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freezing tiramisu?

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jenhen2 Mar 5, 2011 01:16 AM

My friends were hosting a pot luck with an Italian theme and asked me to bring the dessert. I made a huge tiramisu (ingredients cost me about $30) yesterday for the dinner tonight and just got an email that they cancelled the dinner. I have no idea what to do with this dessert!!! Can I freeze part of it? My husband and I can't eat this all ourselves. What would you do? This is pretty annoying.

Thanks!

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  1. Jay F RE: jenhen2 Mar 5, 2011 06:42 AM

    It won't be the same, but freezing it is better than throwing it out.

    Do you have a friend who's in AA? Call him up and let him take it to a meeting (assuming there's no booze in it).

    1. ipsedixit RE: jenhen2 Mar 5, 2011 09:37 AM

      Of course you can. Many tiramisu's are traditionally made with a quick 1 or 2 hour trip in the freezer.

      Once you've frozen it, just let it thaw out on the counter before serving.

      Just like brand new.

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        jenhen2 RE: ipsedixit Mar 5, 2011 05:55 PM

        Thanks for the advice! I'll try it out. It looks too pretty to waste!!!

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          junglekitte RE: ipsedixit Mar 18, 2011 05:50 PM

          I froze my tiramisu for two weeks and it came out great! I thawed it in the fridge.

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          michaelnrdx RE: jenhen2 Jun 29, 2013 12:32 AM

          Now isn't that annoying! I hate it when people cancel on you after you've planned to make a recipe!

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            treb RE: jenhen2 Jun 29, 2013 04:33 AM

            Don't freeze the marscapone cheese will break, got neighbors??

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              hotoynoodle RE: treb Jun 29, 2013 07:17 AM

              have never had issues freezing cheeses like cream cheese or mascarpone.

            2. MickiYam RE: jenhen2 Jun 29, 2013 04:42 AM

              Frozen T is amazing. Totally different texture. Let it thaw ten minutes before serving.

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