Try this amazing dessert recipe!


  • 30 Savoiardi biscuits (Italian ladyfingers)

  • 300g mascarpone

  • 100g caster sugar

  • 3 eggs yolks and whites separated

  • 400ml of strong espresso coffee

  • 80ml rum

  • Cocoa powder


  • 1.

    Beat the egg yolks and the sugar together until the mixture becomes pale.

  • 2.

    Beat the whites until they form fluffy peaks. Mix the yolk and sugar mixture together with the mascarpone and then fold the whites in gradually.

  • 3.

    Mix coffee and rum together. Soak the savoiardi in the coffee/rum mixture then arrange a layer on the bottom of a small rectangular ceramic dish.

  • 4.

    Spread on a layer of the mascarpone then repeat the process until all the biscuits and mascarpone are used up.

  • 5.

    Sprinkle the mascarpone on top with the cocoa powder and refrigerate for 4-5 hours before serving.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

Powered by

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings