Prep Time: 20 minutes


  • 8 ounce carton mascarpone cheese 
  • 2/3 cup sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 200 grams lady fingers cookies 
  • 1 cup espresso coffee w/Amaretto liquor added 
  • cocoa or chocolate shavings to garnish


Whip sugar and egg yolks until very smooth and lightly colored (takes 5-7 minutes). Add mascarpone cheese and continue mixing. In separate bowl, whip egg whites (room temperature) until stiff. Fold into egg yolk mixture. Dip the cookies quickly in the coffee/liquor mixture and cover the bottom of a 9X9” glass dish. Cover with the mascarpone batter. Put in freezer for several hours. Remove from freezer 20 minutes before serving. Top with chocolate, cut and serve.

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