READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Steve_G

Traditional Italian Desert. The name translates to "pick me up" -- and it will :-)

Top Review by misscain


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale yellow (about 8 minutes).
  2. Fold the mascarpone into the eggs until thoroughly incorporated and smooth.
  3. GENTLY fold the egg whites into the mascarpone mixture.
  4. Don’t whip air into the mixture; it should be creamy and smooth.
  5. Mix the coffee and brandy (or milk) in a medium bow.
  6. Quickly dip the 21 of the lady fingers into the coffee mixture one at a time and place them in the bottom of a 9x14 dish, spread half of the mascarpone mixture on the lady fingers.
  7. Sprinkle half the cocoa powder on top with a fine mesh strainer.
  8. Repeat the process with remaining ladyfingers, cheese and cocoa.
  9. Cover the dish and refrigerate for several hrs before serving.
  10. Garnish with shaved chocolate before serving.

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