Today is a big day, yall. Like we need dessert to celebrate kind of day. Its national Pi Day! Today is March 14th or 3-14 which is referred to as Pi Day. And if you are like me [and millions of other people] you celebrate Pi Day with pie. Makes sense right? [Pie always makes sense.] And since we are having pie, we might as well have a cup of coffee. Or cut the middle man and have a coffee pie. A frozen tiramisu pie to be exact.
Around Christmas time my mom and I were in the cooking mood so we decided to try our hand at homemade tiramisu. And it was awesome. And actually really easy to make. So when I started thinking of pie recipes for Pi Day, my mind immediately went to tiramisu. [Well, it actually went to 100 different possibilities but settled on this one. My mind wanders when it comes to food.]
So there are two camps when it comes to tiramisu – the cook your eggs camp and the don’t need to cook your eggs camp. I didn’t realize there were two camps until after I made and ate this pie. My pie resides in the non cooked eggs camp, but its an easy switch to the other side. I’m fairly certain both ways taste delicious. Plus, its frozen so that just makes everything better. And coffee. Need I say more?
If I had to choose between the frozen and the traditional version, I think I would pick frozen. Its like a frozen coffee covered in whipped cream and sprinkled with cocoa. Its like a frozen piece of love in a lady finger pie crust. Need I say more? [I won’t. Promise.]
Frozen Tiramisu Pie
- Approx. 30 ladyfingers
- 5 eggs, separated
- 1 cup sugar plus 2 tablespoons for the crust
- 1 cup coffee
- 1 stick of butter, melted
- 3 8 oz tubs of mascarpone cheese
- pinch of salt
- cocoa for dusting
In step one, place the egg yolks and sugar over a double boiler and mix while they cook. They should still turn out pale and thick.
Cut with a warmed knife.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 4330Cholesterol: 2245mgSodium: 2081mgCarbohydrates: 426gFiber: 4gSugar: 215gProtein: 87g
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Lisa | Je suis alimentageuse says
What the whaaaat. Frozen tiramisú?! That is a delicious spin on traditional tiramisú!
Right?! That’s what I thought. I may never have regular tiramisu again. Ok, I lied. I will. But this is my preference now.
Heather @ French Press says
tiramisu is one of my all time favorite desserts! love it in pie form 🙂
Thanks Heather! We love it here too!
Martha @ A Family Feast says
You had me at tiramisu – and the fact that it’s frozen just makes it even better (if that is possible…) Love this pie!!
My thoughts exactly! Great minds think alike!
Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas says
It’s so pretty. This would be a great company dessert.
Thanks Kathleen! It sure would be!
Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen says
I absolutely adore tiramisu and wow you made it in to a pie!! AWESOME 🙂
Thanks Elizabeth! Everything is better in pie form, no? 🙂
Julianne @ Beyond Frosting says
I love frozen pies! What a fun idea!
Thanks Julianne! It was pretty fun AND tasty 🙂
Kelley, what a fabulous idea for a pie! I love that you did a frozen one for PiDay 🙂
I pinned it to my PIE board 🙂 Happy Belated PiDay.
Thanks Ang! Happy Belated PiDay! 🙂
I have a question: how many lady fingers go into the crust, and how many go into the filling? Did I miss something in the recipe?
20 for the crust and 10 for the filling. I need to update it and add that info. Thanks for asking!