Italian desserts (199)

    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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    11 reviews

    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

    673 reviews

    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

    8 reviews

    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

    307 reviews

    A traditional, easy and delicious Italian pud. I had a difficult time finding a good and easy recipe on the internet, so I made up my own recipe. It tastes just like the panna cotta served in Italy. This keeps well for several days in the refrigerator.

    Recipe by: CHERYLA33

    194 reviews

    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

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