Course : Cakes
Serves: 4
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3 tablespoons sugar
2 large egg yolks
2 ounces cream cheese
5 3/8 ounces mascarpone cheese
3 teaspoons marsala wine
7 ounces heavy whipping cream -- whipped
2 cups espresso or strong coffee
1 ounce additional marsala
2 tablespoons additional sugar
1/2 cup warm water
24 pieces french-style ladyfinger cookies
3 tablespoons powdered sweetened cocoa mix

Preparation / Directions:

STEP ONE: Prepare Cream Mixture-- In an electric mixer, prepare cream mixture by whipping sugar and egg yolks on high speed until pale yellow and thick. With mixer on medium speed, add cream cheese and whip until smooth. Add mascarpone and Marsala. Mix until incorporated. Fold in whipped cream. Refrigerate. STEP TWO: Prepare Espresso Mixture-- To prepare espresso mixture, combine espresso, additional Marsala, sugar, and warm water. STEP THREE: To assemble, dip ladyfingers in espresso mixture. Place one layer of dipped ladyfingers on bottom of serving platter. Top with one layer of cream mixture. Add another layer of dipped ladyfingers, topped with a second layer of cream mixture. Sift cocoa over top.


Nutritional Information:

461 Calories (kcal); 43g Total Fat; (84% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 242mg Cholesterol; 88mg Sodium

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