This classic Italian dessert has triple the chocolate for an intense flavor sensation. Purchased ladyfingers are the key to this quick recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line the bottom of an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with some of the ladyfingers, cutting to fit as necessary. Drizzle half of the espresso over ladyfingers; set aside.

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  • In a medium mixing bowl, beat together the mascarpone cheese, whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer just until stiff peaks form. Beat in the chocolate liqueur until just combined. Spoon half of the mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, spreading evenly. Sprinkle white chocolate and bittersweet chocolate over the mascarpone mixture. Top with another layer of ladyfingers (reserve any remaining ladyfingers for another use). Layer with remaining espresso and mascarpone cheese mixture.

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  • Cover and chill for 6 to 24 hours. Sift cocoa powder over top of dessert. If desired, garnish with cocoa beans.

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  • Makes 12 squares.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; 19 g total fat; 11 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 104 mg cholesterol; 42 mg sodium. 51 mg potassium; 17 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 6 g protein; 292 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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08/20/2015
Is there a non-alcoholic substitute for the chocolate liqueur?