Muddy Rudder’s Tiramisu for Valentine’s Day 

30 ladyfingers
6 cups heavy cream, whipped
2 cups mascarpone cheese
cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
cup kahlua
cup strong espresso
Shaved chocolate, powdered espresso and mint leaves for garnish

1.In a mixing bowl, combine heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla. Whisk for approximately 3-4 minutes or until the cream forms stiff peaks.
2.Fold mascarpone cheese into whipped cream.
3.In a separate bowl, combine kahlua and espresso
4.Using a martini glass for serving, place a spoonful of the whipped cream and cheese mixture in the middle of the glass.
5.Roll 5 ladyfingers in the kahlua and espresso mixture. Then line martini glass with the ladyfingers.
6.Place more of the whipped cream and cheese mixture in the middle of the glass until full.
7.Sprinkle powdered espresso and shaved chocolate on top then garnish with mint leaves.

*** Makes 6 servings ***

*** This may also be served in a casserole dish by lining dish with the kahlua soaked ladyfingers, then spreading the cream and cheese mixture over the top. Sprinkle with powdered espresso and shaved chocolate. ***

*** Suggested wine to accompany this dish is named Primobacio Moscato D’ Asti ***