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Meyer Lemon Tiramisu in a Jar

It may not officially be spring yet – but with temperatures in the 50s around here, it definitely feels like spring has sprung. Even yesterday, while taking a long walk with a good friend, I saw buds on a few bushes and in flower patches here and there. That got me excited, thinking about flowers blooming and Easter and a new season…and of course the first fresh fruits and vegetables of the season, a welcome change from the squashes and root vegetables in abundance during the winter. Since we’re not quite there yet though, I’ve been using a lot of citrus in my cooking as well as my desserts, and these mini spring tiramisu desserts are no exception. I whipped up some savoiardi cookies from my favorite tiramisu recipe, as well as my favorite Meyer lemon curd, and the rest of the dessert was a pinch to throw together…I used these Weck jelly jars, and I thought they made perfect individual-sized servings. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did!

For the cookie layer:

For the whipped cream layer:

To make the whipped cream layer, beat the cream on high speed until soft peaks form. Add in the powdered sugar and mascarpone cheese, and then continue beating until stiff peaks form.

For the Meyer lemon curd layer:

In each jar, assemble the tiramisu layers in the following order: savoiardi cookies dipped in coffee, whipped cream, and Meyer lemon curd. Repeat twice for each jar. Makes four 7.4-ounce jelly jars.

Posted by on March 8, 2012.

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Categories: desserts & sweets

23 Responses

  1. This looks so bright and yummy…a great alternative to regular tiramisu!! LOVE.

    by Cookbook Queen on Mar 8, 2012 at 11:09 am

  2. Hubby here! This is a must try. I ate up the whole jar in like 3 seconds. So good!

    by Chris on Mar 8, 2012 at 11:25 am

  3. This looks so good, printing out this recipe to put in my must try recipes. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    by Stacy on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:03 pm

  4. I adore lemon curd, and I love your twist on tiramisu. The individual servings are so cute!

    by Jenna on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:11 pm

  5. This looks amazing–so pretty and light for spring!

    by Ashley {Kitchen Meets Girl} on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:57 pm

  6. This would be adorable at brunch or tea time. Actually, I think these would be a great excuse to have a tea party!

    by Wendi @ Bon Appetit Hon on Mar 8, 2012 at 1:30 pm

  7. oh yeah. OH YEAH. That is a jar of awesome.

    by Casey@Good. Food. Stories. on Mar 8, 2012 at 9:55 pm

  8. WHERE are you finding the Meyer Lemons?! I am so jealous. Also, these look gorgeous.

    by Amber | Bluebonnets & Brownies on Mar 8, 2012 at 10:39 pm

  9. I love those cute little Weck jars!

    by Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:59 am

  10. Delicious! What a great idea 🙂

    by Mireia on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:20 am

  11. I actually have meyer lemons…and mascarpone! Can’t wait to try these, Tracy. Love the beautiful spring colors.

    by Aimee @ Simple Bites on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm

  12. You made my day … I going to the backyard and picking lemons in about 10 minutes!

    by Brenda @ SweetSimpleStuff on Mar 9, 2012 at 1:11 pm

  13. Everything made in jars is so darn cute! Being a big lemon fan, I immediately started salivating when I saw these photos. Yum!

    by Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:25 pm

  14. That is a perfect picture of spring! I love anything lemon!

    by Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:29 pm

  15. Mmm…thinks looks so good.! I can never find meyer lemons where I live. I wish I could. These are so pretty:)

    by Raina on Mar 11, 2012 at 10:33 am

  16. oh these make me so happy! I am so ready for spring and these look delicious 🙂

    by megan @ whatmegansmaking on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:06 am

  17. Beautiful! LOVE your Weck Jars, they are my favorite.

    by Jamie | My Baking Addiction on Mar 12, 2012 at 5:38 pm

  18. I found Meyer lemons at Walmart. They make the most awesome lemon curd!

    by Sharan on Mar 12, 2012 at 8:26 pm

  19. Your desserts sound amazing. A great way to welcome spring.

    by Barbara @ Barbara Bakes on Mar 12, 2012 at 10:59 pm

  20. this is a wonderful idea!:D

    by review on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm

  21. I LOVE the idea of Meyer Lemon Tiramisu and it looks incredible! 🙂 Can’t wait to try this out!

    by Lindsey @ Gingerbread Bagels on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:21 pm

  22. A perfect combination for spring!

    by Sheryl (Flowery Prose) on Mar 14, 2012 at 7:56 am

  23. Lemon tiramisu sounds awesome! I’ve been loving citrus flavors lately, especially lemon – definitely because of the weather!

    by Liz (Little Bitty Bakes) on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:38 pm

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