 125 ml (1/2 cup) glasses. Drizzle with the remaining orange juice.

  2. Mix the ricotta, brown sugar and orange zest in a medium bowl.

  3. Use a whisk to mix the egg and sugar in a clean, dry bowl until soft peaks form.

  4. Use a metal spoon to incorporate the egg white into the ricotta mixture.

  5. Divide the ricotta mixture between serving glasses. Cover with cling paper and store in the fridge for 2 hours until cold.

  6. Top with strawberries to serve.