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Recipe Information
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  • 6 oz (168 grm) Mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) Cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) Icing or Confectioners sugar
  • 5 tbsp (70 ml) Kahlua, any coffee-flavored
  • liqueur, or very strong coffee
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Whipping cream
  • 12 Lady fingers
  • Beat the cheese, cocoa powder, icing sugar, 3 tbsp (45 ml) of the Kahlua, 1/2 tsp (2 ml) of the vanilla extract in a large bowl with a wire whisk until well blended.
  • In another bowl, whip the whipping ream until soft peaks form.
  • Fold the whipped cream into the cheese mixture.
  • Combine the remaining Kahlua and vanilla in a small bowl.
  • Cut the lady fingers in half lenghwise.
  • Using either a 1-quart glass dessert bowl or 6 individual glass bowls, place one layer of lady fingers on the bottom.
  • Brush with some of the Kahlua/vanilla mixture.
  • 1/3 Spoon of the cheese mixture on top of the lady finger layer.
  • Repeat two more times until there are three layers of both lady fingers and cheese mixture.
  • If there are lady fingers left, use them to decorate the top of the dessert, drizzling any leftover Kahlua/vanilla mixture over the fingers.
  • Dust the top lightly with cocoa powder and serve with sweetened whipped cream if desired.