Basic ingredients:
Serves 4

- 1 Package of Savoiardi (Italian Lady Fingers)
- 4 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1 lb of Marscapone cheese - 1 cup of heavy cream
- 1/2 cup freshly made espresso coffee
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder


  • In a large bowl, beat egg yolks with sugar until the mixture is thickened and light lemon color.
  • Mix in the Marscapone cheese until thoroughly mixed.
  • In a medium-size bow whip the cream until stiff peaks form and fold into the cheese mixture.
  • Dip the Savoiardi in espresso and line a 9 by 13 inch pan with them.
  • Pour in half the cheese mixture and smooth.
  • Add another layer of the Savoiardi dipped in espresso.
  • Pour the remaining cheese mixture on top and smooth.
  • Chill for 2 hours and dust with cocoa powder before serving.

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