Here’s a fabulous holiday twist to a favorite dessert – tiramisu! With the added pumpkin and spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, this is a lovely dessert to serve this time of year!

Pumpkin Tiramisu


8 Sundae glasses or bowls

32 Donsuemor Traditional Madeleines

2 cups chilled heavy cream (“Mom” prefers organic)

1/4 cup rum

1 cup sugar

1 cup mascarpone cheese

2 cups canned pumpkin puree (“Mom” prefers organic)

1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg


For the tiramisu:

In a chilled metal bowl, beat whipped cream and sugar until soft peaks form.

Add mascarpone, cheese, pumpkin and spices. Beat until smooth.

To assemble:

Lay two madeleines in the bottom of individual bowls or glasses.

Evenly distribute two tablespoons of rum between the individual bowls, sprinkling on to the madeleines .

Spoon over half of the filling. Repeat.

Chill overnight.

Serves 8

Serve with more whipped cream, if desired.

*Image and recipe courtesy of Donsuemor Traditional Madeleines.*