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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

I stopped by Roni-Sue's Chocolates this afternoon to pick up a few truffles, some pig candy, and perhaps a slice of pie. But something else caught my eye. Could that be? Tiramisu? I asked the girl behind the counter, and yes indeed, it was tiramisu ($5), a recent addition to their lineup of sweets at the Essex Street Market. It's a boozy one for sure, ladyfingers soaked all the way through. The bulk of the tiramisu is the mascarpone cream layer, utterly light, pure and dusted in cocoa powder. That said, I found the cake and cream proportions are off—I'd have preferred a little less cream—but it's still tasty. (Keep your eyes out for a tiramisu roundup in the near future!)

Roni-Sue's Chocolates

120 Essex Street # 11/12, New York NY 10002 (map)
212-260-0421
roni-sue.com

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