Tiramisu with matzah matzamisu tiramatzu  

This is a riff on a tiramisù recipe adapted for Passover. The matzah replaces traditional Lady Fingers -- hence the "tiramatzù" name. 


  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar + 1 T sugar
  • 15 oz. mascarpone
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 T amaretto + 2 T amaretto
  • 6 Matzah squares
  • 2 c coffee 
  • Cocoa powder (to garnish)


  • Mix egg yolks and 1/2 c sugar until the yellow becomes pale. Mix in the mascarpone and 2 T amaretto
  • Whip egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold into the mascarpone mixture. 
  • In a shallow casserole, combine coffee, 1 T sugar, and 2 T amaretto. Mix until the sugar dissolves. 
  • Dip the first matzah square into the coffee mixture for 30 seconds or softened. 
  • In a large glass bowl, place the first square and spoon over the mascarpone mixture. Repeat until all ingredients are used. 
  • Refrigerator 2-24 hours before serving. 
  • Dust with cocoa powder right before it is served. 

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