This classy-looking dessert is anything but. Serve with a glass of sweet sherry for the perfect lazy bogan treat.

White Trash Tiramisu (AKA Scallywag Icebox Cake) – Serves 6-8

What you need:

  • 1 packet chocolate ‘scallywag’ biscuits or other plain chocolate biscuits (250g)
  • 600 ml pure cream
  • 2-3 Tablespoons cheap rum
  • ¼ cup coke
  • 3 Tbsp icing sugar mixture
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • For decorating – 2 strawberries (optional)

What you do:
Whip ⅔ of the cream to firm peaks. Mix together the rum and coke in a small bowl.

On a rectangular platter, lay out 6 biscuits in three rows of two.

Brush well with rum and coke, spread with a layer of cream. Repeat until all biscuits are used – I had 5 layers of bikkies.

Coat the entire thing with a thin layer of the remaining cream (on all sides) cover loosely with cling wrap and refrigerate at least overnight.

A couple of hours before serving, whip the remaining cream with cocoa and icing sugar to soft peaks. Spread with a knife or metal spatula, dipping in hot water for the final smooth over. If desired, mix some cocoa and hot water and smooth over a couple of stripes, blending into the cream. Top with strawberries, chill and serve.

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9 Responses to White Trash Tiramisu

  1. white trash ahahaha that’s awesome!

  2. Rum and coke! Love it!
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  3. vegeTARAian says:

    Oh my, that looks awesome!!!
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  4. Toni Fish says:

    Wow, it’s a bogan savoiarti cake! Just replace the scallywags with almond sponge fingers, the rum&coke with marsarla, add in some grated dark chocolate and you’re done!

    Y’know, one day we’re actually going to sit down together over a coffee and actually talk.

    =o)
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  5. Haha, love the name!
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  6. I love trashy desserts – awesome recipe!
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  7. To make it truly bogan you need to specify “Bundy” for the rum. And call it “Tira-tira-fuckin’-I-dunno-somekinda-wog-name.”
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  8. Cand you send me some :p ? It looks like wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

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