Fake Bake: How to spot a fake tiramisu

Am I real or an imposter?

Is it-?

Could it be-?

I don’t know.

Sometimes, you need an expert’s view to realize whether the tiramisu you’ve spotted is a real or a fake. Here are some tips to help you spot a fake tiramisu.

1.The yogurt can be seen trying to ooze out from the layers.

 fake tiramisu has yogurt

2. You can’t see anything past the whipped cream.

whipped cream

3. Enquire if the tiramisu has Mascarpone cheese. If the shopkeeper looks at you like you’ve sprouted two heads, you can safely assume it’s a fake tiramisu.

 fake tiramisu has no mascapone cheese

4. If the sign reads eggless tiramisu, it’s so not Good luck for the vegans though, eh?

 fake tiramisu has no eggs

5. Ladyfingers (savoiardi) will be missing.

 fake tiramisu has no ladyfingers

6. If the top layer is anything other than cocoa powder, doubt the integrity of the tiramisu.

 fake tiramisu lacks cocoa powder


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