Ladyfinger Pear Tiramisu

1 pear, peeled, sliced
1/2 cup pear juice
1/2 cup pear brandy
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
Two 8 oz containers mascarpone cheese
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
27 soft ladyfingers

Toss first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, set aside.

Beat mascarpone and next 4 ingredients in a bowl until combined, then beat until fluffy. Do not over beat.

Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap, leaving a overhang.

Arrange 9 ladyfingers in bottom of pan. Top with half of the pears, drizzle with 3 tablespoons pear liquid. Spread 1 cup mascarpone mixture over pears. Repeat. Top with remaining ladyfingers, drizzle with 3 tablespoons pear liquid.

Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate 8 hours.

To serve—Lift tiramisu out of pan, invert onto a platter, remove plastic wrap. Cover top and sides with remaining mascarpone mixture.

Makes 8 servings.


Good Cook 8 Inch x 4 Inch Loaf Pan

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