Recipe courtesy of Acqua Al 2


  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min


5 fresh eggs, separated

5 tablespoons sugar

17 1/2 ounces mascarpone cheese

30 ladyfingers

2 cups espresso coffee

2 tablespoons coffee powder


  1. Whip the egg whites until they form hard peaks, set aside. Whip the egg yolks with the sugar until you reach a pale yellow color. Whip in the mascarpone cheese for 5 minutes.
  2. Fold in the egg whites to the mascarpone cream and mix. Pour a layer of mascarpone cream into a large glass bowl or small individual bowls top with a layer of ladyfingers soaked in the espresso coffee. Repeat this operation 2 more times.
  3. Finish with a mascarpone cream layer and sprinkle with the coffee powder.
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This is the way it's made in Italy. 

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