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Italian desserts (112)

Find luscious and easy to make Italian dessert recipes, from tiramisu to panna cotta and zabaglione. We also have delicious biscotti recipes, perfect with after-dinner coffee.

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2 reviews
 
4hr20min

This classic Italian tiramisu is the only recipe you'll ever need! Luscious mascarpone cheese layered with espresso-soaked sponge fingers, with a touch of cognac or brandy.

Recipe by: Magda

 
4 reviews
 
40min

These sponge fingers are also known as lady fingers. They are sweet, crisp and light. They can be eaten as is with a cup of tea or coffee or used in other recipes, such as tiramisu.

Recipe by: PEGW

 
17 reviews
 
1hr

This classic Italian dessert is made with sponge fingers (also known as ladyfingers or boudoir biscuits) and mascarpone cheese. It can be made in a trifle bowl or a spring form cake tin.

Recipe by: Carol

 
7 reviews
 
38min

Yes, you can buy good sponge fingers so easily, but this homemade sponge finger recipe is practically just as easy as running to the shop. Have a go at making your own sponge fingers for trifles or tiramisu.

Recipe by: Roxanne

 
5 reviews
 
15min

This is such an easy, but beautiful dessert to serve for company in the summer when fresh berries are in season. Gelatine leaves work better, but powdered gelatine is easier to find generally.

Recipe by: Florence

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Tiramisu
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Light panna cotta

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