Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Serves: 8,Yield: 1Batch
About This Recipe
“Traditional Italian Desert. The name translates to “pick me up” — and it will :-)”
4largeegg whites, beaten in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form
2cupscold espresso, sweetened
1/4 cup brandy or 1/4 cupmilk
1/2 cupcocoa powder
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).
Fold the mascarpone into the eggs until thoroughly incorporated and smooth.
GENTLY fold the egg whites into the mascarpone mixture.
Donât whip air into the mixture; it should be creamy and smooth.
Mix the coffee and brandy (or milk) in a medium bow.
Quickly dip the 21 of the lady fingers into the coffee mixture one at a time and place them in the bottom of a 9×14 dish, spread half of the mascarpone mixture on the lady fingers.
Sprinkle half the cocoa powder on top with a fine mesh strainer.
Repeat the process with remaining ladyfingers, cheese and cocoa.
Cover the dish and refrigerate for several hrs before serving.
Garnish with shaved chocolate before serving.
“Sooooo good!!! Exactly what i was looking for!!”
“Very easy to make and was delish !”
“very good recipe.”