3 tablespoons sugar
2 egg yolks
2 ounces cream cheese
5 3/8 ounces mascarpone cheese (use cream cheese if not available)
3 teaspoons marsala wine
7 ounces heavy whipping cream whipped
2 cups espresso or strong coffee
1 ounce additional marsala
2 tablespoons additional sugar
1/2 cup warm water
24 French-style ladyfinger cookies
3 tablespoons powdered sweetened cocoa mix
In an electric mixer, prepare cream mixture by whipping sugar and egg yolks on high speed until pale yellow and thick. With mixer on medium speed, add cream cheese and whip until smooth. Add mascarpone and Marsala. Mix until incorporated. Fold in whipped cream. Refrigerate.
To prepare espresso mixture, combine espresso, additional Marsala, sugar, and warm water.
To assemble, dip ladyfingers in espresso mixture. Place one layer of dipped ladyfingers on bottom of serving platter. Top with one layer of cream mixture. Add another layer of dipped ladyfingers, topped with a second layer of cream mixture. Sift cocoa over top.
Per serving: 743 Calories; 50g Fat (60% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 483mg Cholesterol; 189mg Sodium