Angela Pietrantonio


Very delectable dessert! Serve in pretty dessert glasses and you will wow them on this one!

Recipe Source~ Country Italian

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min


2 Tbsp
instant coffee crystals
1/2 c
hot water
(3 ounce) packages ladyfingers (24), cut crosswise into quarters
(14 ounce) can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
8 oz
mascarone or cream cheese, divided
2 c
whipping cream, divided
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided


1In small mixing bowl, dissolve coffee crystals in water; set aside 1 tablespoon coffee mixture. Brush remaining coffee mixture on cut sides of ladyfingers; set aside.
2In large mixing bowl, gradually beat 1/4 cup Eagle Brand and mascarpone. Add 1 1/4 cups whipping cream, vanilla and reserved 1 tablespoon coffee mixture; beat until soft peaks form. Fold in half the chips.
3In heavy saucepan over low heat, melt remaining chips with remaining Eagle Brand.
4Using 8 tall dessert glasses or parfait glasses, layer mascarpone mixture, chocolate mixture and ladyfinger pieces, beginning and ending with mascarpone mixture. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
5In medium mixing bowl, beat remaining 3/4 cup whipping cream until soft peaks form. To serve, spoon whipped cream over dessert. Garnish as desired. Stove covered in refrigerator.

18 points per serving

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #cheese