A myth attached to the Zabaglione/Zabaione is that mothers made this for their son on his wedding night to ensure he could perform his marital duties!
Traditionally a Sicilian/Italian breakfast for children and adults. If made for children, some parents don’t add the espresso coffee.
Also very well known as a dessert that is commonly served in restaurants (and the recipe varies).


  • 2 egg yolks

  • 2 teaspoons Sugar

  • Sicilian Marsala

  • Espresso Coffee hot and freshley brewed


  • 1.

    Add the egg yolks to a large cup.

  • 2.

    Add and mix in the sugar.

  • 3.

    Make sure you stir the sugar well (into the egg yolks) with a spoon.

  • 4.

    Then add a little splash of Marsala and a little splash of Espresso Coffee and stir well.

  • 5.

    Eat (or drink) immediately.

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